Green Living: Using Recycled Materials in the Kitchen

Fact: 40 billion glass bottles are made every year; 75 percent of which are tossed into the trash.

With dismal odds like that, you may find yourself wanting to incorporate recycled glass into your kitchen countertop if only to keep from being a statistic. And with countertop options ranging from Vetrazzo (pictured) to Icestone and Eco by Cosentino, it’s no wonder homeowners are snapping up slivers of what was once stemware for a little slice of industrial-chic in their kitchens.

Vetrazzo

Vetrazzo

Our friends at Kansas City Homes & Gardens detail an array of kitchen options–from recycled glass and  FSC-certified paper to scrap metals–that will have you longing to recycle in an article from their December 2009 issue called “Second Life.”

Paperstone

Paperstone

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