Interface Europe reaches sustainability milestones, achieving 90 per cent carbon reduction

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World's largest carpet tile manufacturer achieves 100% renewable energy, virtually zero water in manufacturing and zero waste to landfill at its European manufacturing facility in The Netherlands.

Interface, a leading carpet tile manufacturer and environmental pioneer, has reached a series of major sustainability milestones at its European manufacturing facility in Scherpenzeel, The Netherlands. As of January 2014 the company has been operating with 100% renewable energy (both electricity and gas), using virtually zero water in its manufacturing processes and has attained zero waste to landfill.

This is a key achievement for the facility and a significant step forward for the company as it strives towards Mission Zero – Interface's pledge to eliminate any negative impact it has on the environment by 2020 and by doing so, become a restorative enterprise.