BACKGreen Vision

Stone Italiana is dedicated to an environmentally sustainable production.

Since 1979, Stone iataliana has been dedicated to excellence in terms of design,quality and sensitivity towads issues such as environment, workers safety and health.

TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND ENVIRONMEMTAL AWARNESS.
This is the concept inspiring Stone Italiana the forthcoming application of an integrated management system for Quality, Environmemt and Occupational Safety, complying with ISO 9001:2008,ISO 1400 1:2004, OSHAS 18001:2007,which will be the result of a number of responsibility actions already taken by the company.

LEED GREEN BUILDING

LEED* (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the internationally recongnized rating system that evaluates the enviromental sustainability of buildings. Developed by the U.S Green Building Council (USGBC), this system is credit-based, allowing buildings to earn points for using environmentally-friendly materials, technological installations and design and construction solutions.

The LEED rating sstem includes six main credit categories:

  • SUSTAINABLE SITES
  • WATER EFFICIENCY
  • ENERGY & ATMOSPHERE
  • MATERIALS & RESOURCES
  • INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
  • INNOVATION & DESIGN

The overall environmental performance of a builiding is based on the total point score achieved in each of the above six areas, thanks to the materials and installations used, with 4 possible levels of certification: PLATINUM, GOLD, SILVER, CERTIFIED.

TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND ENVIRONMEMTAL AWARNESS

This is the concept inspiring Stone Italiana the forthcoming application of an integrated management system for Quality, Environmemt and Occupational Safety, complying with ISO 9001:2008,ISO 1400 1:2004, OSHAS 18001:2007,which will be the result of a number of responsibility actions already taken by the company.

ECO - RESPONSIBILITY

Its manufacturing process and continuous research efforts have allowed Stone Italiana to recycle and give value to industrial solid waste such as glass, mirror and granite. Now more more than ever, the company is experimenting with combinations featuring different materials, with the final aim of recycling them. Further more,the amount of polymeric binder contained in the product is only 7 to 8 % and part of it comes from renewable vegetable sources obtained from non-Genetically Modified and Identity- Preserved plants.


BIO - RESPONSIBILITY

Stone Italiana products are safe for man and environment as they do not release VOCs (harmful Volatile Organic Compounds). Thus Stone Italiana is GREENGUARD Inddoor Air Quality and GREENGUARD Children & Schools (USA) certified. Stone Italiana products are naturally BACTERIOSTATIC and "food contact proof". They are suitable for household use ( Kitchen countertops) and food preparation areas. Stone Italiana products are FDA (USA Food & Drugs Administration ) approved to meet the NSF 51 standard.

SUSTAINABLE RESPONSIBILITY

Stone italiana manufacturing processes protect the environmmental balance and comply with the most strict environmental and work regulations.Stone Italiana has been continuously committed to minimising the use of harmful substances in the manufacturing process, as well as to controling VOC emissions, reducing waste, using recyclable packaging,reducing energy and water consumption and recycling process water. Stone Italiana can contribute towards the achievement of the LEED certification of sustainability, being a member of the GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL of ITALY.