99% recycled.* 100% of the time.
Continental is the only North American drywall manufacturer to utilize recycled, synthetic gypsum for all of its drywall products, using the byproduct of coal-fired power plants. Not just at a few plants – we use 100% synthetic gypsum at every plant, for every product. Our commitment to sustainability throughout North America helps our customers confidently meet the demanding requirements of LEED-certified construction, and ultimately build a cleaner world.
Below are links to our standard LEED letters.
- CBP LEED® Information Silver Grove, KY Joint Compound Plant
- CBP LEED® and IgCC Information Silver Grove, KY Drywall Plant
- CBP LEED® and IgCC Information Buchanan, NY Drywall Plant
- CBP LEED® and IgCC Information Palatka, FL Drywall Plant
- CBP LEED® Information Chambly, Quebec Joint Compound Plant
For project-specific LEED documentation, please visit our web-based documentation tool at https://continental.ecomedes.com/.
*Glass mat faced products have 94% recycled content.
PLANTS & DISTRIBUTION
Continental drywall plants and distances from extraction locations for regional materials
Artist’s rendering. All distances are approximate and shown for illustrative purposes only.
Continental Case Study
Being Bison Strong
Weather Defense Platinum Interior
Helping New Florida Home Achieve LEED Platinum
In pursuit of becoming certified LEED® Platinum and net-zero, this green home in Miami Beach, Florida is using Continental Weather Defense® Platinum Interior drywall throughout its construction. Even though using Continental drywall may not take this home off the grid, by being produced with synthetic gypsum within 500 miles of the project site,…