Crystal's GreenQuest kitchen cabinets are constructed with 100% recycled, low-emitting and rapidly-renewable cabinet components with no added formaldehyde and low-VOC, water-based finishes. In addition, Crystal has an aggressive commitment to sustainable manufacturing practices, and all their cabinets come with a lifetime warranty.
Solid surface countertops, regardless of the material, are going to last longer since you can have them refinished. Recycled paper countertops are a solid surface material that we've featured before. The durable surface is created by saturating panels made from post-consumer waste paper with resin, and then heating and compressing the material into a material that is very stone-like in texture and appearance. And there are more options than ever.
Humabuilt cabinets are made with wheatstraw fiberboard cores and a certified sustainable wood veneer. The core materials used are completely renewable/recyclable and and manufactured without formaldehyde.
We've always love the look of wood countertops. Teragren's hard and durable butcher block countertop is made with Moso bamboo, one of the hardest species available, and is bonded with a formaldehyde-free and food-safe adhesive—perfect for tabletops, kitchen counters and islands.
Breathe Easy cabinets do exactly what their name suggests: offer non-toxic and non-off-gassing cabinetry that's sustainably made. Made with formaldehyde-free veneered plywood and finished with a durable, low-VOC waterborne lacquer, the cabinets have all the function and style of regular cabinets without all the negative side effects.
Looking for a environmentally conscious, modern and American-made line of cabinets? EcoUrban is a Chicago-based line of environmentally-friendly, Eurostyle cabinets available in both an affordable wood veneer line as well as a pure stainless steel collection.
IceStone is a durable surface made of 100% recycled glass and cement, the only surface to hold Cradle to Cradle Gold certification. IceStone products are a healthy and safe choice, as they do not contain any petrochemicals, epoxies, resins or other VOC-emitting materials, and each of the 29 colors is cast in Brooklyn, NY.
Urban Prairie Cabinets are made with 100% pre-consumer recycled wood fibers with no added urea formaldehyde. Manufactured in the Midwest, they're an affordable yet high quality option for kitchen designs and renovations.
While installing built-in seating, adding an appliance garage, or converting a cabinet into a wine rack or plate rack might sound like a job for a pro, DIY conversion kits make this a more management project for all skill levels.
We love, love, love the feel and eco-friendliness of bamboo countertops, but we haven't always imagined that the distinct bamboo color would work for our particular taste in kitchenware and we also dream of someday having bright white subway tiles accented by dark countertops. Enter the new Kirei Bamboo board: it's called Chocolate...