Québec City, Québec – Polycor Inc., the largest and most diversified granite and marble group in North America, is proud to announce the award of silver level Cradle to CradleCM certification for 42 Polycor products.
The Cradle to CradleCM Certified Products Standard is a multi-attribute, continuous improvement methodology that evaluates products, systems and operations across five categories of human and environmental health. It is administered by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute to encourage innovation and the design of products that effectively and positively impact people and the environment.
The use of silver level Cradle to CradleCM certified products may contribute up to two LEED credits, via the Building Product Disclosure and Optimization—Material Ingredient, for LEED certified buildings under LEED v4.
Certified granite colors are:
Certified marble colors are:
Missiquoi Verde De Aqua
Certified recycled glass colors are:
Millefiori (limited edition)
Cradle to CradleCM certification brings together industry leaders in the development of standards for healthy, safe and sustainable products and systems. Polycor joins other corporate leaders with Cradle to Cradle certification including, Alcoa, Aveda Corporation, and Herman Miller.
Polycor Inc. is the most diversified and largest fully-integrated granite and marble group in North America, providing natural stone solutions since 1987. As the owner of over 25 quarries and five fabrication plants, it produces 1.5 million cubic feet of rough blocks per year. Its products are taken from quarries to slabs, tiles, mosaic, architectural stone, curbs and landscaping products. Polycor’s mission is to promote natural stone of North America by enhancing architectural, commercial projects as well as residential spaces. Visit www.polycor.com for more information.
Vetrazzo® is a recycled glass surface comprised of 100% recycled glass. From architectural to art glass, to beer bottles and jars, each surface mix is a signature blend of color and life that tells a story. Vetrazzo® was invented by a passionate glass scientist in 1996 in Berkeley, California – back when “green” was just a color. In 2010, Vetrazzo was acquired by Polycor Inc, the largest and most diversified fully-integrated granite and marble group in North America. Vetrazzo is manufactured at Polycor’s Georgia Marble plant in Tate, Georgia. Visit www.vetrazzo.com for more information.