Napoli, 7th June 2024

The CISUFLO consortium proudly convened nearly 35 representatives from 19 different entities in Naples for the Month 36 General Assembly, marking another significant milestone in the project’s journey.

CISUFLO aims to set up a systemic framework for circular and sustainable floor coverings (carpets, resilient floor coverings and laminates) and minimise the sector’s total environmental impact. Several challenges exist within flooring to make the transition to a circular economy: complex value chain, varying from country to country; link to various sectors (construction & building, plastics, textiles & wood); products cover various raw materials, plus numerous additives; product lifetimes range from over 20 years (commercial flooring) to 3-4 days (event carpet).

Coordinated by CENTEXTBEL, the project has just one year remained until its completion. At the General Assembly, participants engaged in a comprehensive review of the activities undertaken over the past six months. In the framework of Work Package 5, an informative workshop was conducted. Plans for future actions were also made to ensure continued progress and successful outcomes.

The meeting significantly strengthened the collaboration between partners, ensuring the successful culmination of the project. In the afternoon, the consortium took the opportunity to visit the Pausilypon Environmental Archaeological Park.