Yes, Vinyl IS Green. Aside from having No Deck or Roof (which uses NO products, consumes NO energy, and creates NO landfill waste or need to recycle), Duradek is your GREEN choice for Outdoor Waterproof Flooring. When compared to products that perform the SAME function, consider the following: PVC's one-step application and longevity compare favorably to the multiple application and reapplication requirements of liquid-applied systems, saving many trips to the job, which in turn consumes less energy. As a waterproof roof or deck, compared to alternatives, DURADEK IS THE GREENER CHOICE!
Spectis Moulders Inc. continually improves its manufacturing process to provide the greatest possible quality with minimal affect to the environment. The following are some examples of what we do to minimize environmental impact: 1. Our products have never been made from CFC’s, HCFC’s, or any other ozone depleting compound. 2. All of our products are coated with water base paints, which reduces the greenhouse effect and exceeds government VOC regulations. 3. All of our products are chemically stable and non-reactive. 4. None of our products emit toxic gases. 5. We use materials, which contain post-consumer content. This reduces landfill loading. 6. All waste materials are routed for recycling.
TimberTech has the perfect balance of quality and sustainability. TimberTech decking, railing and fencing products are an attractive, low-maintenance alternative to wood and a one-time purchase for most homeowners. Since TimberTech products will not splinter or warp and don’t require any staining or sealing, the wasteful cycle of repair and replacement typical of wood is dramatically reduced. TimberTech creates products with the environment in mind. No trees are cut down for the purpose of making TimberTech products. Their wood flour is recycled from the woodworking industry and keeps more than 100 million pounds of wood waste out of landfills each year. More than 28 million pounds of scrap product is reclaimed and put back into their manufacturing process each year, which saves even more wood and plastic waste from reaching landfills. TimberTech is a proud member of the U.S. Green Building Council.