Headlam Scotland makes great headway with Recofloor
- 04 November 2011
- Company & Industry News
Since launching Recofloor in Scotland just under six months ago, Headlam Scotland is turning the UK’s award-winning vinyl flooring recycling scheme into a real success story north of the border.
More than 10 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring has been collected by the firm,
Collected material is sent back to flooring manufacturers and Recofloor founders, Altro and Polyflor for further processing. Clean offcuts are reprocessed back into new vinyl flooring. Smooth uplifted flooring is used to make traffic management products such as traffic cone bases and speed bumps.
Waste vinyl flooring off-cuts are also being collected from the new £840 million New South Glasgow Hospital Campus — the biggest single NHS hospital building project ever undertaken in
On November 2nd, Headlam
Recofloor representatives Matthew Charlton or Megan Gaffney will be available to explain more about the scheme. New Recofloor members also receive starter packs that include material specification, collection bags, a brochure and Certificate of Commitment.
Chris Pickles, Commercial Director Headlam
“Although it’s early days yet, we are delighted to report that we have already collected more than 10 tonnes of recyclable material through the Recofloor scheme. We feel this is a great achievement and a fantastic contribution towards reducing our environmental impact.”
Jane Gardner, Recofloor Project Manager, of Axion Consulting: “As the first Recofloor distributor in
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