Recycled Glass Counter Information Jerome ID

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.

Superior Woodworking
(208) 733-8644
635 5th Ave W
Twin Falls, ID
 
Appliance Warehouse
(208) 733-2096
2487 Kimberly Rd Unit C
Twin Falls, ID
 
Jm Kitchens Quality Cabinetry
(208) 734-1434
767 2nd Ave W
Twin Falls, ID
 
Black Pine Custom Cabinets
(208) 733-0318
197 Canyon St
Twin Falls, ID
 
Kitchen Tune-Up
(208) 736-1025
582 Monte Vista Dr
Twin Falls, ID
 
Creative Carpentry
(208) 733-3180
134 Ostrander St
Twin Falls, ID
 
Moncur Custom Cabinets
(208) 736-0124
955 Tanglewood Ct
Twin Falls, ID
 
Plew Construction Inc
(208) 733-7539
1038 Blue Lakes North Blvd
Twin Falls, ID
 
Sweet'S Custom Furniture & Cabinetry
(208) 595-4114
415 2nd Ave S
Twin Falls, ID
 
Sweet'S Construction, Inc.
(208) 595-4114
1219 Brundage Cir
Twin Falls, ID
 

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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