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Eco-Friendly Countertops for Washington, DC Area Homes

Many homeowners today value environmentally friendliness when they remodel. And they have plenty of green choices—from countertops to cabinets, flooring, and more. If you interested in eco-friendly countertops for your home, you have no shortage of options!

Are you remodeling in Maryland, DC, or Northern Virginia? Wentworth can help you choose the right countertop material and remodel your kitchen, making sure it seamlessly fits in.

IceStone Sustainable Countertops

What Are the Most Sustainable Countertop Options?

What are your options when it comes to environmentally friendly countertops? Here are 4 of the most popular materials:

  • Recycled glass: Although requiring sealing due to the porous surface, recycled glass countertops are beautiful and offer variations in appearance. IceStone countertops are one of the most popular brands.
  • Recycled paper and plastic: Other sustainable options are solid surface countertops made from recycled paper and resins or recycled, postindustrial plastics. PaperStone® is one of the most commonly installed brand of recycled paper countertops.
  • Bamboo: Bamboo is another option if you’re trying to stay green. A renewable resource, bamboo is not only eco-friendly but also stronger than a lot of other hardwoods. It can complement rustic, transitional and contemporary kitchens.
  • Reclaimed butcher block: Another material that works well in both rustic and modern spaces, wood can be a sustainable option. Butcher block comprises smaller pieces of wood and can be made from reclaimed or repurposed material.

PaperStone Eco Friendly Countertops

No matter what green countertop surface you choose, the Wentworth team will ensure it looks beautiful in your remodeled kitchen and complement the entire space. We have incorporated countless sustainable countertops into our kitchen remodels, including IceStone, PaperStone®, and more. Contact us to schedule a consultation and start creating your dream kitchen!

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Linda , Chevy Chase , MD
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