Design Is Sustainable.
Shaw Contract Group is focused on creating the most beautiful and sustainable flooring in the world.
Through innovation, we use processes and materials that enable us to conserve energy and water, recycle raw materials and design Cradle to Cradle products that can be remanufactured again and again.
Inventory, assess and optimize. Declare registration and Health Product Declarations are only the beginning. Our products are PVC-free, Declare red list compliant, and optimized through Cradle to Cradle’s rigorous third party assessment.
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Cradle to Cradle Certified CM
Responsibly manufactured, safe for inﬁnite lifecycles. Cradle to Cradle Certiﬁcation CM is a third party, multi-attribute assessment recognizing achievement in material health, water, renewable energy, material reutilization and social responsibility.
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Reclamation & Recycling
Shaw recycles an average of 100 million pounds of carpet each year– more than all other carpet manufacturers combined. With guaranteed collection and recycling of any EcoWorx product, we are leading the way in turning old carpet into new.
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High-performance Cradle to Cradle Certified CM carpet tile and broadloom products. Our EcoWorx products are 100% recyclable and PVC-free, backed with guaranteed reclamation and recycling at the end of its useful life.
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EcoSolution Q combines beauty, sustainability and durability. Cradle to Cradle Certified CM products constructed with EcoSolution Q contain recycled content and ensure a healthy, safe, efficient and quality product.
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A pressure sensitive adhesive for the installation of EcoWorx carpet tile. Ideal for high moisture applications or occupied spaces, this odourless system is an alternative to wet adhesive, virtually eliminating the issue of VOCs, and providing ease and versatility of installation.
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Shaw’s GECA certificated products are recognised as a ‘Level A’ product rated under the Green Building Council of Australia and guarantees a maximum product score of 100% in the interiors calculator.
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Both in Australia and overseas, Shaw Contract Group products have achieved a wide range of environmental certifications from independent organisations including Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA).
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Corporate Sustainability Report
Shaw is dedicated to creating a better future for our customers, our associates and our communities. Each year, we share our investment and progress towards a better future through our annual Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sustainability report.
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More than 90 percent of our product range is Cradle to Cradle Certified CM
and achieves the highest level of GECA certification (‘GECA 50-2011’), which means they are also ‘Level A’ rated according to the Green Building Council of Australia’s Green Star rating system.Our Cradle to Cradle Certified CM
products include EcoWorx® product platforms, EcoWorx® tile, EcoWorx® broadloom and EcoWorx® performance broadloom , which are 100 percent PVC and Bitumen free and form part of the world’s first Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM
Silver flooring product. This also includes our In Stock
collection of ready to despatch carpet tiles.