Gorgeous, colorful countertops that are also ‘green' and eco-friendly – Vetrazzo recycled glass countertops are made from discarded glass products. The countertops’ unique appearance is sure to be a conversation piece – allowing you to spread the word about Vetrazzo: a company that believes the word ‘green’ signifies the products are actually helping to solve an environmental problem. Re-using materials saves energy where recycling must, of course, spend it. The beautiful palette continuously evolves as the company sources different discarded glass products. Most of the glass comes from curbside recycling; the rest from a post-industrial usage products. So, you can pick a color combination for your countertop that suits your needs, and then learn the fascinating history of the glass in it (glass makes up 85% of the finished product). The warm hues of Alehouse Amber comes from, you guessed it, beer bottles; Cubist Clear is made of little prisms of tempered ‘safety’ glass used for car windscreens; Millefiori gains its rainbow of a ‘thousand flowers’ from a local art glassmaker. All of the glass used is 100% American, making this a completely American product. Guilt-free recycled glass countertops with one-of-a-kind splendor - 'green' eco-friendly countertops from Vetrazzo add character to your home.
Posted in Kitchen on 02-15-08 22:01