Forbo Showcases the Worlds Most Sustainable Floor Covering
Manufactured using an unrivalled 97% natural raw materials - 70% of which are rapidly renewable - and with 40% recycled content, Marmoleum, the market leading linoleum brand from Forbo Flooring Systems, is without doubt the most natural and sustainable floor covering that can be specified for today’s interiors.
At this year’s Ecobuild, visitors to Forbo’s stand (No.S630) will have the opportunity to interact first hand with the natural, harvestable raw ingredients that give Marmoleum its unsurpassed sustainability. Forming the basis of this remarkable product is linseed oil derived from the flax plant, whilst other natural renewable materials such as rosin and responsibly sourced wood flour provide the strength, flexibility, colourfastness and beautifully smooth surface which make it a universally popular flooring choice.
Forbo uses Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to measure environmental impact, while Forbo's flagship brand Marmoleum has been awarded more Ecolabels than any other flooring product in the world. These include Nature Plus accreditation and most importantly of all, the Nordic Swan Mark. This particular eco-label is only ever awarded to the most sustainable product in any given category and can only be retained if regular assessments show that continuous improvements are being made...