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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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Mosa Offers Cradle-to-Cradle Certified Tile

Cradle to Cradle was developed by Prof. Michael Braungart (EPEA) and architect William McDonough (MBDC) and has since become a well-known sustainability concept. The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (C2CPII) was founded in 2011 and manages the Cradle to Cradle product standard. Headquartered in San Francisco, the institute is led by...

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TCNA Releases Ceramic Tile Health and Safety Bulletin

Tile Council of North America (TCNA) released a new resource to communicate the benefits of choosing ceramic tile, particularly when health and safety are primary considerations. TCNA produced the bulletin to provide information in response to increasing interest in the health and safety aspects of various building materials, in both commercial and...

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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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Video Shows Installation of Sustainable Marmoleum Flooring

The following timelapse video (and appropriate musical accompaniment) produced by Jon Emmerich details the installation of marmoluem flooring in the form of interlocking tiles. According to Forbo, a leading manufacturer of marmoleum, this type of flooring is comprised of 97 percent natural materials, 72 percent of which are renewable within 10 years....

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ELEEK Offers Recycled Metal Tiles and Sinks

ELEEK Inc. has been manufacturing cast-metal tiles and sinks made from recycled aluminum and bronze since 2000. The aluminum tiles are 100 percent recycled and include a minimum of 70 percent post-consumer content while the bronze tiles are at least 90 percent recycled with half of the recycled material coming from post-consumer...

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Cali Bamboo Offers GreenClaimed Cork Wall Tiles

Cali Bamboo’s GreenClaimed® brand offer a product line of designer cork wall tiles. Cork is considered to be one of the most renewable and sustainable materials available because of the manner in which the material is harvested. GreenClaimed cork wall tiles are made from recycled cork from the wine bottling industry. The...

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Maniscalco Launched Victoria Recycled Metal Mosaic Series

Maniscalco, the Australian-based designer and wholesaler of glass, stone and metal decorative tiles, launched the Victoria Metal Mosaic Series made of 98% post-consumer recycled aluminum. The product includes “Mini Hexy” (pictured here in Falls Creek Blend) which consists of 1.25- by 1.5-in. mosaic tiles delivered on 11.5- by 10-in. sheets. A second...