Knauf Insulation. EcoBatt Glasswool insulation products feature Ecose technology, a natural binder made from rapidly renewable materials that delivers superior environmental stability, reduces embodied energy, and contains no phenol formaldehyde, acrylics, or artificial colors, says the firm. The insulation is available in select Pacific Northwest markets and will be available in all North American markets by the end of 2009. 800.825.4434. www.knaufusa.com.
Iron Age Designs. These register grates are made from recycled cast iron and sealed with an environmentally friendly oiled finish for an antique patina that will last decades, the company says. The grates, which can be retrofitted to most standard openings or used in new installations, come in cast aluminum or cast bronze. 206.276.0925. www.ironagegrates.com.
LSI Wallcovering. The company offers five new styles of recycled wallcoverings in its Second-Look line. With 20% recycled content, the products are the first of their kind to reclaim and recycle post-consumer vinyl wallcovering, the firm says. New choices include a crisscrossing pattern, a woven look, and a metallic design (shown). 502.458.1502. www.versawallcovering.com.
Green Choice Flooring. The company’s flooring products are made from sustainable raw materials. More durable than oak or other hardwoods, the bamboo, mulberry, palmwood, and palmboo flooring are sourced from easily renewable natural resources. Eco-friendly moldings, stair treads, and risers are also available. 866.915.1120. www.greenchoiceflooring.com.
Crossville. Echo glass tile for walls, countertops, and floors contains a recycled content of up to 100%, the company says. The tiles come in 15 colors, five sizes, and three finishes: clear, iridescent, and frosted matte. 800.221.9093. www.crossvilleinc.com. Metropolitan Ceramics. Down to Earth indoor-outdoor, slip-resistant ceramic tiles are made from 12% pre-consumer recycled materials produced during the manufacturing process that normally would be thrown out. The ½-inch-thick tiles feature random color variations, distinctive textures, and unique sizing. 800.325.3945. www.ironrock.com.