Oceanside Glasstile: Sustainable, Durable Tile for the Kitchen & Bath

September 3, 2012

Ocean Side Glass Tile Border in stone showerAs you select tile for your kitchen or bath remodel, one company to consider is Oceanside Glasstile. How practical is glass tile in the home? It’s extremely durable and impervious to water, making it an ideal fit for the kitchen or bathroom.

What do we love about Oceanside Glasstile? In addition to their beautiful, one-of-a-kind handcrafted creations, we admire their dedication to sustainability and community outreach. In fact, their tile was recently selected by our most recent San Jose and Saratoga remodeling projects (pictures above and below).

Oceanside Glasstile creates their luxury glass tile using recycled bottle glass. Their materials are designed to work together in a broad range of translucent and iridescent colors that can be easily combined to provide the homeowner with limitless possibilities for their kitchen or bath remodel.

How is Oceanside Glasstile made? It’s created from silica sand and recycled bottle glass that consists of:

  • Scrap and trimmings never used in the consumer market
  • Material from manufacturing processes where virgin resources would otherwise go to waste
  • Glass products that have completed their life cycle as a consumer item and would otherwise have been disposed of as a solid waste

Ocean Side Glass Tile Border in stone showerIn regards to sustainability, Oceanside Glasstile adopted the mantra, “From Curbside to Oceanside,” meaning they create luxuriously expressive design materials from glass that would otherwise be discarded into landfills. In fact, they recycle more than two millions pounds of post consumer glass bottles every year! They’ve also adopted green business practices that include energy reduction and elimination of waste.

Community outreach is an important element to Oceanside Glasstile as well, which they show by supporting various philanthropic organizations that improve their community socially, environmentally and economically.

Want to know more about glass tile options for your kitchen or bath remodel? Contact us for our recommendations for your home. We’re happy to offer a free in-home consultation!

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