Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies has introduced MoistureShield Vantage Collection, wood-plastic composite decking line that contains a minimum of 30% post-consumer and 60% pre-consumer recycled content. Measuring 1" by 6", the collection is embossed with a wood-grain finish on both sides, making each piece reversible. Available colors include seasoned mahogany, rustic cedar, Cape Cod gray, earthtone, terracotta, desert sand, walnut, and tigerwood. The boards come with or without grooves to accommodate hidden fastening systems. They are resistant to rot, decay, moisture, and insects, and come with a limited lifetime warranty. moistureshield.com
Jennifer Brite is a design journalist and public-health scientist who is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and demography at the City University of New York. For ARCHITECT, she writes about new products and sustainable design.