RECYCLING: Tiles made from hard-to-recycle cathode ray tubes.

09. January 2020 | Material, Waste | via


San Francisco-based Fireclay Tile turns old CRT glass into recycled glass tiles. (Credit:

Do you still remember those old TVs we used to have just a few years ago? According to an article on, those big, boxy television sets, along with computer monitors, were outfitted with Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT) that are now overtaking landfills with about 860 million pounds of waste because they’re extremely hard to recycle. San Francisco-based Fireclay Tile has a different idea. Take the old CRT glass and turn them into recycled glass tile.