"Landfill Detour"

MA Manufacturing Recycler Completes Break-Through Development In Using Post-Consumer Carpet In Its Products

Oct 25, 2011, 11:07 ET from SelecTech, Inc.

AVON, Mass., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SelecTech, Inc., an innovative manufacturer based in Avon, MA, is poised to become a key player in the recycling of post-consumer carpeting.  

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Viewing Waste Carpet as a Resource

SelecTech, Inc. has just completed breakthrough technical developments that now allows the company to manufacture its FreeStyle™, SelecTile™ and Place N' Go™ flooring using 70% recycled materials, including 50% post-consumer carpet tile, which is generated at an estimated 800 million pounds per year in this country.  All of SelecTech, Inc.'s flooring products are adhesive-free, free-lay, decorative floor tiles that are water-proof, easily installed, and 100% recyclable.  As a result, not only do SelecTech, Inc.'s products help to divert old flooring materials out of the landfill, they help to keep them out.  The company is now utilizing more than 500,000 lbs per year of post-consumer carpet waste and projects that number to increase nearly 10-fold in 2012.  The company has also just launched its products on the homedepot.com website and hopes to have them placed in the stores within the next year, further increasing the reclamation of waste carpet.  

Better for the Environment and Better for Your Floors

All of SelecTech, Inc.'s patented flooring products utilize a unique interlock system that allows them to be installed quickly and easily, without the need for toxic and messy adhesives.  They have a built-in underlayment and are flexible so they can be placed directly over old flooring, eliminating the need for expensive, time-consuming, and disruptive floor prep.  They're also 100% water-proof, can be installed over problem subfloors, and are perfect for basements.  FreeStyle™ and SelecTile™ are designed for commercial use while Place N' Go™ is designed for residential use.

The Recycling Wave of the Future

Founded in 1994, SelecTech, Inc. is a recycling solutions provider and manufacturer of high-quality products made from undesirable plastic waste.  Utilizing high-tech innovations that effectively reduce the amount of plastic waste in landfills by efficient reprocessing, SelecTech, Inc. converts a negative to a positive.  SelecTech, Inc. is committed to delivering a high degree of satisfaction to the end-users of their products, and they are a premier provider of innovative, tangible solutions to carpet recycling.  For further information, please visit www.SelecTechinc.com or contact SelecTech, Inc. at 1-877-738-4537.

SOURCE SelecTech, Inc.