Being Sustainable

Environmental Statement

At Dinoflex, we are constantly seeking innovative new ways to minimize our impact on the environment. Environmental awareness is evident in the development of our products, our industrial processes, the materials we use, and every facet of our business. This is what designers and architects are looking for when they choose a Green product. Our manufacturing process does not pollute the air, ground or water.

Our Roots

Dinoflex is an original member of the US Green Building Council and Canadian Green Building Council. Dinoflex is a proud recipient of the ClimateSmart seal, and is an active LEAN Corporation Consortium member. Every Dinoflex employee from the office to the warehouse participates in our in-house recycling program by properly disposing of pop cans, glass, plastic bags, glossy magazines, telephone books, steel drums and other metal scraps so we can transport them to be recycled.

Reduce Reuse Recycle 

Our recycled rubber flooring outlasts many types of traditional commercial flooring products when exposed to normal foot traffic stress. Up to 90 per cent of Dinoflex flooring consists of recycled, post-consumer tire rubber. This recycled crumb rubber is produced within a 500-mile radius of our factory and our water-based polymer binder is manufactured on site. Dinoflex Recycled Rubber Flooring is virtually maintenance free, which is a chief trait of all our products.

Memberships

ClimateSmart

Dinoflex is a proud participant of the world-renowned ClimateSmart program. For many years ClimateSmart has been recognized for their work helping businesses calculate emissions, reduce their carbon footprint, and cut production costs. As part of the ClimateSmart program, Dinoflex was required to complete a greenhouse gas emissions inventory and submit a list of environmental impact strategies.

U.S. Green Building Council

The USGBC works to provide policymakers and community leaders with the tools they need to encourage building a greener tomorrow. Members of the USGBC such as Dinoflex have a standard and guideline from which they can determine the sustainability of their building projects. This plays a critical and influential role in developing the potential of green buildings and communities.

LEED - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.

For more information on how DINOFLEX® products contribute to LEED points, see our brochures.

For more information on LEED, click on the Canada Green Building Council and US Green Building Council links below:

FloorScore

The Resilient Floor Covering Institute, in collaboration with Scientific Certification Systems, developed FloorScore to test and certify hard surface flooring products for compliance with precise indoor air quality emissions requirements. Individual volatile organic compounds are evaluated using health-based specifications. Products bearing the FloorScore label meet their indoor air emissions criteria.

Investing in the Future

The Green Schoolhouse Series

The Green Schoolhouse Series is a collaborative effort that brings together corporations, foundations, school districts, municipalities, communities, media outlets, and volunteers to build innovative, environmentally sustainable, LEED-Platinum designed Green Schoolhouses. Green schools do not only increase the quality of education, they offer financial and environmental benefits.

Collaborative for High Performance Schools

The Collaborative for High Performance Schools understands that children learn better in schools with the proper environment. That means good lighting, clean air and comfortable classrooms. Dinoflex works with CHPS to ensure that every child has access to the best learning environment that will have the smallest impact on the planet. CHPS helps facilitate and inspire innovation in our educational system.

Green Rating our Products

EcoScoreCard

This simple tool can calculate the necessary environmental information for a specific product and demonstrate how that product directly contributes to credits in a particular standard. EcoScorecard provides you with an easy to use method of gathering all the information on Dinoflex products. Users can select products by characteristics, environmental rating system by searching Dinoflex’s product listing.

GreenWizard

GreenWizard is the leading environmentally friendly software provider for the design and construction community. Dinoflex uses GreenWizard to find products and materials that will satisfy the green and fiscal goals of specific building projects. Architects, contractors and project delivery professionals use GreenWizard to find products that meet their specifications and to verify product compositions.

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