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  • Recycled-Cork Mosaic Tiles From Habitus

    Habitus. Made from wine bottle cork stoppers collected from factories in Spain and Portugal, Cork Mosaic tiles are mounted the same as standard glass or ceramic tiles, and their waterproof quality makes them ideal for bathrooms and kitchens, says the firm. The cork chips come in two sizes: 1-inch...

  • 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...

  • Acorn Engineering Co. High Efficiency Toilet

    Acorn Engineering Co.’s High Efficiency Toilet is made from 80 percent recycled steel and uses only 1.28 gallons per flush.

  • Formaldehyde-Free, Recycled-Content Insulation From Owens Corning

    Owens Corning. The company is replacing all of its batt insulation products with EcoTouch Pink Fiberglas with PureFiber technology, which is made with a formaldehyde-free formulation and contains at least 50% recycled content. The company claims the new formulation improves installation through...

  • EcoPath Entryway Matting

    EcoPath is a 100 percent recyclable entryway matting solution with biobased content.

  • Good Eats

    A San Francisco restaurant whose motto is "organic, fresh, local" finds the same winning combination in its design.

  • Renew, Restore, Recycle

    In Oregon’s Willamette Valley, The Allison Inn & Spa aims to cultivate the well-being of its guests and its land.

  • Recycled-Content Siding From CertainTeed

    CertainTeed. The companys CedarBoards D6 insulated vinyl siding is made with 60% recycled content that includes post-consumer vinyl siding. The foam backing boosts a walls R-value, enabling an Energy Star rating for the panels, and provides rigidity and impact resistance. The TrueTexture rough...

  • FSC-Certified and Recycled-Content Vanity From Native Trails

    Native Trails. The Yanama vanity features solid FSC-certified cherry wood and a 100% recycled 16-gauge hand-hammered copper foot that coordinates with the company’s sinks. The unit measures 24 inches wide by 211/2 inches deep by 34 inches high. The foot comes in an antique or brushed nickel finish...

  • CF Stinson Jazz Collection

    Designed by Jane Wicks, the Jazz Collection from CF Stinson features seven patterns inspired by American jazz.