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  • Recycled-Content Tile from Daltile

    Daltile. Containing 30% pre- and post-consumer recycled material, the rustic-styled Heathland-glazed ceramic tile comes in six field tile colors, two mosaic blends, and with three decorative accents.

  • Recycling Center in a Kitchen Cabinet Drawer

    Blum’s two new waste/recycle drawer sets fit 15-, 18-, and 21-inch base cabinets.

  • Mixing It Up: Crossville Mixology Tile

    Recycled content in Mixology and all of the maker's other tile lines is now SCS-certified.

  • Recycled Glass Tile

    Fireclay’s Crush 100% Recycled Glass Tile is made from raw waste glass that’s been crushed, reprocessed, and fired.

  • Recycled-Content, Lightweight Sheetrock From USG

    USG. Featuring a reformulated core and manufacturing process, Sheetrock UltraLight 1/2-inch panels are up to 30% lighter than competing wallboard, the company says, providing for more fuel-efficient shipping and easier handling on the jobsite. The panels carry ULs Environmental Claims Validation...

  • Recycled-Content, Mold-Resistant Wallboard From Serious Materials

    Serious Materials. Made primarily from post-industrial waste and utilizing a natural drying process that avoids the energy required for calcining and oven-drying used in gypsum products, gypsum-free EcoRock contains 80% recycled material and requires 80% less energy to produce, says the company...

  • Recycled-Content Tile From Fireclay Tile

    Fireclay Tile. Debris Series ceramic tile is made from local factory dust and California clay, giving it a recycled content of more than 60%, says the firm. The series includes 112 glaze colors and comes in sizes from 1 inch by 2 inches to 12 inches square. 408.275.1182. www.fireclaytile.com.

  • Recycled Form Boards?

    Can concrete form boards be reused for framing, or does exposure to concrete weaken framing lumber?

  • Job-Site Grind

    Many builders talk about sustainability, but John Suppes has actually put his money where his mouth is by purchasing an $80,000 waste grinder.

  • In the News

    Study shows high on-the-job death rate for Hispanic workers; San Diego launches new recycling mandate; states crack down on copper theft; more