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ECO By Cosentino Brings Recycled Material Countertops To The Masses

ECO By Cosentino Brings Recycled Material Countertops To The Masses

While perusing our local Home Depot for some fall project items, we found ourselves eyeballing the countertop selection. We’re not really in the market for a new countertop, but we like to keep tabs on what’s available through the retailer. Imagine our delight upon discovering the ECO by Cosentino line, […]

Coasters From Recycled Sources

Coasters From Recycled Sources

Given the endless amounts of CD-ROMs in the world today there is probably no reason ever to actually buy a set of coasters again. But the shinny discs have a couple of problems. First, these tend to stick to the bottom of glasses all too often, and that hole in […]

Swiss Earth House

Swiss Earth House

Well, I’ve always wanted an underground lair. Luckily, I’ve found one that looks more pastoral than evil and gloomy. Made of concrete and earth, this Swiss estate is a cluster of grass-blanketed houses encircling a pretty little lake. According to Inhabitat, aside from using natural and recycled materials and having […]

Paper Counters

Paper Counters

That’s right. Paper. They really have figured out a way to recycle everything for kitchen surfaces. PaperStone products are FSC-certified and made from 100% post-consumer recycled paper. Sound crazy? Here’s how it works: “Made from recycled paper that has been saturated with our proprietary PetroFree(tm) phenolic resins and selected natural […]

Pedal To The Metal

Pedal To The Metal

If you’re looking for something a bit more flashy than porcelain and glass for your kitchen backsplash, give recycled metal tiles a try. I was recently reminded of the cool folks at Eco Friendly Flooring thanks to SFGate. They’ve got a great gallery of kitchens and living spaces that have […]

Consider Recycled Glass Countertops

Consider Recycled Glass Countertops

Does your kitchen need a facelift? Swapping out countertops and cabinetry can have a more dramatic (and instantaneous) aesthetic effect and is possible even on a limited budget. If you haven’t yet found inspiration in our countertop overview, steer your trusty Internet browser toward apartment mecca (the Midwest addition) and […]