Reuse & Recycling

 

Reuse & Recycling

  • Ecolibrium rubber wall base from Johnsonite, a Tarkett company, is manufactured with a proprietary compound that combines rubber, olefin, and natural filler (walnut and oyster shells). The walnut shell dust and oyster shells reduce the amount of necessary fillers and colorants. Containing more than 5% of its total weight in rapidly renewable materials along with pre-consumer recycled content, Ecolibrium coordinates with all Johnsonite systems and can be installed with the companys adhesives. It comes in 32 standard ColorMatch colors and has a smooth surface. johnsonite.com

    Johnsonite Ecolibrium

    Rubber wall base combines rubber, olefin, and natural filler.

     
  • Diamond Spas Verrio Lavatory Sink is constructed of 16-gauge stainless steel (also available in copper) and features a sleek look with an integrated towel bar and an invisible sloped slot drain. It measures 30" by 19" by 4". All of Diamond Spas stainless steel sinks are fabricated with recycled sheet metal, and the companys stainless steel sinks are between 60% and 80% recyclable, while its copper sinks are made of between 90% and 95% recycled copper. diamondspas.com

    Diamond Spas Verrio Lavatory Sink

    Made of 16-gauge stainless steel, the sinks are fabricated of recycled sheet metal.

     
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    Moz Designs Decorative Panels

    Móz Designs’ decorative perforated panels are constructed from 80 percent post-industrial recycled aluminum and are designed for use in interior retail and commercial applications.

     
  • The Water Resources Center has to lead by example in the drought-prone and water-conscious Pajaro Valley. To that end, the landscaping features native and drought-tolerant plantings that require less than 70 percent of typical water usage. These plants are watered only when recycled water is available.

    Watsonville Water Resources Center

    Watsonville, Calif./WRNS Studio

     
  • Major League Green

    Allen Hershkowitz, senior scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council, talks about the greening of professional sports.

     
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    Armstrong Cirrus HRC

    Armstrong has increased the total recycled content of its Cirrus HRC Square Lay-In and Cirrus HRC Tegular ceiling panels to 82 percent; the Ultima HRC Tegular has a recycled content of 80 percent.

     
  • Móz Designs Decorative Panels

    Móz Designs' decorative perforated panels are constructed from 80 percent post-industrial recycled aluminum and are designed for use in interior retail and commercial applications.

     
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    Award: RUBBiSH (Recycled Rubber Sinks)

    In the world of green, worth is usually measured in acronyms—VOCs, IAQ, FSC, etc. Minarc's rubber sink, however, has a pedigree so pure, no acronyms are necessary.

     
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    Ahrend 601 Bench

    Ahrend's 601 Bench is available in three versions, two made from recycled compressed beech hardwood and one made from partially recycled aluminum alloy.

     
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    (Air) Quality Control in Healthcare

    A principal from Perkins+Will explores the challenges of clearing the air and reducing waste in healthcare settings.

     
 
 
 

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