2006 Top-10 Green Building Product BuildingGreen.com
Selected by the editors of GreenSpec® and Environmental Building News™.
It is made from cellulose fiber (paper) and a non-petroleum phenolic resin
derived in part from a natural phenolic oil in the shells of cashews. No wonder
that when looking for a truly "green" product, the editors chose PaperStone.
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There are three series of paper-based PaperStone products*:
1) 'Original', which is made from 50% post-consumer waste, recycled paper
2) 'Certified', the FSC, Smartwood and Rainforest Alliance-certified product which is made from
100% post-consumer waste paper.
3) 'Virgin Series' made from virgin fiber.
*PaperStone is committed to conversion to 100% post-consumer recycled paper for all of our
products. We will soon feature FSC-certified virgin sources.
PaperStone is the only architectural solid surface certified by the Forest Stewardship Council for
using 100% post-consumer recycled paper. It is also certified by Smartwood and The Rainforest
Alliance. In addition, PaperStone plays a role in enabling a project to acquire Leadership in Energy
and Environmental (LEED) points towards certification.
Its product category is architectural solid surface. It is
specified by architects and interior designers for commercial
and residential uses. PaperStone is prepared for final
installed use by solid surface fabricators.
is scratch resistant and used for cutting boards. It is also
highly resistant to staining and can bear temperatures to
350¼ making it an excellent choice for kitchens.
|Tables and Counters
Window sills & door thresholds
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