Production waste is reused and completely recycled therefore negligible waste is deposited in the environment.
At the end of their life cycle, all our flooring products can be recycled in our production facilities. Since the launch of this program, we have been increasing the volume of vinyl returned every year.
We use precious resources like water, oli and electricity sparingly. Efficient production techniques, advanced machinery and high quality raw materials enable us to reduce our environmental footprint.
All our products emit zero to very low VOC's. We are compliant with stringent Californian standards for Indoor Air Quality in public buildings (Emission testing as per CA Specification 01350).
All raw materials used are REACH compliant, non-toxic, non-carcinogenic and environmentally friendly.
Responsive Industries has made a commitment to continuously improve public health by improving indoor air quality. From the choice of raw materials, to the recycling of a product after its use, responsive is committed to improving the sustainability of vinyl floor coverings.
Responsive products are devoid of heavy metals (lead, cadmium), phthalates and components registered as carcinogenic, or any other ingredient that breach REACH*standards. Our floor coverings also contribute to green building schemes with low VOC** emissions, LEEDS credits and memberships to the US Green Building Council.
Responsive Industries is an ISO 14001 certified company with continuous efforts to reduce energy and water consumption throughout the manufacturing process. Saving these precious resources is a daily concern at the factory where the staff is committed to these goals.
We lower the life cycle costs by manufacturing extra durable products which require only soap and water maintenance. No hazardous chemicals are needed which greatly reduces the impact on the environment. In combination with our pre-consumer and post-consumer recycling program and efficient production techniques, Responsive Industries dramatically reduces life cycle costs of vinyl flooring.
*REACH is the new European Regulation for Registration,
Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals in the European Union
** VOC stands for Volatile Organic Compounds