Non-renewable resource A non-renewable resource is a natural resource which cannot be produced, grown, generated, or used on a scale which can sustain its consumption rate. These resources often exist in a fixed amount, or are consumed much faster than nature can create them.

Why Source Pumice from Hess?

If you’d like a bit of pumice for personal use, we have a nice selection of pumice grades available to purchase via our Pumice Products Store. Sales: (208) 766-4777 x147 • The Hess Pumice Story. Hess Pumice Products was founded on good fortune and nurtured by hard work and optimism.

BUILDING WITH PUMICE: Making blocks out of pumice, lime

Pumice, too, is a good raw material for use in making building members. Pumice is not found everywhere, but only in the vicinity of extinct or still-active volcanoes, e.g. in Central America, East Africa, East Asia and Europe (Fig. 3). Figure 3. Europeans have always used pumice in residential buildings and industrial structures and continue to do so.