Product Q+A: Encycle™ by Mohawk

Oct. 1, 2007
NAMEEncycleTMBIRTHPLACEAn ISO-14001-certified, Clean Air Class 1 facility in Glasgow, VA. PARENTS
My dad is a thermoplastic layer, but people say I look more like my mom, who is 35 percent pre-consumer recycled content.SIBLINGS
I come from a large family. My siblings include Durkan Commercial, Lees Carpets, Mohawk Commercial and Bigelow Commercial. And since all this carpeting is recyclable through The Mohawk Group's ReCover program, these commercial carpets are not only my relatives, but quite possibly me-reincarnated!MEASUREMENTS 
24 inches by 24 inches of beautiful carpet tile.GENETIC MAKEUP
100 percent non-PVC thermoplastic.FAVORITE COLORSAsparagus green-a healthy twist on a traditional favorite!FIRST JOBModeling sustainable design at Greenbuild 2006.HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF?I am easy-going and light on my feet. I'm also down-to-earth with a heart of non-PVC thermoplastic: I enjoy providing comfort to those above me.WHAT'S YOUR BEST FEATURE?My state-of-the-art sustainable design.ASPIRATIONS OR DREAMSFor people to use me the way I was designed ... and to never end up in a landfill. ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINTMy shoe size is tiny. Because I'm designed with three thermoplastic layers and zero water-based components, I completely recycle back into myself without separation.WHAT MAKES YOU SPECIAL?
As a patent-pending, PVC-free modular carpet backing system, I'm revolutionary.WHERE DO YOU FEEL MOST AT HOME?
Laying flat on the floor with a good book.DO YOU HAVE A MOTTO?"Backing your future."PROUDEST MOMENTRedefining what it means to be "green."

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