Mohawk’s Commitment to Sustainability: Circular Economy

Why waste it when we can use it? The world’s leading flooring company views waste as an opportunity to create beautiful floor coverings.
May 30, 2018 9:25 AM ET

Mohawk’s 2017 Sustainability Report | Believe in Better

Mohawk believes in leaving a bigger handprint than a footprint. One of the ways we stand by this guiding tenet is through contributing to a circular economy and involving our customers from start to finish. Within our product manufacturing processes, we use post-consumer materials as our raw materials, which are then transformed into beautiful flooring products. Additionally, through our carpet recycling program, ReCover, Mohawk retrieves and donates old carpeting to nonprofit organizations, diverting flooring from the landfill.

Through this commitment to a circular economy, Mohawk is aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for achieving Industry Innovation and Infrastructure and for Responsible Consumption and Production.

Learn how a few everyday objects enter Mohawk’s manufacturing stream and take on new life at​.

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