IceStone began in 2003 with a simple concept; transform waste glass into something beautiful. Co-founders Miranda Magagnani and Peter Strugatz set out to create a business that integrated sustainable, responsible practices from process to product, and to provide a high design solution that would address a real problem. To date, IceStone has diverted over 16 million pounds of glass from landfills, and their signature recycled glass and cement products remain an icon of the new countertop industry, delivering style that brings design projects to life.
What makes them more sustainable?
- Countertops made from recycled glass, paper, or quartz
- Factory is daylit with sky lights, reducing energy consumption.
- State-of-the-art water recycling system filters 98% of manufacturing water.
- They recycle any unusable glass or cement into roadbed.
- Their goal is to become a zero-waste facility and currently recycle over 90% of their waste.
- B Corp
- Cradle to Cradle
IceStone is manufactured in their state-of-the-art facility in the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard using just three core ingredients: 100% recycled glass, Portland cement, and non-toxic pigments.
PaperStone is a beautiful and heavy-duty solid surface known for its performance, warm touch, contemporary appearance and environmental sustainability. Its non-porous surface is made from 100% post-consumer recycled paper and a proprietary, petroleum-free resin that provides a lifetime of stain resistance and absorbs virtually no water. PaperStone isn’t just an attractive new material that is produced in a socially responsible manner, it is also strong and tough. It has steel-like strength in span. It has stone-like beauty and it can be worked like fine hardwoods.
QuartzStone is a versatile non-porous surface resistant to flexing, abrasion and acids, and requires minimal maintenance. 94 % of QuartzStone content comes from crushed waste stone left over in quarries or from natural stone beds. Slabs are manufactured using the state-of-the-art Breton™ system that is used to manufacture most high-end engineered stone products and known for its low environmental impact, safe manufacturing process, and product consistency.
Durat is a unique and eco-friendly solid surface material containing recycled, post-industrial plastics. Durat is adaptable to all kitchen and bathroom demands with over 60 different colors and high durability. With the ability to be installed seamlessly and its capability to be molded and shaped into furniture and sinks, the applications of Durat for any commercial or residential job are endless. Durat is 100% recyclable and manufactured in the USA.