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Eco Crush Specializes in Sustainable Engineered Stone

Eco Crush, LLC is a manufacturer and fabricator of sustainable engineered stone located in Bend, Ore. The slabs are both durable and attractive while containing high levels post-consumer recycled content. The company’s proprietary manufacturing process and unique aggregate blend creates a natural-looking slab that can be used for countertops in the kitchen...

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Trend Group Manufactures Tile with Recycled Content

The leadership of Trend Group moved early and aggressively to reduce the ecological impact of its processes and products.  Products are designed specifically to consume fewer raw materials and to have extended durability. Trend’s innovative engineered surfaces require 60 percent less raw material and incorporate both geologic waste and recycled glass that...

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Coverings Etc. Offers Bioglass Recycled Surfacing Materials

Based in Miami, Fla., Coverings Etc. has been offering sustainable material concepts for floors, walls, countertops, facades, terraces and other decorative surfaces since 1998.  One of the company’s products, BIOGLASS, is a 100 percent recycled and 100 percent recyclable surfacing material. BIOGLASS is also a Cradle to Cradle Silver certified material. It...

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Vetrazzo Introduces Sea Pearl Finish

Vetrazzo introduced Sea Pearl Finish for recycled glass surfacing. The company states that thanks to an innovation in finishing, crushed glass slabs are adding a tactile dimension to kitchen and bath design. A member of the Vetrazzo team became inspired by the textures of natural stone presented by Polycor, where antiqued finishes...

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Coverings Etc Offers Sustainable Tiles

Coverings Etc offers several types of sustainable tiles. Many of these tiles are made from familiar materials, including cement and porcelain, but the company is also pioneering solid surface tiles manufactured from different types of industrial waste. Other products include tiles made from recycled glass bottles (BIO-GLASS) and aluminum that has been...

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Students Help Develop Recycled-Glass Concrete

This video is an informative piece of investigative journalism produced by Jose Espinosa for USA Green Stories. Although this media company now appears to be defunct, the following video remains interesting and applicable to today’s market for recycled surfacing materials. In the video, Espinosa visits students at Pennsylvania State University as they...

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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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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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GreenField Recycled Glass Stone Offers Key Benefits

GreenField Recycled Glass Stone Products LLC, located in Dubuque, Iowa, offers a self-named, ecofriendly surfacing material made with 100 percent recycled glass combined in a proprietary cementitious mix. The company claims the final product “is more durable than quartz and offers more color combinations than granite.” In addition, slabs that match an...

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GlassSLAB Offers Unique Recycled Countertop Options

Glass Recycled Surfaces, based in the Dallas, Texas, area, manufactures a unique countertop product comprised of recycled glass and porcelain that is branded as GlassSLAB. The slabs are 80 percent recycled glass and porcelain aggregates and 20 percent VOC-free epoxy resin, and the company claims that no two are alike. More than...

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EnviroGLAS Terrazzo Made With VOC-Free Epoxy Resin

EnviroGLAS Terrazzo is recycled-glass surface manufactured by EnviroGLAS Products, Inc. It is a thin-set epoxy terrazzo that is made with a two-component epoxy resin that is color pigmented and free of VOCs. The aggregate contained in this surfacing is 100 percent post-industrial recycled glass and is trowel applied at a minimum thickness...

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Rinato Terrazzo Countertops Made From Recycled Glass

Terrazzo & Marble Supply (T&M), a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), offers Rinato Terrazzo countertops made of cementitious recycled glass-based material. Glass that was once destined to be buried in landfills has been recovered and reused as a raw material in the crafting of Rinato. This material provides all...

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Curava Recycled Glass Is Resin Based

While many other recycled-glass surfacing uses cement as a binder, Curava Recycled Glass Surface has a resin binder developed for strength, hygiene and stain resistance without the need for sealer or wax, reports the manufacturer. The amount of recycled glass used in making Curava is equivalent to 25 glass bottles per sq....