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Refinishing Hardwood and Resilient Flooring Surfaces Offers More Than 75% Reduced Carbon Footprint Compared to Floor Replacement Refinishing and Renovating Hard Floor Surfaces Contributes to a Circular EconomyGlobeNewswireJune 30, 2020MALMO, Sweden, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A recent report from IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute confirms that refinishing hardwood and resilient floors is more sustainable for the environment than replacing the flooring surfaces. Available today, the report, which was conducted with input from Bona, states a 78 percent carbon footprint reduction when refinishing rather than replacing wood floors. Refinishing resilient floor surfaces can offer up to 92 percent reduction in carbon footprint versus replacing. Additionally, the report found that by refinishing hardwood or resilient floors a minimum of 90 percent savings in resources is realized which includes transport, electricity use, consumables, and materials.