In recognition of Earth Day 2023, sister brands Daltile, Marazzi, and American Olean are highlighting some of the many sustainable features of their products, processes, and company ethos.

“As a company, we strive to create beautiful tile designs responsibly,” said Paij Thorn-Brooks, vice president of marketing, Dal-Tile LLC.  “Under our brands’ ‘Our Promise’ sustainability platform, we are focused on creating a more Climate Positive future by being dedicated stewards of our global impact, leveraging our resources to shrink our footprint and reduce our waste.  Not only do we strive as a company to encourage sustainable activity around Earth Day, but we are keenly focused on this effort 365 days a year via a myriad of environmental sustainability efforts.”

The Daltile, Marazzi, and American Olean environmental sustainability efforts include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Over 99% of the company's tile collections contain recycled or reclaimed materials.
  • On average, North American facilities recover and reuse over 300 million pounds of recycled and/or reclaimed material per year.
  • 2018 to present the brands have reduced their carbon footprint by 17%.
  • Overall, the brands recover and reuse 84% of all process wastewater generated in manufacturing plants to make tile products.
  • The brands' measures have prevented over 125 million gallons of wastewater from entering local municipal water treatment facilities.
  • The manufacturers have reduced energy consumption by 11% at all of our company-owned Sales Service Centers and distribution facilities.

“We look forward to doing great things as we continue to grow our multi-facetted sustainability program,” said Thorn-Brooks.  “Our commitment to having a positive impact on the world around us is one of the core pillars of our business.”

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