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  • Recycled-Content Spray-Foam Insulation From Gaco Western

    Gaco Western. HFC-blown WallFoam 184 BIO spray-foam insulation is derived from naturally renewable oils, post-consumer recycled plastics, and pre-consumer recycled materials. The Class I fire-rated foam offers an average R-value of 6.2 per inch, the firm says, and can reduce a home’s carbon...

  • Shaw Carpet Recycling Facility Connects the Manufacturing Dots

    In addition to its zero-waste-to-landfill manufacturing facilities, Shaw's new recycling facility reprocesses used carpet from around the country.

  • Product Review: Cabinetry

    Cabinets are only as green as the sum of their parts.

  • Coalesse Freestanding Topo Collection

    Coalesse expands its Topo office system with freestanding components to add flexibility.

  • Shaw Contract Mix It Up

    Shaw's Mix It Up collection of carpet comes in broadloom and tile varieties.

  • Tubelite Max/Block

    Tubelite’s Max/Block sunshades are now manufactured with EcoLuminum, a high-recycled-content aluminum billet composition with environmentally friendly finishes.

  • Recycled-Content Concrete Mix From Quickcrete

    Quikrete. Green Concrete Mix comprises 50% recycled material, including recycled aggregates, fly ash, and/or slag cements, diverting 0.25 cubic feet of waste from landfills per 60-pound bag of material, according to the firm. The material achieves a compressive strength of 3,500 psi in 28 days...

  • Recycled Structural Board from Homasote

    Homasote. 440 SoundBarrier is a nearly 100% recycled nailable structural board made from cellulose fiber, with an insulating value of R-1.2 per 1/2 inch. Originally intended as a soundproofing product, the firm says it withstands jobsite weather and mistreatment better than standard, impregnated...

  • Save a Sample! Goes National with Recycling Drive

    Design firms in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Rochester, N.Y., and Washington, D.C., can now donate materials.

  • Mannington to Recycle Olympic Games Graphics

    Graphics supplied by 3M Canada for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games will be repurposed into flooring.