Recycled Glass Counter Information Bowling Green KY

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.

Bessette Cabinet Co
(270) 843-0460
290 New Porter Pike Rd
Bowling Green, KY
 
Carroll Cabinet Co
(270) 782-8267
6085 Scottsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
 
Gillett Wood Products
(270) 846-1790
2702 Claypool Alvaton Rd
Bowling Green, KY
 
Reliable Restoration Co
(270) 842-6590
728 Chestnut St
Bowling Green, KY
 
WhiteWood Construction
(502) 320-3696
P.O. Box 433
Frankfort, KY
Services
Bathroom and Kitchen Remodeling, Tile and Hardwood flooring, Decks and Patios, Roof Work and Siding, and Landscaping
Hours
Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm and Saturday 8am - 4pm

Brook'S Cabinet Shop
(270) 843-3300
996 Porter Pike
Bowling Green, KY
 
Doug Martens Construction
(270) 782-5949
351 Pascoe Blvd
Bowling Green, KY
 
Signature Kitchen & Bath
(270) 782-6874
1109 Lovers Ln
Bowling Green, KY
 
Woosley Custom Cabinets
(270) 843-9664
2537 Russellville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
 
Signature Kitchen & Bath
(270) 782-6874
1109 Lovers Ln
Bowling Green, KY
 

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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