Tiles are widely used to cover walls, floors and roofs. Thin tiles can be used on the walls, while floors require thicker ones for added durability. They are normally made of ceramic, stone, metal, glass and even wood. Bringing a touch of eco-friendliness in the world of tiles is a company named Fireclay Tile. The company makes best use of recycled materials to make visually appealing and heavy-duty products. A new addition to their green range is Crush, which has been made from recycled glass.
Based in San Jose, CA, the company is headed by Paul Burns. The products are not only green in nature, but also pocket friendly. Fireclay Tile has an elaborate range, which includes Debris Series Recycled Tile, Crush Recycled Glass Tile, Vitrail Series Handmade Tile, Claymonde Ceramic Sheets, and Express Series Quickship Tile. All rank high on the eco friendly level and will make places, they are wedged, sparkle with modishness.
Fireclay Tile sends a green message through its products. Established in the year 1986, it comprises of four partners who aim to make this world a greener place. Paul Burn is the main person handling all the major developments in this company. He is the president of Fireclay Tile and a Chief Ceramicist from the very first day. Paul has a fair knowledge of the way these handmade tiles are designed and produced. He has skillfully clubbed his knowledge with eco friendly methods to come up with unique tile designs.
Fireclay’s new 100 percent Recycled Glass Tile dubbed Crush derives its name from the fact that the company picks thrown away glass, which is later crushed and processed before swapping into a tile. The new line of glass tiles is aesthetic, eco friendly, durable and quite distinctive. Available in 40 different colors, it color names are inspired by natural elements like Acai, Poppy, Walnut, etc. The eye-catching tile line can be used both in homes and offices. It will enhance the area by adding color and green features. A lot of glass in the form of windows is thrown away daily and not used later. Fireclay Tile collects everything from the surrounding and reduces the ever increasing garbage piles.
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Fireclay Tile collects all the useful waste from a 20 mile range and brings recycled materials into use. The new line named Crush is available in a variety of options. According to his/her taste, a customer can flexibly choose from 40 colors, 17 sizes and 2 finishes. Well, if you think green efforts by this company end here, then read ahead. Fireclay Tile makes best use of natural light to illuminate all its areas while reusing waste water. Now, they are definitely doing a lot to save our precious environment from further deterioration.