The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), an official Worldwide Olympic Partner, showcased an array of its innovative solutions at Sochi Park during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The entryway and Dow "Experiential Area" at the high-tech winter wonderland of Sochi Park were lined and backed with approximately 400 square meters of recyclable carpet tiles made with elastomers from Dow. Partly thanks to using Dow's latest elastomer technology in the backing, carpet manufacturer, Desso, became one of the first carpet tile manufacturers to achieve "Cradle to Cradle" Silver Certification - a third-party designation given to products that are designed to be disassembled and made of positively defined1 materials that can be recycled when taken back. Read the full story at