Recycled Glass Countertops
Recycled glass countertops are gaining many fans for their strength, style, and eco-friendly production techniques.
Are you attracted to sustainable living design? Made primarily of recycled post-industrial and post-consumer materials, recycled glass countertops offer a very hard surface that is not unlike stone.
The most popular type of recycled glass countertop is made to look like terrazzo marble. It is composed of both post-consumer glass chips and binding agents. A recycled glass countertop will have the surface strength and feel of granite or marble.
No two recycled glass countertops are the same. Glass chips are blended by color and size to create the effect you desire. Depending on the colors and the size of the glass chips that are used, recycled glass countertops can look quite traditional—picture a tiffany-style lamp broken up and embedded in acrylic—or very contemporary.
Recycled glass countertops are
- Resistant to mold and mildew
- Scratch resistant (not scratch proof)—only quartz performs better
- Stain resistant
- Heat and scorch resistant
- Easy to maintain with warm water and mild detergent
- Potentially Cradle-to-Cradle Certified and<
- Eligible for LEED points
- Available in a large color palette and design options
As compared to other countertop materials, there is little or no destruction of the earth required to mine these materials and little or no waste or polluted water during the manufacturing process, which results in a highly durable countertop material.
The design professionals at Affinity Kitchen & Bath are experienced in assisting clients who are considering recycled glass countertops. If you’re interested in this option, you’ve come to the right place.
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