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Our recycling program

Gerflor has been offering the a comprehensive recycling program since 2010.
In partnership with Paprec, Gerflor offers to recover all types of installation waste from its corporate clients and distributors in order to recycle it and reintegrate it into the manufacturing process. Gerflor also offers solutions to recover and upgrade glue-down floors that are removed.

Gerflor's recycling program is...


A tailor-made program

A personalized study and tailor-made contracts
Containers adapted to your collection volumes
and the space available in your company



Free collection of your own waste
Saving you money on landfill costs
(€120/T on average)



The program and information sent by Gerflor
are certified by Eucertplast
(European recyclers certification)
Ensuring transparency, traceability
and good environmental practices



One point of contact with a dedicated Gerflor advisor for each step of your project.
All Gerflor PVC products and other brands are included.
NB: soiled products (with glue and patching) that have been removed are subject to specific collection.


A competitive advantage for your business

Compliance with the legal framework and HQE requirements
Strengthening your technical file in the context of calls for tenders
A responsible image and demonstration of commitment to good citizenship for your company and your construction sites

Gerflor, France's leader in recycling

Gerflor has invested in a specific sector dedicated to the recycling of vinyl flooring.

Floor to Floor
Gerflor and Paprec have teamed up to create Floor to Floor. This joint venture collects and sorts installation and production waste and forwards it to the recycling center.

Saint Paul Trois Châteaux (Drôme) recycling center
Integrated into the production line, this recycling center enables recycled materials to be incorporated into all the new products at the plant.


Recycling "clean" waste

Waste from clean installations, non-adhesive flooring that has been removed, old stock, samples

What should I do?

  1. Contact your Trade Commissioner or call 0 810 569 569
  2. After signing the contract, you will receive a certificate of commitment to be used as evidence of your willingness to act.
  3. You will also receive the initial endowment: placards, a bundle to help with sorting and labeled containers.
  4. When the containers are full, you will request removal from your contact. You will then receive some new, empty containers.
  5. At the end of your contract, Gerflor will send you the past year's balance sheet detailing the tonnage collected.


Go to our FAQ on the second life program

Collection overview

  1. I sign the commitment contract with Gerflor
  2. I receive the containers and sorting device
  3. I install and recover my waste
  4. I sort according to category 1 and category 2
  5. I inform Gerflor as soon as the containers are full
  6. Gerflor organizes the collection and delivery of new, empty containers
Recycling "glued" waste

Glue-down floors that have been removed

Quelle démarche dois-je faire ?

  1. Contactez votre délégué commercial ou le 0 810 569 569
  2. The Gerflor specialist must confirm whether the customer’s geographical location allows for a solution to be implemented.
  3. If this is the case, they will put the client in contact with Kalei (professional union of PVC flooring) who will manage the contract via the PVC Next program.
  4. After signing the contract between Kalei and the client, the client brings his waste to the dedicated center. He will pay according to the weight of the waste.
  5. At the beginning of the year, Kalei will send you the previous year's balance sheet: tonnage and number of containers collected.
Gerflor is committed to the environment
we care / we act

Gerflor teams have always put customers and the environment at the center of their concerns.
Our floor coverings, wall solutions and finishing elements are designed to last as long as possible, to make life easier for users, and to preserve their health. They are also environmentally friendly, both in the way they are designed and in the options available at the end of their lives.

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Gerflor by your side

Do you have any questions? Do you need some advice on one of your projects? Contact the Gerflor teams for flooring that is best-matched to your needs. 

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About Gerflor

For over 80 years, Gerflor has been a global leader in crafting, producing, promoting, and distributing cutting-edge, environmentally responsible flooring solutions. Our extensive product line caters to commercial healthcare, education, sports, and industry spaces. Committed to sustainability and top-notch quality, Gerflor provides flooring options that cater to the diverse demands of customers worldwide. Our focus on creating spaces that inspire, enhance well-being, boost performance, and deliver a measurable return on investment underscores our dedication to customer satisfaction and environmental responsibility. Choose Gerflor for flooring solutions that elevate spaces and stand the test of time.

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