GECA is Australia’s only not-for-profit providing solutions for sustainable consumption and production. Their vision is to create a sustainable future for people and the planet by enabling architects, specifiers, procurement professionals and consumers make good choices for the environment.
“We empower architects, builder, designers and consumers to have confidence in their purchasing decisions, and trust GECA certified products to be healthier, safer, and better for the environment” – GECA
What are some of the key sustainability aspects of your business and certified products?
Except for a few stock items, modulyss produce on-demand to prevent overproduction and losses. They continuously improve products to reach the highest quality without utilising more materials than necessary.
“We use recycled materials were possible, including our own production waste, to further reduce the environmental impact of our products.” – modulyss
Why did you choose to get GECA certification?
“It combines requirements related to consumer health, potential harm to the environment due to chemical substances, and specific circularity parameters and social impacts.” – modulyss
How important is certification to you and your customers?
modulyss believe that having a certification is a good way to communicate the efforts made to reduce their environmental footprint. The GECA certification scheme and other programs are a confirmation to modulyss’ goals and continues to encourage them to achieve them.
“We are committed to our sustainability strategy and look for certification schemes that design their standards according to the same sustainability philosophy.” – modulyss
What are the biggest sustainability challenges for your industry right now?
Within the soft flooring sector, there are challenges with the end-of-life product stage and processing techniques which are still lacking.
“Carpet tiles, in particular, are a difficult task. A lot is happening right now in the field of designing for recycling and the development of recycling technologies.” – modulyss