Sustainability Success Stories & Awards

Environmental Awards

2015

• Tandus Centiva named CARE Recycler of the Year

2014

• ethos Modular products become Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver v3

2013

• Achieved NSF-332 Gold certification for its Contour and Victory LVT products
• Recycled 225 million pounds of old carpet
• Recycled 680,000 samples through our Retreive® Program

2012

• Sixth Antron Sustainable Flooring Award - only winner since its inception • Centiva is a finalist in the Waste & Recycling News Green Corporate Citizen Awards.
• Tandus Flooring receives ISO 14001 re-certification
• Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) were published for backing options: ethos Modular, ER3 Modular, Flex-Aire, Powerbond ethos, Powerbond Cushion, and Medfloor

2011

• Tandus Flooring wins EcoVisionary Award for Infinity Initiative
• Tandus Flooring’s Powerbond wins Neocon Silver in Sustainable Products Category
• Centiva achieves ISO 14001 certification for its Florence, Alabama manufacturing facility

2010

• Tandus Flooring’s Authenticity Collection is recognized by ASID and Interiors & Sources Magazine with the “Bloom” Award
• Tandus Flooring becomes five-time consecutive winner of the Antron® Sustainable Flooring Award
• The Tandus Flooring Center for Environmental Innovation becomes first closed-loop reclamation and recycling operation to earn third-party certification
• Tandus Flooring’s Urban Nature Collection chosen as Symposium Distinction Award for Most Sustainable (Healthcare Facilities symposium & Expo)
• Centiva awarded first City of Florence Green Team Partner award

2009

• Tandus Flooring receives ISO 14001 certification for all US operations

2008

• Tandus Flooring becomes four-time consecutive winner of the Antron® Sustainable Flooring Award
• Tandus Flooring is recognized for its waste management practices by The Georgia Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) with its 2008 Company Environmental Award
• Centiva achieves FloorScore certification on its LVT products

2007

• Tandus Flooring earns Neocon Gold Award for its Virtual Image Sampling Folders. Virtual Samples minimize the need for physical carpet samples while still providing a complete sample experience at a fraction of the environmental impact

2006

• Tandus Flooring is recognized with Antron Sustainable Flooring Award for the third consecutive year of the awards three-year existence

2005

• Tandus Flooring wins the National Recycling Coalition’s (NRC) award for Outstanding Recycling Innovation and the Society of Plastics Engineers, Environmental Stewardship/Emerging Technologies Award

2004

• Tandus Flooring wins the Environmental Improvement Award from Keep Georgia Beautiful
• Tandus Flooring’s ethos™ Backing Named Top 10 Green Building Product by Environmental Building News and Architectural Record
• Tandus Flooring Canadian Operations Named Business of the Year in Mobius Environmental Awards by Resource Recovery Board Nova Scotia
• Antron Sustainable Flooring Award for Fairbanks International Airport

2003

• Inaugural Environmental FloorTek Award by American Floorcovering Alliance
• Inaugural Antron Sustainable Flooring Award for Prospect Valley Elementary
• Earth Day Local Community Caretaker Award

2002

• NRC Recycling Works Recognition Award

2001

• Recycling at Work Award
• Environmental Improvement Achievement—Business, Keep Georgia Beautiful
• Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Innovation Award for the Infinity Initiative

2000

• Corporate Conscience Award for Environmental Stewardship presented by the Council on Economic Priorities

1999

• Keep America Beautiful Award and received a Distinguished Service Citation for Business/Professional Organizations in the category of Minimization of the Impact of Waste on Communities
• Excellence in Plastic Recycling. Environmental award from the Plastics Recycling Division of the Society of Plastics Engineering, Inc. for outstanding environmental leadership and excellence accomplished through Recycled-Content in Products
• NRC/BRBA Outstanding Corporate Buy Recycled Business Program, National environmental award from the Buy Recycled Business Alliance and National Recycling Coalition for exceptional sustainable purchasing practices
• Evergreen Award, Received 1st place for GSA’s annual national environmental award
• Recognized as a Private Sector Pioneer, Environmental Protection Agency
• Keep Georgia Beautiful Award, Received 1st place in the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle category for Large Business

1998

• NRC/BRBA Innovative New Product or Material National environmental award from the Buy Recycled Business Alliance and National Recycling Coalition for the patented, closed-loop recycling process and product, ER3™
• Awarded Georgia Governor’s Award for Pollution Prevention by the State of Georgia
• Plant Engineering Product of the Year Award “Bronze” award received for Power Bloc product in the Construction, Buildings and Grounds category
• Keep Georgia Beautiful Award and Certificate of Merit for Protecting and Preserving the Environment of Georgia