Another way to go green with your tile project is to choose tile
that is made in close proximity to your area.  This cuts down on
the fossil fuels and resources used to transport the tile.  Also,
there are certain manufacturers who base their production on
energy efficient means.  
Recycled tile is becoming more available and used in small
applications.  Glass tile is the most common because it can be
made from many materials and formed into a beautiful finish.  
Since our awareness of the impact we have on the environment,
recycled tile has emerged to provide an alternative to use waste
in a good way.  Although expensive, recycled tile can be used in
small applications such as kitchen backsplashes or as accent
strips in bathrooms.
Did you know?
Construction and
demolition
materials are
often recyclable.
These include
concrete, wood,
drywall,asphalt
shingles, asphalt
pavement, metal
and cardboard.  
These materials
make up roughly
85 percent of all
construction
waste.
Touchdown Tile
goes green!
As
part of our effort
to reduce impact
on the
environment we
have chosen to
sell and install
recycled tile, as
well as recycling
our own waste
tile.  One way we
do this is to keep
some extra tile
and cut them into
decorative
mosaics that can
be used in many
applications.
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