Environmental Specification Builder (ESB) Platform
 
    
Product : Trek
Environmental Specifications
Technologies
Adhesives Meets VOC content limit of SCAQMD Rule #1168.
 
Actions
LOOP Carpet Reclamation Program Mannington is diverting one of the largest construction waste streams by utilizing recycled carpet tile material for our Infinity RE Backing System. All recycled carpet tile projects over 2,500 sq. yds. will be reclaimed and recycled at no charge. For projects falling under this minimum size, contact us at 800.241.2262 for further details on this program. Close the LOOP by recycling your used carpet.
Purple Martins An environmentally sound approach to insect control - attracting purple martins. These birds eat lots of insects. We have purple martin gourds in our facilities and the populations of these migratory birds are growing.
Sample Return One of the simplest ways to conserve resources is to reuse what we can. Return samples utilizing our postage-paid return labels and we will reuse the sample and send it on to the next user.
Department of Energy Better Plants Partner Energy is a critical resource for our company and to our country. Mannington has set an ambitious goal to increase our energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. Over the next ten years, we will reduce our energy intensity by 25%. We have partnered with the US Dept of Energy and are now nationally recognized as a Better Plants Partner.
 
Recognition
T GA DNR – Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia, 2008 The Georgia DNR acknowledged Mannington's environmental work through their Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia Program as a Gold Level Partner accentuating accomplishments to operate more efficiently and, at the same time, help protect Georgia's precious natural resources.
 
Affiliations
U.S. Green Building Council USGBC is the nation's foremost coalition promoting high performance green buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. USGBC developed the LEED rating system as a voluntary, consensus-based national standard to support and validate successful green building design. Mannington has been an active member of USGBC since 1998.
Green Globes (GBI) The Green Building Initiative owns the license for Green Globes. GBI is an accredited standards developer under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Green Globes is an official ANSI standard and is a revolutionary building environmental design and management tool. It delivers an online assessment protocol, rating system and guidance for green building design, operation and management.
 
LEED Contributions LEED-NC LEED-EB LEED-CI
IEQ Credit 4.1 - Low-Emitting Adhesives



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