Marmoleum is made from natural, rapidly renewable, raw materials. The craft of manufacturing linoleum has evolved over the last 150 years. Which you can not learn at any trade or craft school. In fact, only a handful of people know how to make Marmoleum.
How Marmoleum is made
Marmoleum is unique as it has a CO2 uptake in the product itself.
Photosynthesis of all plants used in Marmoleum, realize a CO2 uptake that is larger than the CO2 emission caused by transport and production processing. Therefore Marmoleum is CO2 neutral from cradle to gate.
In the last couple of years, many natural phenomena occur due to climate changes. Think about drought in large parts of the world, flooding and extremely powerful hurricanes. With its Marmoleum CO2 neutral product range (from cradle to gate), Forbo Flooring Systems contributes to a better environment by producing a product that does not affect the worldwide climate change.
As such, Marmoleum is the best flooring choice for every sustainable interior. By using durable materials in your house, office, school, train, hospital or retail store, you can contribute to a better environment!
Fact: "On average every square meter of Marmoleum we produce actually relieves the environment of 40 grams of carbon dioxide"
To prove the eco-friendliness of our linoleum product, Forbo Flooring uses several assessments. The first is the life cycle assessment (LCA) technique resulting in an environmental product declaration (EPD). This declaration, which is transparent and third-party verified, is based on a technique to assess environmental impacts associated with all the stages of a product's life from raw material extraction through materials processing, manufacture, distribution, use, repair and maintenance, to ultimate disposal or recycling.
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The HPD Open Standard is a voluntary technical specification that reports product contents and the associated health information. The HPD Open Standard was developed by manufacturers, architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, and scientists. HPDs enable manufacturers to disclose information from meeting minimum requirements to full disclosure and transparency.
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A sense of responsibility towards the environment and subsequent generations are important components of our daily activities. We are constantly working to further develop our products and make the production process more climate-friendly.
Our products receive many worldwide quality marks and certifications for being environmentally friendly. Marmoleum is the most durable floor in the world, so we are proud that environmental experts confirm this statement.
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