Marmoleum, the naturally durable flooring from Forbo Flooring, offers the Cradle to Cradle Silver certification.
This is the typical Dutch product which has 112 years in the Zaan is produced again officially 'eco-certified.
Marmoleum has won numerous environmental certification, including the Eco-environment and top class 1A according to the Environmental Working Basic Classification of Construction NIBE (Dutch Institute for Building Biology and Ecology).
According to a life cycle assessment (LCA) of the University of Leiden, Marmoleum, along with unpainted wood, toughest carpet in the world. The Cradle to Cradle Silver certification adds an important recognition to it.
Marmoleum owes its convincing environmental performance to the use of carefully
controlled and sustainable grown ingredients. The main ingredient is linseed oil that is extracted from the flax plant. In addition, Marmoleum resin, tall oil, wood flour, limestone, pigments, jute and paint. The pigments and paint after all these ingredients (97%) of course. In addition, 67% of the components and renewable plant. Moreover, wood flour and tall oil products of the timber industry, Forbo reused. Marmoleum is also compostable and can be completely recycled.
The pigments and paint after all these ingredients (97%) of course. In addition, 67% of the components and renewable plant. Moreover, wood flour and tall oil products of the timber industry, Forbo reused. Marmoleum is also compostable and can be recycled in its entirety.
The Cradle to Cradle thinking, a new approach to sustainable design, construction and life in general. The core of Cradle to Cradle is the principle: waste is food. All materials should be biodegradable or after their life in one product can be used in another product. This should be without quality loss, and any residues must be recycled or environmentally neutral. In this way the
recycling of waste food to complete. And that's been 112 years Forbo's Marmoleum for.
The Cradle to Cradle philosophy fits well in the life cycle analysis (LCA) that Forbo for many years to perform the durability of its products.
The certificate not only for Marmoleum, but also for the Artoleum and Walton collections of Forbo Flooring.