El Cerrito's new Recycling and Environmental Resource Center lets residents easily recycle unwanted items, and find new treasures.
Insulation is a must of energy-efficient homes. New options offering recycled and renewable materials make the selection and installation processes easier.
Scrap tires are gold mines for Ecore, which repurposes reclaimed rubber into building and flooring products in four steps.
Innovations in eco-friendly carpet tiles expand to the recycling of individual components.
The 10 finalists in this year’s Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge employ bio-based and recycled materials in sustainable building materials.
New litter and recycling bins from Forms+Surfaces feature aluminum and Jatoba hardwood.
Crossville has developed a system of processing ceramic and porcelain tile back into powder used in manufacturing new tile.
To address water needs by 2020, we must rethinking our supplies and reconsider reuse.
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 for 95% recycled content, a 20% reduction in transportation energy, 15% raw materials conservation, and low VOC emittance. 800.874.4968. www.usg.com.
In addition to its zero-waste-to-landfill manufacturing facilities, Shaw's new recycling facility reprocesses used carpet from around the country.
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