- Cosentino launched in April its ECO by Cosentino, a new line of countertop and surfacing material composed of 75% recycled material. Using the materials can get points toward LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The countertops are GREENGUARD certified for low chemical emissions.
- Baumgartens introduced in July a range of new waterless cleaners under its environmentally-friendly brand CONSERVE that is sold in tablet form with consumers adding water once ready to use. Conserve Cleaners products consists of cleaners for glass and window,multi-surface, bathroom, and odor eliminator.
- Adco Cleaning Products LLC launched in June its new line of ecologically friendly detergent and softener under the brand AdcoEco to be sold by dry cleaners directly to consumers. The highly concentrated AdcoEco products are biodegradable and free of all harmful dyes and perfumes.