A Bradford-based textiles manufacturer is urging homeowners to go green and consider how to reduce and reuse during Go Green Week, which falls from 10th – 14th February. It has calculated that 2,876,263 plastic bottles could be recycled if Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street, Downton Abbey, Hogwarts and the Palace of Westminster re-considered their choice of carpet underlay and is encouraging homeowners to follow suit!
Texfelt’s revolutionary green carpet underlay, SpringBond, is made from recycled PET plastic bottles and other single-use plastics. Based on 12 plastic bottles being recycled per m2 of, the royals could see over 924,960 bottles placed safely under their carpets.
The carpet underlay manufacturer, based in the Cutler Heights area of Bradford, is inviting homeowners to unite and help combat the eight million tonnes of plastic waste that fill our oceans every year.
Other notable buildings that would have a big impact on the war on plastic include 10 Downing Street , which could house 4,240 bottles, and the Palace of Westminster could contain a staggering 1,351,119 upcycled bottles underneath its carpets.
For the witches and wizards among us, Hogwarts could also use a transfiguration spell and Evanesco 462,024 plastic bottles inside its school, whilst the aristocracy from the Downton Abbey Estate could help recycle 133,920.
With an ever-growing demand to recycle plastic bottles, British manufacturer Texfelt’s environmentally friendly luxury carpet underlay has been launched in a bid to give plastic bottles and other single use-plastics a new lease of life.
While the average homeowner could see 900 recycled plastic bottles sitting pretty under their carpets, other high profile and prominent buildings can also do their bit for the environment. Due to the difference that could be made, Texfelt is urging homeowners across the country to think carefully about the products they use in their homes and consider SpringBond eco-engineered underlays.*
James Taylor, Managing Director at Texfelt, said: “With the world currently producing more than 300 million tonnes of plastic each year, and half of that being used just once, sometimes for a few seconds, before it’s thrown away, people are looking for green alternatives to everyday items.
“The world needs to reduce its consumption of plastic and, while this is happening, we need to find ways of upcycling the waste product that’s building up. SpringBond gives us the perfect opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to the green agenda and it’s surprising how a couple of prominent buildings could help to recycle millions of plastic bottles, highlighting that everyone can do their bit in more ways than they think!”