We Use Recycled Material
Our product line is manufactured from recycled plastics – HDPE and HIPP. All our fabric backing comes from recycled sources. UV inhibitors are added to the recycled resin.
100% Post-Consumer Recycled Content*
Grasspave2, Gravelpave2, Draincore2 , and Slopetame2 are made from are made from 100% post-consumer recycled content. Recycled content is gathered from post-consumer sources, re-pelletized, and then used for our product line. Post-consumer credit is 100% of total weight for LEED™ MRC
100% Pre-Consumer Recycled Content*
Rainstore3 is made from are made from 100% pre-consumer recycled content. Recycled content is gathered from pre-consumer sources, re-pelletized, and then used for our product line. Pre-consumer credit is 50% of total weight for LEED™ MRC
Please call us at 800-233-1510 so we may varify the shipment, processing, and procedure for LEED™ MRC points.
Example LEED™ MRC 5 Points – Post-Consumer
For Example: 20,000 sq ft of a Gravelpave2 parking lot:
20,000 x .3796 lbs/sq ft = 7592.59 lbs of recycled plastic
7592.59 x 100% post-industrial credit
= 7592.59 lbs of recycled material for credit.
LEED™ MRC 5 Points Example – Pre-Consumer
For Example: 1,000 units of Rainstore3 Stormwater Detention System
1,000 x 14 lbs/unit = 14,000 lbs of recycled plastic
14,000 x 50% pre-consumer credit
= 7000 lbs of recycled material for credit.
- 480 pounds of recycled plastic (HDPE) consumed and kept out of landfills for every 1080 sq. ft (100 sq. meters) of Grasspave2, Draincore2, Slopetame2, or Black Gravelpave2.
- Supplied anchors for Gravelpave2 are made from 100% recycled steel.
- Each Rainstore3 unit (1m x 1m x 0.1m) contains 14 pounds of recycled plastic (HDPE or HIPP)
Terratame2 is made from virgin resins and does not come from recycled content (as of May 2015).