Recycled Glass Counter Information Albertville AL

Nowadays, there are several eco-friendly alternatives to traditional quarried or plastic-based materials. These green kitchen countertops are typically known as composite and/or recycled countertops.

Kathy's Designer Kitchens, Inc.
(256) 355-3411
1831 29th Ave. South
Homewood, AL
 
Plus Plumbing A
(334) 826-6400
480 N Dean Rd
Auburn, AL
 
Letlow Company
(334) 887-7318
327 N Ross St Ofc 102
Auburn, AL
 
Green Way Homes
(256) 990-0088
3809 Sullivan St Ste 3B
Madison, AL
 
Toulmin Cabinetry
(205) 366-0807
5227 Whigham Circle
Tuscaloosa, AL
Services
Cabinetry, Countertops, Closets, Exterior Cabinets
Hours
8-5
Membership Organizations
NKBA

Jennings Construction Co
(334) 821-0921
311 Bragg Ave
Auburn, AL
 
Mama Peps Kitchen
(205) 583-4775
137 6th Ave Sw
Birmingham, AL
 
Cooper Cabinets
(205) 349-2551
813 31st ave
tuscaloosa, AL
 
Overhead Door & Fireplace Co Inc
(334) 285-5275
3741 Grandview Dr
Montgomery, AL
 
Gobble-Fite Lumber Co
(256) 353-5713
302 Wilson St Nw
Decatur, AL
 

Recycled Glass Counter Information

Kitchen Countertops

Kitchen countertops are one of the most important visual and practical aspects of your kitchen.

Nowadays, there are several eco-friendly alternatives to traditional quarried or plastic-based materials. These green kitchen countertops are typically known as composite and/or recycled countertops.

Environmentally friendly kitchen countertops come from a variety of sources, such as recycled sinks, tubs and toilets, recycled glass and porcelain, and even recycled paper. Some also use scrap aluminum chips. These materials can be combined with cement or fly ash (one of the residues from coal production that would otherwise end up in landfills) to manufacture the kitchen countertops.

Combinations of the above materials are bonded together using a resin or epoxy-based glue and then finished off into the classic smooth, hard kitchen countertop surface.

Paper-Based Kitchen Countertops
These countertops, such as Richlite ® and PaperStone ™, are made by treating tree pulp with resin, then pressing and baking it to form solid sheets. The amount of recycled paper varies by product - in some cases, all of the paper comes from managed forests while others use up to 100% post-consumer recycled waste. The finished product is similar in consistency to hardwood but is much more durable. They are heat resistant up to 350F and generally scratch and stain resistant under normal use. These products come in solid colors only, some with a slightly mottled effect. The color is consistent all the way through the material.

Glass-Based Kitchen Countertops
These countertops, such as Vetrazzo ® and EnviroSLAB ™, use recycled glass and porcelain as their primary materials. The resin used to bind the materials can be colored as required, resulting in a wide array of c...

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