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Marmoleum Concrete.

Glass Blox by Crossville.

Euroshield's Ranchlands Shake.

IceStone's Cobalt Ice. Photo: Hawkeye Construction

The Hardie Architectural Collection.

Cutting Edge

Sustainable solutions for your upcoming remodeling project

ON THE SIDE
The Hardie Architectural Collection by James Hardie delivers a sleek, modern look via a textured surface and shiplap joints that create V-grooved horizontal or vertical lines. Made with eco-friendly materials, the fiber-cement panels are low-maintenance and resistant to weather damage. Available in a smooth or rough stucco-look surface; pictured above in Fine Sand. jameshardie.com

UNDER FOOT
Marmoleum floors are made with biodegradable, rapidly renewable raw materials, along with 43-percent recycled content. The linoleum-like floors come in more than 300 colors and motifs. Pictured above: Marmoleum Concrete marries the look of marble and the texture of cement. forbo.com/flooring/en-us

TILE TREND
Crossville’s porcelain, glass and natural stone tiles are manufactured in the U.S. in a Green Squared-certified facility. Among the company’s offerings: Glass Blox, a collection of glass mosaic and four-by-four-inch tiles that comes in 58 colors and color combinations. Above: a fireplace column clad in Dazzle Red mosaic. crossvilleinc.com

SHINGLE STYLE
Euroshield’s green roofing systems are composed of 95-percent repurposed rubber tires and can be recycled repeatedly. The maintenance-free rubber is resistant to cracking, rotting, fading, algae, mold and more. Available in a slate or shake look; pictured here, Ranchlands Shake boasts the wavy grain and rough texture of wood shakes. euroshieldroofing.com

CHIC + STRONG
IceStone, a durable, stain-resistant countertop surface, is made in the company’s Brooklyn factory from 100-percent recycled glass, Portland cement and non-toxic pigments—and without resins, glues, petrochemicals, plastics or chemical binders. No sealing is necessary. Available in 19 bold hues; Cobalt Ice is pictured above. icestoneusa.com

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