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Reducing Our Footprint at Mohawk

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While Mohawk businesses operate in a decentralized manner, all are sharing best practices to reduce our collective use of natural resources. Across Mohawk, we are approaching the final year of work toward our 2020 goals, set in 2010, to decrease energy, GHG, water and waste-to-landfill intensity by 25%.

Mohawk Group to Debut CEU Based on Fractal Design As Part of Resourceful Series

Relaxing Floors collaborators will offer another perspective on biophilic concepts
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CALHOUN, Ga. September 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Next week Mohawk Group will host the latest presentation in its Resourceful CEU series and debut an accredited session that showcases an emerging body of work in the realm of biophilic design. “Fractal Fluency in the Built Environment” will focus on the intersection of science, design and art, and the concepts behind a stress-reductive approach to commercial spaces. The hour-long course will be offered on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. EST to accommodate guests tuning in across different time zones.

Driving Waste Reduction Worldwide

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Mohawk encourages our facilities throughout the world to pursue zero waste to landfill (ZLF) certification, which requires a plant to recycle or reuse 90% or more of its manufacturing process waste. To date, 50 Mohawk facilities have earned this certification. The most recent facility to achieve ZLF is the Georgia Hard Surfaces Bulk distribution center, the busiest distribution operation in our company. The site reduced waste to landfill by 57% in just six months to achieve 90% diversion.

How to Clean and Disinfect Your Wood and Vinyl Floors

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With an active home usually comes an active cleaning routine, and that’s especially true as so many of us are at home right now. As you deep clean your living spaces, it’s important to remember the approved cleaning steps for your specific type of floors so you don’t accidentally damage them. And if you’re looking to clean and disinfect your wood and vinyl floors to kill germs, you’ll want to consult the cleaning advice below from the Centers for Disease Control. Let’s discuss the proper cleaning steps for wood and vinyl flooring.

How to Kill Germs in Carpet to Reduce Your Family’s Risk of Illness

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At this very moment, everyone around the world is practicing responsible social distancing in a collective effort to prevent the spread of germs. Although these times can feel uncertain and create anxiety, for most it is reassuring to digitally connect with friends and family and safely quarantine in the comfort of your home.

Living Future Speaker Q+A: Mohawk's Rami Vagal

by Natalie Quek
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Over the next few weeks, we will run a Q+A series to showcase some of the incredible change-makers who are speaking at Living Future 2020 Online. This week, we are featuring Rami Vagal, Senior Sustainability Manager at Mohawk Industries, our Luminary Sponsor of LF20.

Returning to Your Workplace: What to Consider

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As a return to the office comes into view, how can employers and employees prepare themselves? In this webinar, learn how designers can safely and successfully reenter the workplace and how employers can best support their staff through the transition. Bob Fox, AIA, LEED AP moderates this expert panel featuring Judith Heerwagen, PhD; Jackie Dettmar, Industry Partner ASID; and Leigh Stringer, LEED AP.

Local Mohawk Industries Team Makes Gowns Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By Dorothy Sherman
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DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) – They’re a team filling a void amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“These ladies and the guys, they’re used to sewing and putting things together, but there’s no project that they can’t do. We’ve tackled many things, but this is one of the things that we’re the most proud of,” Mohawk Sewing Department Manager Darlene Pasley said.

At the Mohawk facility on Antioch Road they normally manufacture bath mats and residential carpet, but now they’re taking on a new focus: making gowns for doctors and nurses.

Air.o Wins Edison Award: The Only Hypoallergenic Soft Flooring Available in Market Recognized As Innovation Leader

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CALHOUN, Ga., April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Edison Awards winners were announced today, and Mohawk’s Air.o hypoallergenic soft flooring took the bronze for the consumer goods – home solutions category.

Mohawk Group Blends Wellness With Nature Through Inspirational Flooring at Healthcare Design Expo 2019

Show highlights include two Gold Nightingale Awards
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NEW ORLEANS, November 4, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Group’s innovative and nature-inspired floor coverings at this year’s Healthcare Design Expo and Conference in New Orleans emphasizes that to the world’s largest flooring manufacturer “Wellness Is Second Nature.” The event, sponsored by Healthcare Design Magazine, takes place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and continues through tomorrow, Nov. 5. It is the premier design exposition and conference dedicated to healthcare interiors in North America.

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