Green is nothing new for Stonhard. For over 30 years, Stonhard has been an innovator in sustainable products.
Since June of 2005, through recycling efforts, Stonhard has prevented 92.7% of all returned material, including discontinued and obsolete products from going into the waste stream. Stonhard's unique packaging prevents over 4.8 million one gallon pails and quart cans from being dumped into landfills annually.
For over 10 years, Stonhard's Maple Shade, NJ manufacturing facility has not discharged process waste-water to the local municipal sewer system.
Stonblend GSI-G: Epoxy mortar system that blends recycled glass chips into the surface for a stylized look and a sustainable solution.
Stonclad GR: General service epoxy mortar system that uses recycled material.The following are LEED points where Stonhard may help your project become LEED Certified.
Stonclad G2: A four-component, polyurethane mortar system that incorporates post-industrial recycled glass and bio-based materials into its composition.
GETTING THE LEAD OUT
Due to the health hazards associated with lead and chromium compounds, the lead sulfochromate based yellow pigment has been removed from the production process of our Epoplex line striping paints.
OUR FACILITIES ARE GREEN
Stonhard has eliminated the use of chromic oxide (a chromium compound) as a green pigment in several Stonhard aggregate products, which has made these products environmentally friendly (non-hazardous).
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Over 90% of new product development and reformulation efforts for the past several years have been geared to water-based urethanes or 100% solid epoxy-based chemistry. This effort not only provides safer floor and coating products to both industrial and commercial markets, it also reduces hazardous waste.