Taking care of the environment
And that’s exactly what we do at Forbo Flooring: take good care of the environment. From an ergonomic, economical and ecological point of view, our Marmoleum is the natural choice for floor coverings and furniture surfaces. We provide a clear insight into our environmental performance and into our commitment to continued process improvement.
We have always done more in environmental care than we are legally obliged to. Please follow this link to download the corporate environmental report of our production facility in Assendelft, the Netherlands.
Life-cycle analyses (LCAs) are applied throughout the world to quantify the potential environmental impacts of a product system over the lifecycle (i.e. from the extraction of the raw materials to the disposal of the product at the end of its useful life).
A product’s ‘eco-balance’ is based on an analysis of: its durability and whether its production;
- uses primary energy carriers, such as mineral oil and gas;
- depletes scarce raw materials;
- has fertilization effects;
- leads to acidification;
- damages the ozone layer;
- contributes to global warming;
- produces waste products.
The results of an LCA of a number of floor coverings rank Marmoleum first as a nature-friendly floor covering, together with pure, unlacquered wood. In addition, Marmoleum earned an honorable mention for its long lifespan.
Please refer to the downloadable PDF file with the final report of the Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Linoleum from the Centre of Environmental Science of Leiden University:
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