Gallery: Interface is Creating Recycled Carpet Using Discarded Fishing ...


The UN reports that about 10 percent of all marine trash is made up of discarded fishing gear, and while some programs have sought to clean up the waste, flooring manufacturer Interface had an even better idea: making carpet using recycled fishing nets. Carpet manufacturers use a lot of nylon to produce their goods, and what better place to get that nylon than from discarded fishing nets, which are made from the same material? It’s all part of Interface’s Mission Zero, a goal to be environmentally neutral by 2020.

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