Crossville Announces 2017 Porcelain Recycling Program Milestones

All-time Porcelain Recycling Total Tops 114 Million Pounds of Fired Waste Diverted from Landfills Officials with domestic tile manufacturer Crossville Inc. have announced the company recycled 23,447,883 pounds of fired porcelain in 2017, bringing the company’s cumulative recycling total to more than 114 million pounds since the 2009 launch of the Tile Take-Back® program and subsequent TOTO USA recycling partnership. […]

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Dal-Tile Develops Mobile Tile Crusher To Further Sustainability

Dal-Tile has furthered their sustainability efforts by developing and implementing the first-ever mobile tile crusher for use at three of their production facilities. “While 97 percent of our manufactured floor tile meets our high-quality standards, three percent does not, leading to waste,” said Robert Hurt, director of environmental, health, and sustainability services for Dal-Tile Corporation. “A team was engaged to […]

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Dal-Tile Plant Earns Second Consecutive Zero Landfill Certification

As a result of their Zero Landfill initiative, team members at Dal-Tile’s manufacturing plant in Muskogee, Oklahoma have kept more than 2,600 tons of waste and materials from ending up in the local landfill since 2014, maintaining the plant’s certification as a Zero Landfill facility originally obtained in October 2015. “The focus of the Zero Landfill initiative at all of […]

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Crossville’s Recycling Program Reaches New Milestone

Officials with domestic tile manufacturer Crossville Inc. have announced the company recycled 16,939,634 pounds of fired porcelain in 2015, bringing the company’s cumulative recycling total to just over 70 million pounds since the 2009 launch of the Tile Take-Back® program and subsequent TOTO USA recycling partnership. These recycling initiatives are based on the company’s proprietary process for recycling fired porcelain […]

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What Do Tiles and Toilets Have in Common?

  Aside from having tile floors in bathrooms, what else could tile and toilets have in common? You may be surprised, but more on that later! First, let’s just get something out of the way: everyone poops. There’s even a book written about this giggle-inducing topic by Japanese author Tarō Gomi. Now, let’s focus on bathroom design and innovation that […]

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