bolon breaks ground with every single product containing 68% waste material

bolon breaks ground with every single product containing 68% waste material

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Bolon: 75 Years of pioneering Sustainable Design

 

Bolon stands as a testament to 75 years of innovation, weaving waste into premium flooring and rugs. The Swedish family-owned company’s commitment to transforming textile waste into stylish and environmentally conscious solutions began in 1949 with the bold idea of creating rag rugs from discarded materials. Today, Bolon continues to redefine the design industry by pushing the boundaries of sustainability and creativity.

bolon breaks ground with every single product containing 68% waste material
Swedish family-owned design company Bolon has spent 75 years turning waste into premium woven flooring and rugs

all images courtesy of Bolon

 

 

This year, Bolon is breaking new ground with exciting material inventions, where all their products now contain 68% waste material, achieving an impressive 0% climate impact per square meter. In 2020, the Swedish family-owned company set an ambitious goal to halve its climate impact and ensure that all products contain at least 50% recycled material by 2028. To achieve this, they invested in the right people with the right knowledge, resulting in innovations like BIO-sourced PVC, recycled PVC, and recycled chalk from marble slab production. This milestone reflects the company’s dedication to sustainable practices and its unwavering pursuit of a greener design future.

 

‘Sustainability has always been embedded in the DNA of the brand. During this year, we’re excited to implement BIO-Sourced PVC, recycled PVC and recycled chalk from marble slab production. We’ll surpass our goal substantially and will be able to offer 68% recycled material in all our products and 0% climate impact!’ says CEO, co-owner Marie Eklund.

bolon breaks ground with every single product containing 68% waste material
this year, Bolon breaks new ground with exciting material innovations

 

 

standing the test of time

 

The design company has made a brave decision ever since its inception; rather than offering a dedicated green collection, Bolon ensures that all its products embody sustainability. With this philosophy in mind, the company puts tradition and creativity into environmentally conscious solutions. Precisely, the products are manufactured in Sweden, using extremely durable and resilient woven vinyl that is designed to withstand high-intensity public and commercial environments.

bolon breaks ground with every single product containing 68% waste material
all the products of Bolon now contain 68% waste material, with 0% climate impact in every square meter

bolon breaks ground with every single product containing 68% waste material
since the start, the company has let sustainable innovation and development guide the company forward

bolon breaks ground with every single product containing 68% waste material
today, Bolon continues to redefine the design industry by pushing the boundaries of sustainability and creativity.

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all manufacturing takes place in the climate-neutral factory in Ulricehamn, Sweden

bolon breaks ground with every single product containing 68% waste material
Bolon doesn’t offer a green collection, their sustainability work covers all their products

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Bolon’s products are manufactured using extremely durable and resilient woven vinyl that is designed to withstand high-intensity public and commercial environments

bolon breaks ground with every single product containing 68% waste material
‘we’re excited to implement BIO-sourced PVC, recycled PVC and recycled chalk from marble slab production,’ says CEO, co-owner Marie Eklund

 

 

 

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brand: Bolon | @bolonofficial

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