Trash To Treasure: Toilets in Landfills Become Artful Tiles

Trash To Treasure: Toilets in Landfills Become Artful Tiles

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recycled debris tile by FireClayTileYou wouldn’t expect a landfill to be a place where you could turn something (with a high yuck factor) into a thing of beauty. But decorative tile maker Paul Burns saw an opportunity. He’s taking discarded porcelain toilets and using them to make lovely tile.

The owner of FireClay Tile in Northern California has been experimenting with waste materials for years.

(READ the story – or listen – at NPR)

WATCH the video from FireClay Tile below…

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