With Earth Day right around the corner, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite brands that are making significant efforts to make a lasting impact on the world by accelerating the use of recycled materials. From roof shingles and deck materials to cedar siding and windows, you have a range of sustainable options!
GAF considers the long-term impact of its business on our planet’s health. They are trying to establish a material take-back program for recycled asphalt shingles to divert 1 million additional tons of roofing materials from landfills annually by 2030. Progress means taking action for a better world; the GAF RoofCycle Process is a patented recycled process that diverts shingle waste from landfills and reuses it to manufacture new GAF shingles — the Timberline HDZ RoofCycle Series Shingle.
Andersen Corporation has been named a 2023 Energy STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner. This award is the highest honor given by ENERGY STAR for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior efficiency achievements. Andersen continuously seeks new ways to reduce their environmental footprint while maximizing their positive impact. Their ecological programs are designed to minimize pollution at the source, conserve natural resources by reducing, reusing, and recycling materials, promote energy conservation, and develop long-lasting products with minimal adverse environmental effects. If you want to make your home more energy efficient and healthier, check out their selection of windows and doors.
TimberTech and the AZEK Company diverted approximately 500 million pounds of waste and scrap from landfills in 2021 through their recycling program. Up to 100% of the wood and plastic in the cores of their capped composite deck boards is made from recycled materials. TimberTech has also started producing products that contain the most recycled materials and has invested in expanding its recycling capabilities to other polymer material types, including PVC. Their commitment to sustainability never impacts the quality of their deck boards, and you can order up to 4 free samples to see and feel the TimberTech difference for yourself.
Sustainable development and respect for the environment are fundamental values at SBC. Unlike synthetic products, wood is a renewable and biodegradable natural resource, and they primarily source their cedar logs from certified forests. Cedar is a high-quality species with unique properties that stand the test of time and make their shingle siding very durable. In addition, SBC uses a vast majority of water-based stains and mulch dyes to color their shingle siding. There are many reasons to choose SBC white cedar shingles, including their superior quality and durability. Check out their selection and find new siding shingle styles that will fit your taste.
If you’re looking for a way to give your home the refresh it needs and the craftsmanship you deserve, contact Care Free Homes! Call us at 508-997-1111 or contact us online for your free quote today.