Paper Composite Kitchen Countertop BasicsPaper countertops? If you're thinking of thin sheets of newspaper or butcher paper, think again: try paper composite countertops, made of paper impregnated with resins. These are a very "green," eco-friendly alternative to that other composite countertops--laminate.
- Very green; used recycled paper materials.
- Even the resins are green (not petroleum-based).
- Not readily available at your local kitchen design center. Requires special order.
Brand NamesEcoTop, PaperStone, Richlite, ShetkaSTONE.
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