BERKELEY DESIGN CENTER

Green Products

COUNTERTOPS

Berkeley Design Center offers many environmentally friendly alternative products for your kitchen counters. For a truly eco-kitchen, get a countertop that removes waste from our local landfills and are manufactured in facilities that use earth friendly methods by recycling their water during production and use recycled glass and other post-consumer goods. Let us help you create most striking, hygienic, non-porous and easy to maintain countertop surfaces for your kitchen and bathroom projects.

Find the Following Brands at Berkeley Design Center:

BAMBOO COUNTERTOPS

Bamboo provides an excellent environmental alternative to hardwood countertops. Rapidly renewable and sustainable, bamboo is also highly durable. Best of all, end grain bamboo countertop is a truly beautiful material and will add a natural flair to even the most high-tech kitchens.

CAESARSTONE

Caesarstone is the first quartz surfacing company to receive ISO 14001 certification a global standard specifically for environmental protection. From recycling 97% of the water used in manufacturing, to collecting dust from shipping, handling, production and processing; Caesarstone seeks to protect the planet and the well-being of our customers. Caesarstone surfaces comply with the Green Guard Indoor Air Quality Certification, Children & Schools Green Guard Indoor Air Quality Certification is NSF certified and a member of the U.S. Green Building Council.

ECO BY COSENTINO

ECO By COSENTINO countertops are produced with 75% recycled content from post-industrial or post-consumer materials like broken mirrors, glass and ceramic ware. Other raw materials include crystallized ash and stone scraps. The countertops are then bound by environmentally friendly resin which comes in part from corn oil. ECO is very durable and has a high resistance to scratching, staining and scorching. It is a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) member, is Green Guard Indoor Air Quality Certified, Children & Schools Green Guard Indoor Air Quality Certified , Cradle to Cradle C2C Silver Certified. This award is granted to construction companies which re-use every element, returning the product to the land as a "biological nutrient" or to the industry as "technical nutrient", so as to be recycled all over again. ECO By Cosentino has also been awarded the prestigious NSF certification. This certifies the product in terms of hygiene and sanitation. NSF International provides a wide range of comprehensive food safety solutions in a customer-focused and professional manner.ECO is backed by a 10 year limited warranty.

GEOS BY EOS SURFACES

Offered in a wide range of evocative colors, GEOS by EOS Surfaces makes a striking visual statement it's both earth-friendly and affordable. GEOS Sustainable Surfaces are made of 57-65% recycled glass content composed of a mixture of post-consumer and post-industrial materials. Recycled glass content varies by color. GEOS is a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) member, NSF certification as well as GreenCircle Certified. GEOS is LEED qualified for up to 4 credits.

ICESTONE

IceStone is made from three core ingredients: 100% recycled glass, portland cement, and pigment which makes IceStone a safe, sustainable and a very durable surface. It is produced by an environmentally friendly manufacturing process involving wind and natural light, IceStone surfaces rival the strength of quarried stone while actively reducing landfill waste and CO2 emissions. IceStone is a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) member, NSF certified as well as Cradle to Cradle C2C Silver Certified.

PAPERSTONE

PaperStone is a sustainable composite material made from 100% post-consumer recycled paper with their own PetroFree phenolic resins and natural pigments. Slate panels present a luster and warmth perfect for kitchen and bathroom designs that are modern and refined, traditional and formal or anywhere in between. PaperStone panels can also be used to craft sleek furniture pieces. Paperstone is a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) member, NSF certified as well as Rainforest Alliance certified.

VETRAZZO

Vetrazzo contributes to the beauty of your built environment by manufacturing sustainable recycled glass countertops. Vetrazzo is a recycled glass surface comprised of 100% recycled glass. Vetrazzo is a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) member, NSF certified as well as a member of the Green Chamber Of The South; An organization that focuses on bringing together businesses across the Southeast to promote growth, innovation and success of sustainability. Vetrazzo is also a Bay Area Green Business.