Recycled Content

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.

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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

Recycled resin for Gray Gravelpave2 comes from post-consumer sources in Houston, TX 77001. Post-consumer credit is 100% of the total weight for LEED™ MRC.

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

Recycled resin for Rainstore3 comes from pre-consumer sources in Houston, TX 77001. Pre-consumer credit is 50% of the total weight for LEED™ MRC.

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.

 

Recycled Amounts:

  • 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).