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Going Green

Ernest Maier is a certified US Green Building Council MemberErnest Maier is committed to playing our part in reducing waste by using recycled materials, representing products that improve the environment, and supporting initiatives to help the global community.


Ernest Maier recaptures water from its block curing and as well as storm water for use in its ready mix concrete operation.


Ernest Maier collects and processes used cooking oil from local restaurants for use as fuel four our off road equipment. The company has processed over 10,000 gallons of cooking oil into fuel since the program's inception.

Carolina Stalite Company Aggregates Certificate


Ernest Maier uses byproducts from the production of expanded clay and expanded shale in its products in the manufacturing of its concrete masonry units. Its medium and lightweight units have recycled content in excess of 25%.


Ernest Maier manufactures Pavedrain and is a shareholder of ECS Solutions, the inventor of Pavedrain. Pavedrain is a permeable pavement technology that dramatically reduces storm water runoff. For more information, visit

Go Zero Program


Ernest Maier partnered with the Conservation Fund to make the use of its cement-based products carbon neutral. Learn More »

Contact us to learn more about how we're going green.