Product Review

Two Manufacturers Offer Greener Rubber Flooring

Is rubber flooring sustainable? The jury is still out on most products, but nora and Artigo offer the best on the market.

February 9, 2016

Rubber flooring has attractive sustainability features, yet the chemistry of rubber manufacturing can be problematic. We took a hard look at the rubber flooring industry and found two manufacturers whose products stand out as the greenest in this tricky category.

Green attributes of rubber flooring

Rubber is comfortable to stand and walk on—crucial for nurses, for example, who stay on their feet all through a shift. It also can reduce injury when patients or children fall.