Here are several reviews of some of the most popular ECO-Friendly Countertops.
If you are looking for a product that strives for environmental stewardship and social responsibility Ice-Stone is a very popular choice. Ice-stone core ingredients may be the simplest of all the Eco-Friendly countertops, recycled glass, Portland cement, and non-toxic pigments. They maintain a Silver level of Cradle to Grave certification*and is Made in America.
Eco by Consentino
Eco is a newly created sustainable countertop material. It consist of 75% post industrial or post consumer materials including recycled mirror, glass, porcelain, earthenware and 25% natural stone and ecological resins. It carries a Silver level Cradle to Grave certification.
!00% post consumer paper fused with a petroleum-free resin derived from cashew liquids. It resembles wood more so than stone. It is a stain resistance that absorbs virtually no water. Paper-stone is extremely rigid and dense and it’s superior strength lends to some unique cantilevered designs.
Squak Mountain Stone
This is a fibrous-cement material that is made up of recycled paper, recycled glass and low carbon cement. It is hand-cast into slabs that resemble soap stone or lime stone. The slabs require a sealer to be applied on an ongoing basis.
One of the great advantages to working with homeowner is the Berks and Schuylkill Counties areas is that we are close to two of the nation’s largest metro areas where distribution of these materials are readily available.
Make sure that you are working with a designer you can explain the pros and cons of a variety of countertop choices.