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
Silver Towers, New York City
Silver Towers comprises two 60-story towers located in the rejuvenated Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan on 42nd Street and 11th Avenue. Overlooking the Hudson River, the luxury high-rise development was the largest residential 80/20 rental property in the city upon its completion in 2010. The 1.2 million-square foot property, managed by the real estate firm of…