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Committed to a Cleaner World.

RCP Block & Brick is conscientious of how the manufacturing and supplying of masonry and hardscape materials affects our environment. As a company, we continue to implement changes and adapt our processes to be the best stewards possible for our environment. From the materials used in our manufacturing process, to our use of energy while manufacturing, to the inherent environmental benefits of the products we produce; RCP hopes to set a good example for the rest of the world on how we can both manufacture a quality building products while doing whatever we can to leave this world a better place.

Regionally Sourced Materials

Regionally Sourced Materials

Raw materials are sourced from within 120 miles of our manufacturing plant. reducing the amount of trucking, and therefore overall carbon footprint, of procuring needed materials for production.

Recycled Materials

Recycled Materials

RCP uses approximately 20,000 cuyds of recycled materials each year in the manufacturing of our products. Creating usable materials through our proprietary on-site recycling operations.

Energy Free Curing Process

Energy-Free Curing Process

RCP has not used natural gas in the curing of our products for over 35 years. This has significantly reduced the amount of CO2 produced during the manufacturing of our products.

Solar Power Manufacturing

Solar Power

Implementing the most current solar power technology to generate 91% of the energy needed in running our manufacturing facilities. Producing sustainable products with the power of the sun.

CMU Carbon Sequestration

Carbon Sequestration

Third party testing has shown RCP products actually absorb and trap 100% of the CO2 emitted during the manufacturing of the cement used in said RCP product.

State of the art engines

Trucking Fleet

RCP's entire trucking fleet (forklifts, skip loaders, front-end loaders, and tractor trailers) proudly meets the State of California's Tier 4 engines and emissions compliance standards.

Environmental Protection Declarations (EPDs)

To help improve and facilitate our goals of sustainability, the following Environmental Protection Declaration (EPD) is provided to communicate the environmental performance and impact of many standard products. For EPD information on products not listed below, please contact RCP Block & Brick.

Articles on RCP's Sustainability

Magic of Masonry Construction Benefits

The Magic of Masonry

Masonry proves to be a superior building product in many aspects. It has been with us for thousands of years. With performance existing far beyond that of light-weight walls, masonry is the material of our past and will be a viable building material for years into our future. Following are a list of benefits...

Building a Foundation on Recycled Content Article

Building a Foundation of Recyclable Concrete

US Builders Review - The region of Southern California is one of progressive, forward-thinking businesses, making RCP Block & Brick Inc. (RCP) right at home as San Diego's go-to concrete company. RCP has been manufacturing and supplying high-quality concrete block...

ICC-ES Certifies RCP Recycled Content Article

ICC-ES Certifies RCP Block’s High Recycled-Content CMU

Concrete Products Magazine - After two decades of crushing plant culls and split-off pieces on site, then using recycled 3⁄8-in. minus aggregate in new mixes, RCP Block & Brick Inc. has moved to even greener pastures. The San Diego market producer is now...

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