Eco-Friendly Flooring from Shaw Floors
It is no secret that Green Products are a standard in the flooring industry of the present market and no one sets that standard better than Shaw Floors.
At first glance they might seem like any other flooring manufacturer who has done their part in becoming more environmentaly concious. It is on closer inspection though, that you will find Shaw Floors is one of the founders of the green movement in the flooring industry. Much of their success in the process of becoming a more sustainable manufacturer has been from using the Cradle to Cradle certification and sustainable principles.
The Cradle to Cradle certification was developed by architect William McDonough and chemist Dr. Michael Braungart and is one of the most esteemed sustainable product certifications in the world.
The principles set forth by Cradle to Cradle is based upon a manufacturer being able to produce improvement each year in five different areas in order to obtain the coveted certification.
These include; social responsibility, safe and appropriately sourced materials, renewable energy, water quality, and material reutilization.
Hard work pays off apparently when it comes to sustainable practices because Shaw Floors has now earned that certification on hundreds of products and continues to improve in all areas each year.
Taking a quick look through their two thousand and eleven sustainability report will leave you impressed at their attention to detail in so many different areas of sustainable practices.
Whether you are looking for residential or commercial flooring, if environmentally concious products are important to you then consider Shaw Floors many products that have much more than a guarantee to come from sustainable production.