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Top Milliken Milestones From 2015

Dec 30, 2015 / by Mollie Williams posted in Design, Sustainability, Inspiration

The past year has been full of many milestones at Milliken - from celebrating our 150th anniversary as a company and introducing innovative color- and art-inspired collections to enhancing our sustainability efforts. Here are a few of our favorite moments as we reflect on an exciting 2015 and look forward to the New Year ahead.

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3 Tips For A Green New Year

Dec 28, 2015 / by Mollie Williams posted in Sustainability

Over the last year, Milliken celebrated a host of milestones in our sustainability journey, including introducing our inaugural sustainability report and increasing the recycled content of our standard modular carpet collections by 8 to 10 percent. As we embark on the New Year, we are excited to continue that journey and extend our commitment to environmental stewardship. Collective efforts, big and small, matter. Here are a few tips to help you embrace greener living in 2016.

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‘Doing Good’ Around the Globe

Dec 16, 2015 / by Mollie Williams posted in Sustainability

At Milliken, our driving purpose, to ‘do good,’ extends to our associates, our communities, and the people who comprise them. In October, Milliken & Company’s headquarter community, the cities and counties neighboring Spartanburg, South Carolina, found themselves in need when a record-breaking flood struck the entire state of South Carolina. Countless families were affected by power outages, flash floods, and rising water levels that threatened their safety as well as their homes and possessions. Milliken donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid in flood relief and recovery efforts. In addition, employees at each of our 37 U.S. facilities collected supplies to deliver to the Red Cross. 

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Sourcing Sustainability: Supplier Requirements to Create Green Flooring

Dec 7, 2015 / by Mollie Williams posted in Sustainability

Creating sustainable floor covering solutions extends beyond green operations of a manufacturer. It encompasses the activities of suppliers who provide various materials used to construct the flooring – from recycled content in cushioning to the yarn face fibers.  

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The Road To Reducing Resource Consumption

Nov 20, 2015 / by Mollie Williams posted in Sustainability

The preservation of our environment hinges on conserving finite natural resources, like water, while minimizing outputs that do not breakdown naturally, like waste.

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The Exponential Impact of 1 Carpet Reclamation Project

Nov 12, 2015 / by Mollie Williams posted in Sustainability, Inspiration

We are all familiar with the phrase, “reduce, reuse, recycle.” It seems easy and simple enough – but can a single act truly make a difference? We have seen that the power of just one reclamation project can indeed make an exponential impact.

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Milliken Floor Covering Division Releases Inaugural Global Sustainability Report

Nov 2, 2015 / by Mollie Williams posted in Sustainability

The Milliken family of companies has practiced sustainability and environmental stewardship for over a century. Now, in an effort to provide the public with a transparent, inside look at our goals, progress, and achievements to date, our Floor Covering Division launched its first-ever sustainability report.

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