Oceanside started the trend over twenty years ago, with a commitment to environmental stewardship and social responsibility. Using curbside recycling programs clear glass waste, OGT has made it their mission to repurpose this by creating beautiful art tile. OGT has set the standard in the industry for rethinking our otherwise single use materials by creating holistic and thought provoking recycled glass tile.
All Oceanside Glasstile is made primarily from silica sand, an abundant natural resource, with many colors also containing recycled content that may include pre-consumer, post-industrial, and/or post-consumer recycled bottle glass from curbside recycling programs. See the chart opposite for specific content by color.
AESTHETICS AND QUALITY OF LIFE
Because of its handcrafted nature and broad range of translucent and iridescent colors, Oceanside Glasstile is an exceptionally beautiful building material—an ideal choice for helping people create beautiful and comforting living spaces, conducive to health and productivity, all of which is part of green building.
DURABILITY AS PART OF SUSTAINABILITY
Glass tile is a very strong building material that is impervious to water and freeze/thaw resistant. This long-lasting durability further adds to its sustainability.