Our Swedish manufacturer, Bergo Flooring, was nominated (from among 1300 exhibitors) for their 100% recycled floor, Bergo ECO Tennis, in the prestigious competition “most innovative product” at the world largest flooring exhibition, Domotex in Hannover 2014. Bergo Flooring finally became one of the 15 winners in the flooring category and the jury's favorite!
Two final candidates to Inspirationspriset
(“The inspiration prize”) 2014
Bergo Flooring and Blocket are the final candidates for the Recycling Industries inspiration prize.
The prize is awarded by HRH the Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, on Recycling Day, May 12, in Stockholm.
The prize is awarded for innovative, creative and inspiring use of recycled material and actions leading to a significantly more efficient use of resources or increased recycling.
Among a total of 21 nominees, the jury appointed two final candidates, Bergo Flooring and Blocket. Bergo Flooring manufactures flooring products made of recycled materials and Blocket has created a marketplace for increased recycling.
The Inspiration Prize was first given out in 2006 and previous winners are IKEA, Patagonia, Electrolux, Karlsons Hus, Coca-Cola, Swerea Mefos and H & M. The previous award winners have shown good examples of how they can use recycled materials in their products.
Recycling Industries is a trade association for private recycling companies that have chosen to actively work with the environment and ethics in their business with the goal of creating a sustainable environment. The industry has a turnover of approximately SEK 20 billion, has 6,000 employees, manages more than 11 million tons of waste and recyclable materials, and recycles more than 50 percent.