Bellbridge began a one year recycling trial with Hendricksen Naturlich Flooring of Sebastopol Ca.
It has been agreed that any Bellbridge carpets that are replaced during this period, will be recycled in Napa Valley vineyards as weed blankets.
The first carpet, that were removed from a consumers home in September, was laid in the vineyard during October.
The particular product was formerly in the consumers home for 16 years. The replacement was also a Bellbridge wool carpet product.
Although Bellbridge have previously laid thousands of feet of used and scrap carpet at Nord Vineyards, this is the first agreement involving a carpet store.
The store owner Rob Hendricksen, has always taken an active interest in environmental issues and has actually recycled wool carpets in own garden for a few years now. So he was very eager to take part in this trial.
This trial is a chance to evaluate the recycling model for Bellbridge which could lead to further projects.
Above, Rob Hendricksen (center) and his sales team Sarah and Marc show the first Bellbridge Recycling Certificate.