Foamed glass’s raw material is recycled glass, which is cleaned and milled before being heated in the furnace. Due to the manufacturing technique, it does not contain organic substances and is non-flammable. It is odourless, inert and does not leach harmful substances in conventional applications.
Using recycled glass as a raw material saves virgin natural resources and reduces the carbon footprint. Foamit is reusable and can be upcycled.
The risk assessment in our Finnish report shows that the use of Foamit for fill material and / or frost insulation of road, street and field structures will not cause significant groundwater pollution.
Foamit’s manufacturer, Uusioaines Ltd, is audited and operates according to the quality management standard ISO 9001 and the environmental management standard ISO 14 001.
Foamit® is certified according to the CE-mark