Recycled content tile: Choose the eco-friendly option
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Whether it’s used for flooring, backsplashes, or countertops, tile is beautiful, durable, and fire resistant. Easy to maintain using biodegradable cleansers, it’s also hypoallergenic and environmentally friendly. It doesn’t off-gas dangerous VOCs, absorb pollutants, or harbor allergens. If a part is damaged, you wont need an expensive replacement for your entire tiled area. Recycled content tile, a relative newcomer to the home improvement scene, goes conventional tile one better by offering all its traditional advantages together with an even more impressive green scorecard.

What is Recycled Content Tile?

Recycled (or “upcycled,” as savvy decorators like to call it) content tile is manufactured using a varying percentage of waste material, which comes from a number of sources. It may include:

* Post-industrial waste from the tile industry
* Pre-consumer wastes from other types of manufacturers, such the sand and gravel industry and even the computer industry continues on KLJB

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Collin County Fall Home and Garden Show hits Allen this weekend
News from Star Local Media:

This weekend will see the arrival of the Collin County Fall Home and Garden Show at the Allen Event Center, 200 E. Stacy Rd. in Allen.

The show will include more than 250 home improvement vendors, over 1,500-square-feet of outdoor exhibits, gourmet food and the chance to meet Animal Planet’s Wayde King and Brett Raymer, stars of the hit show, “Tanked.” With food trucks, pet adoptions and ceramic tile painting for kids, the show is fun for the entire family.

The show kicks off today at 2 p.m. and lasts until 7 p.m. On Saturday, the show will last from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are available at alleneventcenter.com. 

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