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At Alusid we source unwanted manufacturing materials that others discard. We take those materials and put them through an ingenious, low-impact process to give them a new lease of life. The result is a new kind of material, combining glass and porcelain, to create solid surfaces and tiles with individual character and low environmental impact.

Never less than 98% recycled materials.

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Considering the environment at every part of our manufacturing process, we transform the waste materials that others discard into beautiful new products.

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Launched in 2015, Alusid is the result of a research project at the University of Central Lancashire. Setting out to explore ways in which waste and low-value materials destined for landfill could be repurposed into beautiful and versatile surface materials, Professor David Binns and Dr Alasdair Bremner developed Silicastone – an innovative and aesthetically versatile architectural surface material made from glass, ceramics and mineral waste.

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