Recycled Glass Counter Information Waianae HI

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.

A's Insulation Inc
(808) 682-1312
1144 Vinson Rd
Kapolei, HI
 
De Young & Sons Inc
(808) 672-7337
92 924 Palailai St
Kapolei, HI
 
BODELL Construction
(808) 682-1330
91-141 Kalaeloa Blvd
Kapolei, HI
 
Alia Development Ltd
(808) 672-4490
92 800 Nohohale St
Kapolei, HI
 
Mr. Fix All Home Repair
(808) 672-8826
92-661 Palailai St
Kapolei, HI
 
Coluccio Frank Construction Co
(808) 682-4477
91-051 Kaomi Loop
Kapolei, HI
 
Extreme Concrete Inc
(808) 674-8044
PO Box 75556
Kapolei, HI
 
Aloha State Builders
(808) 672-7777
92-704 Aahualii St
Kapolei, HI
 
Anonui Builders
(808) 342-9235
91-590 Farrington Hwy
Kapolei, HI
 
Quality Island Builders, Inc.
(808) 216-8457
94-380 Hokuili Place
Mililani, HI
 

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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