Pretty Plastic tile
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Façade claddings meet high technical demands. Every cladding has to be completely wind- and waterproof. It has to protect against fire and last in extreme weather conditions. It doesn’t come as a surprise that the development of true sustainable façade materials has been proven difficult. Recently, the company Pretty Plastic has developed a tile that consists entirely of recycled PVC building material waste. Because only waste streams are being used in the production process, every tile is slightly different, which gives façades a natural look.
PrettyPlastic© is a cladding material that gives discarded building products a second life. Made of old window frames, downspouts, and rain gutters, PrettyPlastic© shows that waste can become beautiful. The tiles are fully fireproof certified and can be applied on any building. By both cleaning up waste streams and producing a cladding material that can be endlessly recycled in the future, the PrettyPlastic© tile truly contributes to a circular economy: from trash to tile. Over and over again.
PrettyPlastic® is made out of 100% upcycled plastic collected from waste from the building sector. So your tiles might have been a window or a water pipe in an earlier life. Pretty Plastic© facade tiles are made out of PVC due to its great qualities in regards to fire-, weather- and UV-resistance.
The company is currently also testing other types of recycled plastic and will be adding those in the future.
So far they offer 9 different shades of grey. Pretty Plastic plans to add a variation of colours to their product range in the future.