Are carpet tiles a sustainable flooring option? Our answer is a resounding yes. Ever since modulyss' inception, our people, processes and products have been screened for their environmental impact. This has allowed us to develop a sustainable workflow over the years, delivering goods that are ecologically viable.
Already in 2007, we started processing our cutting waste in our Back2Back backing. A year later, we were the first European carpet tile manufacturer to use recycled content carpet fibres: Econyl70. In 2011, Aquafil launched the 100% regenerated ECONYL yarn range, which now forms the basis for several sustainable modulyss carpet tile collections.
From our sustainable partnership with Healthy Seas to our end-of-life and CO2 offset projects: we care.
Discover all about our CSR efforts.
As part of our sustainable mission to reduce the Life Cycle Impact of each product, modulyss decided to join Healthy Seas as an associate partner member...
Rising to the challenge of global warming, selected carpet tiles are now available with low CO2 emissions in our CO2RE carbon offset initiative.
Healthy Seas clean-up mission
In 2016, modulyss joined a Healthy Seas clean-up mission at the Belgian North Sea. The Belgian Secretary of State for Social fraud, Privacy and the North Sea Philippe De Backer visited us when we arrived in the harbour.
We are bound to take a step further with every carpet tile we make. Discover all about our CSR efforts in our latest sustainability report.view report
Excellent BRE score
All our carpet tile collections are certified by BRE global (Building Research Establishment), responsible for the internationally renowned BREEAM assessment of the environmental performance of buildings. We provide a Sustainable Data Sheet for every modulyss product, on which the product's BRE score is mentioned. All modulyss products are rated for offices according to the BRE Green Guide to Specification.
We invite customers to objectively compare our products' eco score with those of other brands on the website of Green Book Live.
Katrien De Cooman
Sustainability Manager @ modulyss
We have always been committed to producing eco-friendly products. Throughout the years, we have developed numerous ecological collections with ECONYL nylon yarn. First, with 70% ecological yarn and later, with 100% regenerated yarns. What makes these collections unique? They combine various environmental aspects, a recycled primary and secondary backing (back2back), into one efficient, ecological carpet tile.Show eco-collections
modulyss uses its carpet tile waste generated during the tile cutting process by incorporating it into the secondary backing of the products. In our efforts to reduce the environmental impact of our carpet tiles, we are always looking for new and alternative raw materials. The result? A high-quality and sustainable carpet tile backing.
Every year in Europe, more than 20 million m2 of post-consumer carpet tiles are disposed of as building waste. Processing at the end of the lifecycle is of crucial importance to ensure that the valuable materials that went into making carpet tiles can be re-used. Instead of landfilling or simply incinerating this carpet waste, we launched a pioneering service through the ‘REsponse to used CArpet tiles’ (CARE) programme in January 2009, along with the Vanheede Environment Group.
modulyss together with its local partner Gibbon Group, have a product stewardship program in place and guarantee that the modulyss carpet tile reclaimed under this program will not go to landfill.Tell me more