- Paul Burns created Fireclay Tile in 1986. Its tiles are made from locally sourced and recycled materials.
- It’s a benefit corporation dedicated to sustainable manufacturing practices and using recycled materials.
- An average of 300 tiles are hand-painted and 4,500 square feet of clay are extruded daily, and each tile is touched by seven pairs of hands before being shipped out.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published in December 2020.