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Vinyl Products Rejuvenate Virginia Assisted Living Facility
An assisted living facility in Richmond’s West End has a new name and an updated look, thanks to a renovation that included installation of vinyl plank, vinyl wallcoverings, window treatments, and vinyl-backed carpet.

Strong, Flexible, Low-Maintenance Vinyl Fencing Keeps Horses Safe
For all animal owners, the main objectives of fencing are safety and containment, and in many cases, vinyl is the best material, according to Chuck Huseman, president of Cedar Lake, Ind.-based FFC Fencing.

Recycling Vinyl Siding Found Easy and Economical
When a Canadian company stripped the vinyl siding from 275 houses being demolished on a military base, it was able to salvage 100 percent of the siding and then deliver it all to recyclers, saving many thousands of dollars in landfill fees and avoiding the landfill.

Recycling Programs Collect Vinyl Flooring from Construction Sites, Old Buildings
In the escalating push to divert material from landfills, vinyl flooring manufacturers are collecting installation waste from construction sites and even experimenting with reclaiming old used vinyl flooring.

Mannington Wins First Environmentally Preferred Product Designation for Vinyl Sheet Flooring
SALEM, N.J., July 16, 2008 – Mannington Commercial has become the first floor covering company to gain a certification of Environmentally Preferred Product (EPP) for all of its commercial inlaid resilient flooring. "Inlaid" flooring, in this case, means commercial sheet vinyl with a consistent pattern throughout, rather than one that is printed on the top layers.

Stronger PVC Windows Qualify for Use in Florida High-Rise
Thanks to new and stronger frame designs, storm resistant vinyl windows can be installed in high-rise buildings in Florida, where previously the wind and water loads could only be met by aluminum windows.

Company Cited for Closing Recycling Loop with Vinyl Wallcoverings
Last year, LSI Wallcovering, a privately owned company in Louisville, Ky., closed the recycling loop for vinyl wallcovering by becoming the first operation in North America to collect old product and recycle it into a new line of vinyl wallcoverings.

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