Recycled Glass Counter Information Blytheville AR

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.

Kitchen Distributors Inc.
(479) 521-1313
505 West Ash
Fayetteville, AR
 
Kitchen Design
(479) 636-0043
1706 S 1st St
Rogers, AR
 
Coomer Real Estate
(479) 782-3555
615 S 21st St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Gayer Drywall Inc
(479) 442-2259
2796 N Clark Rd
Fayetteville, AR
 
Kitchen & Bath Ideas
(501) 812-0200
8800 Maumelle Blvd
North Little Rock, AR
 
Distinctive Kitchens and Baths
(501) 666-7756
1414 Rebsamen Park Road
Little Rock, AR
 
Fox Pass Cabinetry
(501) 624-6689
102 Clevis Trl
Hot Springs National Park, AR
 
Brock Construction & Rmdlg
(501) 730-0184
1238 Mcnutt Rd
Conway, AR
 
AAA Construction
(501) 815-4847
266 Tobacco Rd
Hot Springs National Park, AR
 
Handyman Connection
(501) 833-5663
1100 E Kiehl Ave
North Little Rock, AR
 

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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