Sticky environmental problem with carpet tiles solved

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 16:28 in Earth & Climate

A new adhesive for use in carpet tiles could help dramatically reduce their impact on the environment. The powerful adhesives currently used to bind the layers of carpet tiles together make it challenging to recycle them. In Europe, around 70 million kilograms of carpet tile waste is incinerated or sent to landfill sites every year.

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