achievements, affiliations & awards

achievements, affiliations & awards

bolyu achievements

a company of firsts

  • Achieved the prestigious NSF-140-2007 Platinum Certification, A Sustainable Carpet Assessment Standard through UL Environment and ANSI approved for all BOLYU Carpet Tile products (2008-2015). A first in the commercial carpet industry for all products in one category.
  • We use renewable energy in all commercial facilities to meet our manufacturing needs.
  • We offer a minimum 40% post-consumer recycled content in a high- performance commercial carpet tile backing, our ground-breaking Nexterra® backing.
  • We developed an odor neutralizer, Puralex®, that helps lower VOCs and minimize indoor air odors.

facts and figures

  • Landfill Negative
    • We use 2 lbs. of post consumer waste for every pound of waste we produce.
    • We reduced waste sent to landfills by 71% in five years.
    • We diverted 1.6 million lbs. of post consumer carpet in 2007.
    • We use more than 150 million lbs. of waste annually to make our products.
  • Water Conservation
    • We reduced water use at our manufacturing facially by 20%, saving 140,000 gallons of water annually.
    • We eliminated the use of water in the manufacturing of our award-winning Nexterra® carpet tile backing.
  • Energy Savings
    We use 91% less energy by utilizing recycled plastic and polyester-based (PET) materials vs. virgin PET for our Nexterra® carpet tile backing.

a bit of recognition

At BOLYU, we are proud of the following affiliations:

We are also proud to have received numerous honors for our efforts. Here are a few of our previous honors that we are most proud of:

  • Named “Environmental Supplier of the Year” by Home Depot
  • Nexterra backing earns the prestigious Grand Prize for Environmental Solutions presented at the NeoCon World Trade Fair by Buildings Magazine
  • Our Royston Plant was named the “Plant of the Year” for Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals.