DALTON, GA – Zeftron® nylon, a premium nylon 6 commercial carpet yarn system, is launching the 2010 Zeftron nylon Sustainable Practices Awards on Earth Day, April 22, 2010. The award recognizes facility, architecture and design professionals who employ and utilize unique sustainable practices in three key areas: at work, at home and in their communities.
“Zeftron nylon is proud to recognize the members of our industry who are providing leadership with their environmental practices,” notes Tim Blount, Zeftron nylon’s business leader. “With Zeftron’s rich history of producing high-performance, environmentally responsible yarn systems, we understand the importance of committing to sustainable practices through work and home. As industry professionals continue to employ solutions for the improvement of our environment, we commend them for their contributions with our annual Sustainable Practices Award.”
Entrants will have the chance to share their everyday environmental practices. Submissions will be judged on originality and innovation, and the best entries will be compiled for Zeftron nylon’s Best Practices and Green Tips, which is designed to be a resource for other professionals and will be made public at the end of the year.
How to Enter:
Entry forms are available at http://spa.zeftronnylon.com and may be submitted online. Entries will be accepted from April 22, 2010 to July 30, 2010. There is no cost to enter.
The Zeftron nylon Sustainable Practices Award is open to all facility, architecture and interior design professionals in the continental United States.
The winner of the Zeftron nylon Sustainable Practices Award will be announced in September. They will receive recognition for their accomplishments and a grand prize donation in their name to an environmentally focused charity. The winner will also be highlighted in news announcements and featured prominently on the Zeftron nylon Sustainable Practices Award Web site.
About Zeftron® Nylon
Zeftron nylon is the brand name for a select offering of nylon 6 commercial carpet yarn systems that offers unsurpassed style, performance and recyclability all from a single source. These yarn systems have been supplied to carpet manufacturers specializing in carpet for the commercial interiors marketplace for more than 40 years. All carpet styles manufactured with Zeftron nylon are third-party performance certified and fully warranted for performance, colorfastness, stain release and static control. Backed by constant research and product innovation, all Zeftron nylon yarns are closed-loop recyclable, are MBDC Cradle to Cradle-certified and come standard with a minimum 25 percent recycled content. Committed to environmental stewardship, Zeftron nylon makes recycling easy with its 6ix Again Recycling Program—a simple to use, all-inclusive carpet recycling program. For more information, visit www.zeftronnylon.com.