certified glass mosaic tile, that we decided to post some of the FAQ'S on this topic. Please ask us your questions so we can get your answers posted for you.
Q: In describing recycled material content I hear the words pre and post consumer materials. What does Pre Consumer materials mean?
A: Pre-consumer materials are generated during the manufacturing process and may consist of scrap and trimmings that were never used in the consumer market.
Q: What does Post Consumer materials mean?
A: Post-Industrial Material is from manufacturing processes where virgin resources would otherwise go to waste. This material is collected and used in a product other than that for which it was originally used. Post-consumer material is an end product that has completed its life cycle as a consumer item and would otherwise have been disposed of as a solid waste. ORGANiKS 100% certified recycled glass tie is made completely from broken car windshields.
Q: We hear about LEED certification when it comes to green building. What does this mean?
Regarding the ORGANiKS product, there were several questions as to the manufacturing process used in making this product. Here are a few we thought you might be interested in:
A:The water required to produce our glass mosaic is also minimum, around a 1%, and it evaporates during the manufacturing process.
A: The source of energy is electricity.
A: 100% of the glass that we use to produce our mosaics is recycled.
A: We use oxides.
A: We don't have residues because every defective product goes to the beginning of the production line and is recycled again.