A Guide to Sustainable Tile

Available in recycled glass, ceramic and clay, today's varied sustainable tile options offer beauty and durability.

Award-winning California artist Ellen Blakeley uses discarded tempered glass and found objects to create stunning mosaics such as Grecian Spa in Gold. The high-end tiles have been used to create sophisticated backsplashes, fireplaces and more—rock musician Carlos Santana even used them for a fountain in his driveway.
Photo Courtesy Ellen Blakeley