Down to Earth 6x9 Red Paver tile, shown on an outdoor patio, is part of the Green Squared offering from Metropolitan Ceramics.

Metropolitan Ceramics, a brand of Ironrock Capital, Inc., has recently had a large selection of unglazed ceramic quarry tile products Green Squared Certified by Scientific Certification System (SCS).

Green Squared is the flooring industry’s first sustainability standard for tile and tile installation materials. Developed by the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) ( under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) process, this sustainability standard recognizes manufacturers for their environmental leadership and corporate social responsibility across a broad range of indicators.

For a complete list of the Metropolitan Ceramics product colors that have been Green Squared Certified and for more on Metropolitan Ceramics and Green Squared, visit the Metropolitan Ceramic website