Starnet Presents Environmental Awards
Darien, CT, May 16, 2-13 -- — Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring recently recognized three Starnet Member Companies for excellence in Environmental Stewardship, a newly established award.
The Gold Award was presented to Corporate Floors of Grapevine, Texas. In 2005, it created Texas Carpet Recycling to service its own carpet recycling needs and then to service other dealers and mills in Texas. In its Installation Division, it recycles all carpet, cardboard and all packing film. This equals over 200,000 yards of carpet recycled in the last 24 months along with several tons of cardboard and plastic film.
The Silver Award was presented to New York NY-based Consolidated Carpet. Its “Con-Serve Reclamation Program” has diverted over one million pounds of carpet from landfills over each of the past three years – with over 174,070 yards of combined carpet and carpet tile, weighing 518 tons, recycled in the past 16 months.
Consolidated Carpet’s most recent sustainable initiative was the Solar Photovoltaic System at its New Jersey warehouse.
The Bronze Award was presented to DFS Flooring, Inc. in Van Nuys, California. Its major accomplishment in the past year, in addition to reduction of office waste and energy consumption, was bringing Zerolandfill to San Diego. This grassroots upcycling or reuse program started in 2006 and is running in 20 North American markets.