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Crossville recognized for its sustainability programs

Crossville Tile was recognized by Stephen Witte of Stephen Witte Associates, for its sustainability programs and initiatives. A communicator, content strategist and project manager, Witte writes a popular design blog and recently recognized Crossville in his “Hat Tips 2011”

“To Crossville Tile — a hat tip for your innovative sustainability programs. First, the Sustainable Samples ‘Tile’ Kit that provides specifiers with the

Bluestone Porcelain Stone tile by Crossville has SCS-certified recycled content and is manufactured using SCS-certified recycling processes. Crossville is the first U.S. tile company to have its recycling processes certified.

full-line of ‘tiles’ in a compact, card-stock presentation. Next, the Tile Take-Back Program, which recycles fired porcelain tiles used as samples or installed flooring through an SCS-certified Fired Waste Process. Finally, for partnering with TOTO to recycle that company’s pre-consumer fired sanitary ware.”

To view Witte’s blog, visit www.

For information on Crossville’s sustainability program and initiatives, visit