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Modwalls Reaches Tenth Anniversary Carbonfree®

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Modwalls® is “Making Tile Modern” with easy online shopping and colorful collections inspired by mid-century architecture and modern design.  Founded in 2005, Modwalls was one of the first online tile stores offering a wide variety of high quality tile for hospitality design, office spaces, retail environments as well as residential bathroom remodels, kitchen backsplashes and swimming pools and tiled interior and exterior walls.

This year, Modwalls celebrates its tenth year as a Carbonfree® Business Partner.  Since 2007, the company has maintained the program with Carbonfund.org, supporting renewable energy projects around the US and neutralizing almost 1.5 million pounds of carbon emissions over the past ten years.  That’s equivalent to the carbon dioxide sequestered by planting over 17,000 trees and growing them for ten years.

“As an online retailer we are concerned about the carbon emissions generated by the shipping of our products,” explains Rebecca Lonergan, Co-Founder/Designer. “Carbonfund.org is a key partner in our initiative to reduce our company’s carbon footprint.”

The team at Modwalls® also works on reducing the company’s carbon footprint in a number of ways. Their sustainable tile offerings include an American-made ceramic floor tile collection called Basis, and CorkDotz made from end cuts of cork stopper production.  Their product line includes tile grout made of 80% post-consumer recycled glass dust. Packing material is recycled and recyclable, and imperfect and discontinued tile products are donated to Resource Area for Teachers and school art programs, thus diverting those products from landfills.

Signature tile collections include colorful Lush® glass subway tile, economical Brio® glass mosaic tile, versatile ModDotz penny round wall and floor tile.  Modwalls tile is designed at the headquarters in California and most collections are made in the USA and Canada.  The popular handmade Kiln and Clayhaus for Modwalls ceramic tile is made in the USA and available in a wide variety of shapes, mosaics and field tile sizes as well as in 75 unique glaze colors in both glossy and matte finish.  Modwalls tiles can be found in well-known business offices and retailers throughout the US.

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