Chester Va.-based Warthan Associates Inc., the Southeast distributor for Tarkett Sports Indoor flooring, recently began working with ACE Recycling of Reston, Va., to spearhead an innovative construction waste recycling program.
people don’t realize that household waste generates 4.5 pounds per person per
day, while construction and demolition (C&D) debris generates up to 6.61
pounds per person per day. We feel that we are just being good stewards of our
resources by recycling and keeping as much of our debris from flooring projects
out of the local landfills as possible,” noted Chad Warthan, president of
recycling programs focus on consumer waste, C&D debris actually far
outweighs the amount of consumer garbage nationwide, according to the company.
ACE Recycling uses a highly automated process that recycles over 85% of the
waste they receive.
Recycling is proud to partner with Warthan Associates as it seeks to divert as
much of its jobsite and production waste from landfills as is possible. These
kind of efforts need leadership and Warthan is clearly showing the way,” said
Ken Mogul, president of ACE.
able to offer this service to a customer sets us apart from the competition; it
tells our customer that we care enough about our impact on the environment to
be willing to change our business habits,” added Kal Dawson, Warthan's general
Warthan Associates develops C&D recycling program
February 12, 2010