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Sustainability stories


Altro are co-founder members of Recofloor, the industry's vinyl take-back scheme that collects safety and smooth vinyl offcuts and uplifted smooth vinyl, diverting them from landfill.

The waste vinyl flooring can come from flooring contractors, distributors and large construction sites including retail refurbishments using reverse logistics. Recofloor recycle these off cuts back into new flooring products, and uplifted vinyl goes into production of traffic calming products like road cones and road sign bases.

Since the Recofloor scheme was launched in 2009, a total of 2,218,863m2 of flooring has been recycled, saving 7,809 tonnes of CO2, which equates to taking 2,038 cars off the road for a year.

Find out more about Recofloor here.

Community engagement

At Altro we are committed to engaging with and supporting our global, local communities in lots of different ways to make a positive difference and improve dialogue and neighbourly relationships.

  • Supporting apprenticeship schemes
  • Attending school visits
  • Working with local universities
  • Providing international employment and training opportunities
  • Supporting and sponsoring the Bauhaus and its heritage
  • Charitable volunteering programme.

Altro Foundation

Established in 2016, the Altro Foundation is dedicated to transforming healthcare spaces to help the more vulnerable communities around the world. A percentage of our profits are invested into the Foundation every year to help transform healthcare spaces across the world and improve the wellbeing of the people who use them.