eco impacts
end of life
recyclability100% recyclable
To recycle call 800.509.SHAW
Nylon 6
Solution Dyed
Polyolefin Composite
Does not contain PVC, Phthalates or PBD/PBDE
recycled content
100% recyclable
Meets or exceeds all local and national regulations in country of manufacture.
Manufactured in an ISO9001 & ISO14001 certified facility or equivalent.

Recycled content is calculated using system allocation, mass balance, and direct insertion.
The actual recycled content in this product will likely vary. For more information email info@shawgreenedge.com.
third party certifications
NSF 140 NSF 140 Gold
USGBC LEED Contributes
social responsibility
Shaw and our people provide financial support, volunteer service and leadership for charitable and civic organizations in the communities where we work and live. Additionally, we strive to adhere to all applicable laws regarding labor, discrimination and harassment, wages and benefits, health and safety, diversity and equal opportunity.
Material can be recycled via carpet to carpet, carpet
to other product, or carpet to energy method
shaw closed looped recycling
Shaw currently has the capability to recycle this material
back into the same product (i.e., carpet to carpet)
environmental guarantee
Shaw pledges to transport and recycle carpet at no cost to
the customer. There are transportation requirements and
minimums based on job location
face fiber
Type of fiber above the backing
dye method
Method used to dye (add color) to the fiber:

• solution dyed � color is added during the extrusion of yarn
• yarn dye � color is added directly to the yarn (after extrusion but before tufting)
• piece dyed (beck/continuous) � color is added after the carpet has been tufted
The carpet component opposite of the face that gives
the carpet stability and strength
surface treatments
Treatments added to the face of the carpet to provide
resistivity to stains and or soiling
Does not contain PVC, phthalates, or PBD/PBDE
Materials not found in this product.

• PVC � Polyvinyl Chloride
• phthalates � material used to make plastics flexible
• PBD � Polybrominated Diphenyl
• PBDE � Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether
total recycled content
Total recycled content as a percentage of the total product weight
Total pre-consumer (recycled material had not reached the intended customer)
recycled content as a percentage of the total product weight
Total post-consumer (recycled content had reached the intended customer)
recycled content as a percentage of the total product weight
bio-based/rapidly renewable content
Total bio-based/rapidly renewable material as a percentage of the total
product weight (bio-based/rapidly renewable is defined as natural,
non-petroleum-based building materials that have harvest cycles
under 10 years)
Material used to protect the product during shipment to the intended customer
country of origin
The country where the product is manufactured
Meets or exceeds all local and national regulations in country of manufacture.
International Standards Organization (9001 is a plant quality
certification and 14001 is a plant environmental certification)
MBDC cradle to cradle
Administered by McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC), Cradle to Cradle
certification is one of the most stringent product sustainability certifications
in the world. To achieve Cradle to Cradle certification, a product must be designed
and constructed so that it can be disassembled and remade back into itself at the
end of its useful life. The ingredient materials of Cradle to Cradle certified products
must also pass rigorous toxicity and human health and environmental assessments down to
100 parts per million to ensure the product exerts the least possible impact.
NSF 140
The National Science Foundation NSF 140 sustainable certification is the first
multi-attribute American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved environmental
standard for carpet in the US. NSF 140 evaluates multiple product attributes over
the entire lifecycle of a product. The standard covers durability, recycled content,
carpet recovery programs, and lifecycle impact reductions such as emissions, energy
and waste, among others. download pdf
CRI green label plus
The Carpet and Rug Institute Green Label Plus program is the industry standard for
indoor air quality. Designed to ensure customers are purchasing the very lowest
emitting products on the market, the program uses scientifically established
standards. The Green Label Plus program symbolizes the carpet industry�s
commitment to a better environment for living, working, learning and healing.
For more information, click here
Developed by the United States Green Building Council, the Leadership
in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System
is an internationally recognized green building certification that
provides third-party verification that a building or community was designed
and constructed using strategies designed to minimize environmental
impact and maximize energy savings, water efficiency, GHG emission reduction,
indoor environmental quality and resource stewardship. LEED certification
is awarded to buildings and communities at the Certified, Silver, Gold
and Platinum levels based upon the number of "LEED points" the project
accrues. For more information, visit www.usgbc.org/LEED.
Good Environmental Choice Australia
The Good Environmental Choice Label is�the only environmental labeling
program in Australia which indicates the environmental performance of
a product from a whole of product life perspective for consumer goods.
The label is awarded to products that meet voluntary environmental
performance standards that have been created and assessed in conformance
to international environmental labeling standards. The program is
internationally recognized and growing in demand and awareness throughout
different industries. Good Environmental Choice Australia is part of the
Global Ecolabeling Network (GEN).
For more information, visit http://www.geca.org.au/homefront.htm.
Good Environmental Choice New Zealand
The Good Environmental Choice New Zealand label iA brief description of the
label. ndicates reduced environmental impact over the product's lifecycle
compared to products which do not meet an equivalent standard. The label is
awarded to products that meet voluntary environmental performance standards
that have been created and assessed in conformance to international labeling
standards. Part of the Global Ecolabeling Network, Good Environmental Choice
New Zealand is owned by the New Zealand Government and administered by the
New Zealand Ecolabeling Trust. For more information, visit
Building Research Establishment
The internationally recognized British BRE Certification for sustainability
standards is a product certification awarded according to the Building Research
Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM), which assesses and
rates products and buildings according to their environmental impacts and
sustainability. For more information on�Building Research Establishment
Certification, please visit: http://www.brecertification.co.uk/