April 2006
Environmental Design & Construction;Apr2006, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the Second-Look Retrieval Program initiated by Versa Wallcovering. It is a comprehensive, post-consumer vinyl wallcovering recycling program that makes it possible to extend the wallcovering lifecycle even further by diverting waste from landfills and turning it into viable new products.


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