From fishing nets to carpets: Desso joins Healthy Seas

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Supporting a circular economy by recovering and recycling waste fishing nets into textile products

Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sports pitches company, today announced its participation in ‘Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear’. Desso is the second major flooring company to participate in Healthy Seas. Over 50% of their carpet is available with regenerated yarn made from pre and post-consumer waste, such as fishing nets recovered by the Healthy Seas initiative.

Desso believes that it is their responsibility to develop products that contribute to a healthier living and working space. Corporate Responsibility is being embraced as a responsibility that delivers success in terms of commercial profitability and a positive impact on people and the environment.  In 2008, Desso set on its current course to make all of its products according to the Cradle to Cradle® concept by 2020.

“The Cradle to Cradle® vision is to design…

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