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Energy-efficient appliances? Check. Recycled glass countertop? Check. Water-saving faucet? Check. You’re working through your kitchen eco-renovation and it’s time to pick a sink. But, unlike most other product categories, there aren’t a lot of sink manufacturers touting their commitment to sustainability (yet). Still, there are leaders out there paving a new path towards a greener future and, as always, we want to make it easier for you to find them. We scoured the internet and found a wide array of eco-friendly kitchen sinks for all styles and budgets and today we’re showcasing all the gorgeous green options.

(Also, if you’re interested in anything you see here, be sure to click through to see each brand’s full product line. They offer far, far more than what we could feature in this post and you’re sure to find something you love! We chose some of the most eye-catching options, but there are so many more styles to choose from.)

Native Trails

Native Trails works with artisans around the world to handcraft inspiring, sophisticated kitchen and bath products from natural, sustainable materials such as NativeStone™ concrete, recycled copper, and reclaimed wood. Desire more differentiation for your project? They offer customization of all of their copper sinks and bathtubs. Their sustainably made products can help earn points toward the USGBC’s LEED certification program, a recognized standard for measuring building sustainability in the United States and countries around the world.

Native Trails Farmhouse Quartet NativeStone Kitchen Sink

A one-of-a-kind handcrafted curved apron front kitchen sink designed with four installation options. Award-winning Quartet’s beautiful bow-edge can be installed in the front or back, apron-style or behind the counter.

Quartet is handcrafted of NativeStone®, a sustainable combination of natural jute fiber and cement, producing an extraordinarily strong material while creating a dramatically lighter product – approximately 40% less than standard concrete sinks. Quartet has received the prestigious GOOD DESIGN award two years in a row, honoring the most innovative and cutting-edge products from around the world, in 2016 and 2017.

Features

  • Single curved-front bowl
  • No faucet holes
  • Finished on all four sides
  • Crack, stain and scratch resistant

Native Trails Farmhouse 30 Recycled Copper Kitchen Sink

Farmhouse 30 sets a precedent for popularity. This 30-inch single-basin farmhouse sink offers a desirable size option, while its undermount installation allows for maximized counter and workspace. Add in the distinctive texture and coloration of its hammered copper apron front, and there’s just no telling how far this sink will go!

Farmhouse 30 is an artisan crafted apron front kitchen sink, forged of high-quality recycled copper. Copper has been used for centuries in kitchens and baths throughout the world; Farmhouse 30 brings modern functionality to a classic material.

Available in Antique, Brushed Nickel, and Polished Copper finish

Features

  • Single bowl
  • No faucet holes

Native Trails Cocina Duet Pro Recycled Copper Kitchen Sink

Popular. Accommodating. An overachiever for sure. Cocina Duet Pro copper kitchen sink goes to the top of the class for its deep, dual sink bowls.

Cocina Duet Pro double bowl kitchen sink is artisan crafted; forged of high-quality recycled copper. You can trust that your heirloom sink will last for generations – Native Trails offers a lifetime warranty on all the copper sinks.

 

Features

  • Double bowl
  • No faucet holes
  • 10-inch depth

Kohler

Kohler has a Believing In Better® philosophy that drives their thinking and action regarding stewardship and environmental sustainability. They are working constantly to reduce their environmental impact. They have committed to a goal of sending no solid waste to landfills, reducing or offsetting 100% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and reducing water usage – a program they call Net Zero 2035. They’re driving growth and innovation by developing products that have lower environmental impacts over their entire life cycle and are systematically incorporating sustainability into the product development process itself.

Kohler Riverby Enameled Cast Iron Kitchen Sink

The understated beauty of this Riverby sink makes it an elegant and versatile addition to the kitchen. The large/medium bowls allow you to keep clean and dirty dishes separate, while a sloped base minimizes water pooling. Crafted from enameled cast iron, this sink resists chipping, cracking, or burning for years of beauty and reliable performance. It comes with a custom-fit colander with integral cutting board, a utility rack with soaking cup, and a stainless-steel bottom sink rack.

Features

  • Large/medium bowls
  • 16 color option
  • Five oversized faucet holes
  • Oversized holes allow for easy installation of faucets and accessories
  • Bowl slopes 2 degrees toward drain to minimize water pooling
  • Offset drains increase workspace in the sink and storage space underneath

Kohler Vault Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink

The Vault apron-front kitchen sink combines the sleek, modern look of stainless steel with the traditional farmhouse style. Made to seamlessly coordinate with a variety of decors, this sink features a single bowl with tightly angled corners to maximize basin space, and a top-mount design for easy installation and use on most laminate countertops. Vault’s ultra-flat rim makes it easy to wipe from the counter directly into the sink.

Features

  • Self-Trimming apron overlaps the cabinet face for easy installation
  • Apron height allows sink to be used in most standard cabinetry or retrofitted to existing standard cabinetry
  • Single faucet hole
  • Rear drain increases workspace in the sink and storage space underneath
  • SilentShield® sound-absorption technology offers quieter performance
  • Includes installation hardware and compatibility template

Kohler Stages Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink

Designed in collaboration with the chefs at Kohler’s Five Diamond resort hotel, Stages meets the needs of the serious home cook. The Stages sink comes with a full array of integrated accessories to simplify the cooking and cleanup processes. The design offers a wide basin to accommodate large pots and pans, as well as a stepped side platform for prepping food or drying dishes. Handcrafted from premium quality, 16-gauge stainless steel, Stages features an engineered sound-absorption system that significantly reduces disposal and dishwashing noise.

Features

  • SilentShield® sound-absorption technology offers quieter performance.
  • Includes a dishwasher-safe utensil tray
  • Includes a versatile flip tray that works as a cutting board or large tray for food prep and cleaning
  • Includes six microwave and dishwasher-safe prep bowls to maintain an organized cooking station
  • Includes a large American walnut hardwood cutting board that provides a durable work surface that is beautiful, portable, and easy to clean
  • Includes a stainless steel accessory storage rack to maintain a clutter-free sink area when accessories are not in use
  • Includes a bottom bowl rack to help protect the sink basin from daily wear

Blanco

Blanco is committed to developing products and manufacturing processes that are sustainable and efficient while making a positive impact on the environment. To achieve this goal, BLANCO has embarked on several initiatives like harnessing solar energy for their logistics center in Bruschal, Germany. The building features over 3,600 solar panels that create environmentally friendly and sustainable electricity, which will relieve the atmosphere of more than 600 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions every year.

Blanco Precis Undermount Kitchen Sink

The PRECIS collection is inspired by professional kitchens in both form and functionality. With a crisp angular design and a durable surface that resists heat, scratches, stains, and chips, it’s no wonder this hard-working sink collection is among their most popular.

Features

  • Silgranit II material that is resistant to scratches, stains, and all household acids and alkali solutions
  • ANSI Z124.6-97 certified
  • Heat resistant up to 536°F
  • New 16” Size
  • Required outside cabinet: 36”
  • Unsurpassed cleanability backed by industry leading 7 patents
  • Sink bowls can be reversed: Yes
  • Manufacturer provides a limited lifetime warranty

Blanco Diamond Undermount Kitchen Sink

A classic style designed for the hardworking kitchen. Every detail has been considered from the greater bowl capacity to the easy-to-clean surface. The non-porous material resists stains like coffee, tea, and red wine, while its hard surface resists scratches and chips.

Features

  • Undermount installation only
  • Required outside cabinet: 36”
  • Rock hard granite durability
  • Heat resistant up to 536°F
  • Unsurpassed cleanability backed by industry leading 7 patents!
  • Resistant to scratches, stains and all household acids and alkali solutions
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Blanco Quatrus Single Bowl Kitchen Sink

A modern collection of sinks offering the best of Blanco quality and the best price. Clean, crisp lines, zero radius corners, 18 gauge stainless steel and sounds deadening pads deliver quality and longevity without sacrifice. The Blanco Quatrus super single offers a modern collection at an affordable price.

Features

  • Satin finish
  • 304 Series stainless steel
  • 18 Gauge stainless steel
  • 18/10 Chrome nickel content
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Elkay

Elkay is committed to protecting the environment and the communities where they work and live. One of Elkay’s six core values is “We are in Business Forever” and their conservation and sustainability efforts reflect their commitment to this principle and their concern for a better tomorrow.  Their eco-friendly kitchen sinks are made from recycled and reusable resources with an average life of up to 30 years. Most of Elkay’s sinks are 100% recyclable.

Elkay Luxe Double Basin Drop-In Kitchen Sink with Aqua Divide

Elkay Quartz Luxe sinks are exceptionally tough and silky smooth to the touch. They come in striking colors that make a statement. These sinks are constructed through a proprietary manufacturing process that combines natural quartz with high-performance, UV-stable acrylic resins.

Features

  • Microfine quartz material is nonporous; ultra smooth surface repels dirt, food, liquid and stains; prevents the spread of bacteria
  • Match sink to your decor (6 colors); vibrant color won’t fade
  • Material is naturally sound-deadening, minimizing sound and vibration for a quieter time at the sink
  • Drain placement provides more usable space on the bottom of the sink and in the cabinet below

Elkay Lustertone Farmhouse Kitchen Sink

An Elkay Lustertone sink looks as great on day 3,000 as it does on day one. Their signature finish is handcrafted with a rich, uniform grain that adds to the beauty of the sink. Light scratches, which occur with everyday use, naturally blend into the finish with time.

Features

  • Highest quality 18-gauge thickness and Type 304 stainless steel for lasting durability, performance, and lustrous beauty
  • Sound-deadening pad(s) minimizes sound and vibration for a quieter time at the sink
  • Drain placement provides more usable space on the bottom of the sink and in the cabinet below
  • Straight sidewalls give the sink a flat bottom and offer more usable space for stacking, soaking and washing dishes; easy to clean

Elkay Double Basin Farmhouse Kitchen Sink

Say yes to extraordinary design with this 33″ x 21″ Double Basin Farmhouse Kitchen Sink from Elkay. Copper offers a distinctive finish that grows even more attractive as it ages. From traditional double bowls to free-flowing shapes that take their cues from nature, these sinks offer a warm look for added personality and style.

Features

  • Sound-deadening pad(s) minimizes sound and vibration for a quieter time at the sink
  • Copper adds drama and character to any room with its unique color and vintage, old-world charm
  • Copper is a living finish. The surface forms a natural patina that adds to the beauty of the sink with time
  • Hammered finish is handcrafted, making each sink unique and adding character to décor; attractive patina develops with time