Usinge timber that comes from city maintenance, local sawmills, or even building sites. Foresso's focus has always been on creating new circular economies rather than diverting waste from existing recycling efforts. Planing waste and wood dust in add a gentle speckle and pleasant warmth; essential for the timber terrazzo aesthetic. These are significant waste streams that are impractical for small businesses to recycle. The focus is to use waste streams that do not have an associated circular economy.
Foresso add a mineral mix to give their binder exceptional durability and a fine matt finish. It comes from a variety of sources including cement and plaster waste from foundries. Non-toxic and formaldehyde free binder glue to stick everything together - developed in-house and is a unique water based formulation.