Media Alert: Tarkett Replay™ Multi-functional and Sports Flooring Earns First EPD

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Replay’s mission is to transform reclaimed waste into surfaces that aim to improve people’s lives via a wide range of flooring applications.

WHAT: Tarkett Replay™ Rubber Multi-functional and Sports Flooring has earned an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) verification and registration in accordance with ISO 14025, relying on Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) to provide information on a number of environmental impacts of this product over its life cycle. Replay is manufactured from a composition of recycled truck tire crumb rubber encapsulated in a urethane binder. This unique construction creates a tough, abrasion and impact resistant composition with excellent fatigue- and slip-resistance, and acoustical characteristics. The Replay flooring product system includes recycled materials, which are allocated using the recycled content allocation method (also known as the 100-0 cut off method).

WHO: Tarkett is a world leader in innovative and sustainable flooring solutions and sports surfaces. The company is fully committed to closed-loop, circular design through the use of good materials, resource stewardship, creating products for people friendly spaces and recycling at the end of use. Tarkett utilizes Cradle to Cradle principles to strategically design and manufacture its products, and has fully implemented LCAs as a means to continually improve its operations, products and their use.

WHY: Replay’s mission is to transform reclaimed waste into surfaces that aim to improve people’s lives via a wide range of flooring applications. Replay’s rubber tile and rolled goods products have enabled it to earn third-party certifications for conformance with environmental standards.

WHEN: The Product Category Rule (PCR) for preparing an EPD for Flooring: Carpet, Resilient, Laminate, Ceramic, Wood is valid for five years from the initial date of issue: October 23, 2015.

WHERE: Replay fitness flooring uses recycled material resources and is FloorScore certified for use in high performance schools and office buildings. It is most often used in weight rooms, and aerobic, workout, cardio and recreation areas, as well as in commercial environments where aesthetics and durability are equally important.

MORE: To learn more about Tarkett North America and its environmental initiatives, visit For a full list of Tarkett commercial products environmental certifications and other EPDs, visit

About Tarkett
Tarkett is a global leader in innovative and sustainable solutions for flooring and sports surfaces. Offering a wide range of products including vinyl, linoleum, carpet, rubber, wood & laminate, synthetic turf and athletic tracks, the Group serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. With 12,000 employees and 34 industrial sites, Tarkett sells 1.3 million square meters of flooring every day, for hospitals, schools, housing, hotels, offices, stores and sports fields. Committed to sustainable development, the Group has implemented an eco-innovation strategy and promotes circular economy. Tarkett’s net sales of 2.4 billion euros in 2014 are balanced between Europe, North America and the region comprising CIS countries, APAC & LATAM. Tarkett is listed on Euronext Paris (compartment A, ticker TKTT, ISIN: FR0004188670).

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