Zeftron nylon, a nylon 6 fiber brand for the commercial marketplace, announced today the launch of its fourth annual Sustainable Practices Award.  The award seeks to recognize innovative projects in the architect and design community that are helping create a more sustainable environment. 

Professionals interested in submitting an entry can do so starting today and through Sept. 30, 2012, by visiting http://spa.zeftronnylon.com.  A Grand Prize winner and a Runner Up winner will be selected from the entries received.  The Grand Prize winning firm will have a $1,000 check in its name made payable to a sustainable organization or charity of its choosing.  The Runner Up firm will have a $500 check in its name made payable to the sustainable organization of its choice.  Both firms and their winning projects will be promoted by Zeftron nylon through a variety of activities.

“Whether it’s our 6ix Again recycling program or our closed-loop, fully renewable nylon, Zeftron has been committed to innovative and sustainable practices for more than 40 years,” said Zeftron nylon Business Leader Tim Blount.  “Now in its fourth year, our Sustainable Practices Award seeks to honor those projects and the A&D firms behind them that are committed to creating a more sustainable planet.”

How to Enter:

Submissions can be made directly online at http://spa.zeftronnylon.com.  Entries will be accepted from July 23, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2012.  There is no cost to enter.  Submissions are judged on originality, sustainable commitment and innovation. 


The Sustainable Practices Award is open to all commercial architect and design firms in the continental United States.  Projects must have been completed within the past 18 months.  Projects submitted for this award do not need to include carpet made with Zeftron nylon. 


The Grand Prize winning firm and the Runner Up winning firm and their respective projects will be promoted via various publicity activities, including trade media and social media engagement.  The winning firms and their projects will also be showcased on the Zeftron nylon Sustainable Practices Award website, http://spa.zeftronnylon.com.