Recycled Glass Counter Information Scottsbluff NE

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 Createur
(402) 333-9225
4658 S. 132nd Street
Omaha, NE
 
Courtyard Construction International LLC
(702) 738-7588
544 Parkson Rd
Henderson, NE
 
H & H Remodeling
(402) 474-6202
1510 S 1st St
Lincoln, NE
 
Innovative Plumbing Systems
(402) 570-6009
2003 So 9th St
Lincoln, NE
 
Dave Nuncio Construction
(308) 384-4826
1424 N Greenwich St
Grand Island, NE
 
Apex Cabinets
(402) 895-2519
14013 Industrial Rd
Omaha, NE
 
Preferred Remodeling
(402) 598-5748
13502 Bay G Giles Rd
Omaha, NE
 
Granite Transformations
(402) 208-9823
6860 S. 118th st.
Omaha, NE
 
Kitchen Createur
(402) 333-9225
4658 So 132nd St
Omaha, NE
 
Famos Construction Inc
(308) 390-2455
PO Box 1665
Grand Island, NE
 

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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