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Apr 14, 2012 6:47PM
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Just plain concrete make beautiful countertops and you can do it yourself :)
Aug 5, 2011 10:15AM
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Seems more expensive. I would think if you want people to go green you should make it more affordable, especially since its recycled materials they are using.
Nov 30, 2009 5:14AM
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We paid 57.00 sq. ft. for granite. It's the color of our choice. Matches our cherry and stainless beautifully and will last forever. Even when it ever is replaced, which will probably be well after I'm gone, it can still be recycled and reused. Why pay more for recycled material? I'm sorry but eco has to be cost beneficial or it will never become a true alternative. Wood counters? I was in construction for 20 years and know better than to even consider it. How is wood eco when it has to be replaced in 5 years? 
May 9, 2009 9:07PM
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re-cycled isn't any cheaper - get a grip which should you choose, retirement above poverty, your child's education fund, or new/ recycled material counter tops.  Insanity beyond words!Sad
May 9, 2009 8:26PM
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Flyash???  I hope MSN author's have done a tiny bit of research on this???  Flyash is HIGHLY radioactive, granted it's only alpha type radiation, just the MOST damaging to human tissue, but the easiest to protect ourselves from... it's ONLY damaging when ingested... countertops???  Thanks, I'll take a pass on this eco-friendly deathtrap....
May 9, 2009 7:44PM
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Cost is the problem with many of these "green" solutions.  Green is all good but if it costs more, most of the time, count me out.  Most people have trouble enough with paying for new things, never mind, paying more just so it's green.  Make it cheaper to go green than to not go green and then most people will go green!  Hmmm, what a concept!
May 9, 2009 7:02PM
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These recycled glass counters are nowhere near as nice as the ones from Vetrazzo in California. I am not positive on the prices but I believe they are cheaper as well. www.vetrazzo.com
May 9, 2009 6:58PM
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I don't know for sure, but it seems that nearly ALL eco friendly items, no matter where applied, are two to three times more expensive than the common counterpart. I am planning on making my own cement kitchen counter tops mainly because I don't care for scratchable plastic laminates or burnable surfaces, not because of the eco friendlieness or popular trends, but because of my personal preference.
May 9, 2009 4:45PM
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Why the shart corners??? It may be green but not very safe, more peope and kids getting hurt on these.
May 9, 2009 3:43PM
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This stuff might be eco friendly but it sure is not pocket friendly seem very costly for re-cycled material

May 9, 2009 3:41PM
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at $50 a square foot you won't see any crowds rushing to change from FORMICA or CORIAN or even solid Birch
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