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  • Echo Glass Tiles From Crossville

    Echo glass tiles are made from 10% to 100% post-industrial recycled content. Ideal for walls, countertops, and floors, the tiles are made from centuries-old techniques where the product is cast from translucent glass that is textured on the front and back. They are available in 15 colors, three...

  • Squak Mountain Stone Slabs From Tiger Mountain Innovations

    Rustic-looking Squak Mountain Stone slabs are made of recycled paper, cement, fly ash, and recycled glass. The material contains at least 49% post-industrial recycled content. The 11/2-inch-thick slabs are available in five colors: natural, latte, otter, thunder, and quinault. Each piece is unique...

  • Hand-Scraped Hickory Flooring by EcoTimber

    Hand-Scraped hickory flooring comes in engineered multi-ply, kiln-dried, tongue-and-groove planks with beveled edges. Planks are ½ inch thick with a 5-inch face width in random lengths between 12 inches and 42 inches. The product can be used over radiant heat systems. A satin-sheen aluminum...

  • PowerCost Monitor by Blueline Innovations

    The PowerCost Monitor is a wireless energy monitor that displays how much electricity the user’s home consumes from moment to moment and in total. A countertop display unit can present total electricity costs in dollars and cents and in kilowatt hours, and users can see their peak energy cost...

  • Commentary: Reviving the Argument for Quality Over Quantity

    As buyers face harsh new economic realities, priorities are shifting to higher-quality, healthier homes.

  • Echo Glass Tiles by Crossville

    Echo glass tiles are made from post-industrial recycled content that ranges from 10% to 100% depending on color. Ideal for walls, countertops, and floors, the tiles are made from centuries-old techniques where the product is cast from translucent glass that is textured on the front and back. It’s...

  • Countertops by Icestone Recycled Glass Countertops

    Icestone doesn’t just talk the talk with its recycled glass countertops, it walks the walk from beginning to end. Currently the only durable surface to have achieved McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry’s Cradle to Cradle certification, VOC-free Icestone is made with 100% recycled glass in a cement...

  • Paper-Composite Surface Materials by Richlite Co.

    Richlite paper-composite surface materials are now available in an FSC-certified line. The material, which can be used for countertops, stair treads, and other applications, is durable, stain resistant, and heat resistant up to 350 degrees. The collection has a matte finish and comes in seven...

  • Blazestone Tiles

    Blazestone tiles are made entirely of 100% post-consumer and post-industrial recycled glass, with no added colorants or oxides. The company determines product development based on the waste stream, and the materials and end product are processed entirely at the company’s facility. Consumer sources...

  • EcoTop Surface Materials

    EcoTop, a biocomposite surface material for countertops, tabletops, floors, and walls, is chic, durable, and environmentally friendly, the company says. It’s made of an FSC-certified 50/50 blend of bamboo fiber and recycled wood fiber salvaged from demolition sites, bound together by a water-based...