Monthly Archive: April 2017

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Making Roof Tiles From Recycled Plastics

This video featuring Britanica Tiles shows the process of turning discarded mixed plastic waste into roofing tiles. Hard and soft plastics are shredded and mixed with sand to create the necessary consistency to be pressed into tile molds. The resulting product is a durable, functional and sustainable alternative roofing option. You may...

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Stone Forest Offers Recycled Copper Sink

The Copper Farmhouse Sink from Stone Forest is made from 100 percent recycled materials, which are 99.14 percent pure copper (standard), and lead free. The sink is created from heavy 16 gauge copper sheeting. Stone Forest’s Copper Farm is double walled on all sides, which enables a number of mounting options including under-mount, flush...

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CoveringsETC Introduces Venetian Terrazzo – Torcello Grey G.

CoveringsETC announced the launch of its newest Eco-Terr product Venetian Terrazzo, Torcello Grey G. Creating styles of Eco-Terr with increasingly larger aggregates has become a focus for CoveringsETC as the company helps its clients customize their projects. Venetian Terrazzo features cool tones and each finish creates a different look. “Eco-Terr Venetian Terrazzo...

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Cafes and Bars Are Choosing Sustainable Modern Surfaces

Modern Surfaces, a partnership of manufacturers and trade partners who have aligned to create a new resource for designers looking for beautiful yet sustainable surfaces, recently debuted at KBIS 2017 in Orlando. Made up of sustainable surfacing brands Durat, IceStone and PaperStone, along with distributors CaraGreen and Cerami Inc., Modern Surfaces is...

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Eden Plus by LG HI-MACS Contains Recycled Material

The Eden Plus collection by LG HI-MACS® offers an environmentally conscious choice with the beauty and functionality of solid surface. The material contains up to 35 percent certified pre-consumer recycled content including trim materials, unused particulates, and pieces from sheets of solid surface that fell below production standards. The reuse of this...