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Environmentally conscious choices for countertops?

mialefk
2 years ago
last modified: 2 years ago

Hello!

I have been searching everywhere and cant seem to find much information. We are designing our kitchen and are trying to be environmentally conscious about the stone we choose for our countertops. All the granite seems to be sourced from Brazil or China which makes me very hesitant because those countries have notoriously terrible mining conditions and lax environmenatal regulations. Quartz is definitely problematic with lots of workers getting silicosis and wood is out of our price range. I have been looking at slate which has some local sourcing but have heard mixed responses about durability.

Does anyone have any thoughts/ideas?

Thanks!!!

mia

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