Brazilian groups have honored Eliane Ceramic Tiles for programs aimed at curbing the environmental impact of the company’s manufacturing facilities. The Santa Catarina State Environment Protection Agency (FATMA) honored Eliane with its Fritz Muller Award. Additionally, the Brazilian National Manufacturers’ Association presented Eliane with the Sustainable Development Award, and publishing company Editora Expressao presented the tile maker with its Ecology award. 

Eliane has helped “reduce and prevent hazards, recycle processed materials and reduce the extraction of raw materials,” the tile maker said.