Monthly Archive: December 2015

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Recycled Glass Countertops Featured in News

The video below was produced by Shaw TV News in South Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada. It includes an interview with a local manufacturer of recycled glass countertops, Vittrium Building Products, and summarizes the process the company uses to create custom countertops. The final product is made of 80 percent recycled glass bottles...

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Green Retirement Communities on the Rise

When most people think of environmentalism and sustainable living, they picture young, self-righteous hipsters, or at the very least, it is the younger generation in general pushing to reduce everyone’s carbon footprint. However, many of us tend to forget that environmentalism had been an issue in some circles since the early 20th...

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IMM Cologne Debuts at Dwell on Design L.A. 2016

Dwell on Design and IMM Cologne announced the beginning of a multi-year partnership to begin at Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2016. The partnership expands the shows’ reach and establishes a cross-platform global presence. The IMM Cologne at Dwell on Design L.A. will combine the international brand presence and in-depth exploration of...

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Trinity Glass Products Offer Sustainable Alternative

Trinity Glass Products are designed and manufactured by Tiger Mountain Innovations in Seattle and offer a sustainable alternative to natural stone. These individually handcrafted composite slabs are composed of recycled glass and low-carbon cement and can be fabricated for countertops, tabletops, wall cladding and exterior surfaces. Trinity Glass provides a look not...

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Gluewarehouse.com Achieves Greenguard Gold Certification for Surfacing Adhesives

Gluewarehouse.com, an online source for professional adhesives, earned GREENGUARD Gold Certification and released an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its countertop and surfacing adhesives. UL Environment’s EPD provides purchasers with comprehensive information on a product’s environmental impact including carbon footprint, impact on acidification, eutrophication, depletion of natural resources and energy consumption. To...