Recycled loft insulation, Castorama France. January 2011
Castorama France has developed a new loft insulation product which is made of 85% recycled polyester and is certified to the Oeko-Tex Standard, which means there are no toxic substances in the fibre. It has also launched a Castorama Colours paint range containing 95% natural ingredients. The company encourages innovation among suppliers through its annual eco product award, now in its third year. First place in the 2011 award went to an insulation product made from natural fibres (recycled paper and wood).