17 September 2012

Interface unveils Fotosfera, its first product made from bio-based nylon

Latest innovation moves company closer to zero virgin raw materials

Global carpet tile manufacturer Interface is striding ahead in its Mission Zero quest – to eliminate its impact on the environment by 2020 – with the unveiling of its first ever truly commercial carpet tile made from plant (or bio) based nylon.

Fotosfera consists of yarn exclusive to Interface that is made from castor plant oil produced in rural communities. The product supports Interface’s strategy to reduce its reliance on virgin petro-chemical raw materials and delivers strong environmental and socio-economic benefits.

…Full Text: http://www.zawya.com/story/Interface_unveils_Fotosfera_its_first_product_made_from_biobased_nylon-ZAWYA20120917073331/

Tags: innovation, bio-based yarn, Mission Zero, sustainability, recycled fishing nets, carpet tiles

Source: zewya, 2012-09-17.

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