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Ecohistorical Homes Kitchen Backsplash / Fireclay Tile Debris Series contemporary-kitchen
 

Ecohistorical Homes Kitchen Backsplash / Fireclay Tile Debris Series

1902 Colonial Revival in San Francisco. Fireclay’s Debris Tile was part of a completely “green” redesign, from reclaimed flooring to zero-VOC foam and recycled denim insulation to LED lighting and motion sensor dimmers and fans to the solar panels up on the roof and the ultra-efficient heat pump heating/cooling and hot water systems.

The Debris Series features over 112 glaze colors and contains over 60% recycled materials, creating one of the most beautiful, sustainable ceramic products on the market. Our colors are unique and stunning, and the tile is truly sustainable - Made in the USA using locally sourced post-consumer and pre-consumer waste materials which we up-cycle into the highest quality ceramic tile. The result is a terra cotta colored stone body with a warm red-brown hue that is truly beautiful, unique, and sustainable. The Debris Series qualifies for LEED points and will enhance any installation.

These locally sourced recycled materials include; recycled waste glass made up of bag-house dust collected from Strategic Materials in San Leandro, recycled granite dust from Granite Rock, recycled spent abrasives leftover from cleaning the Hetch Hetchy water pipes that transport water to the City of San Francisco from Yosemite Valley, and now recycled porcelain from San Francisco and San Jose. All products are handmade within Fireclay's day-lit, open air factory where the company reuses everything including clays, glazes and waste water.

Photo courtesy of Michael Keeny from www.keesites.com
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roscoeandjones wrote:
What are the countertops? They look simple vs. subway pattern. Like!
     Comment   April 18, 2013
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We don't make the countertops. The tile is from our Debris Series, recycled tile line. Our friend Josh at Eco Historical Homes- http://ecohistorical.wordpress.com -is responsible for this beautiful kitchen design. The countertops are likely by either Richlite or Paperstone, both from Washington state. These two companies manufacture recycled paper countertops that can look reminiscent to soapstone. If your familiar with Epicurian cutting boards... they are made from Richlite.
April 18, 2013 at 1:27pm   
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Richard Kohler
just wanted to make a comment on this kitchen I toured Jack Londons home Wolfhouse in Glen Ellen years ago and this remimded me of the kitchen there
May 2, 2013 at 3:30pm   
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cowboyy wrote:
What is the brand of the pre-rinse faucet?
   Comment   October 17, 2012
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I am not sure who the maker of the faucet is. I do know the the designer was Josh Mogal, Ecohistorical Homes.
November 1, 2012 at 1:52pm   
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anigib wrote:
where do i purchase these green kitchen tiles
   Comment   May 23, 2012
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Hello genevievefotis. So glad you love the tile! We have certainly worked with international clients before, it is difficult to say what the shipping would be without knowing some specifics about your project. I suggest that you give one of our ceramists a call at 408.275.1182 or email info@fireclaytile.com. We're happy to chat with you to see if Fireclay Tile will work for your project.
August 19, 2013 at 5:10pm   
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genevievefotis
Wow, thanks for such a quick response, I will definitely be sending an email, they truly are tiles worth enquiring about! It wil be interesting to see what's available here in Australia that is post consumer! Cheers :)
August 19, 2013 at 10:07pm   
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springbok1 wrote:
What is the beautiful paint color above the cabinets?
   Comment   June 10, 2013

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Fireclay Tile has been an industry leader in sustainable tile since 1988, when the company changed to lead-free glazes. Its Debris series combines 60 percent recycled content from both postindustrial and postconsumer waste. The tiles are handmade and molded, which results in a lovely natural color variation.Cost: Starting at $24 per square foot
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