Initially, a program of Abilities First to recycle the organization’s paper waste into greeting cards and small home collection items, Artisan Elements evolved into a new business enterprise developing a proprietary new medium (ArtisanStone TM) from recycled paper, concrete and commercial additives. This new medium allowed us to design and hand-craft custom wall tiles, table tops, countertops, landscape edging, residential/commercial planters and firepits.
Artisan Elements continues to expand its dedication and mission, not only as environmental stewards, but social stewards. We work hand-in-hand with individuals with developmental disabilities, who have expressed their desire to work and be productive members of the community. In conjunction with Abilities First Employment Services, we participate in apprenticeship programs that partner with the business community to hire and train an inclusive workforce. Together we Enhance Lives and Spaces.