They have a green alternative option for almost every component of a kitchen. The canister lights can be changes to CFL or LED. LED’s can produce the same amount of light, full dimmable and only consumes 2 watts compared to a standard 75 watt bulb. Cabinets can be produced without any toxins in the wood and non-toxic finishes. Appliances can be converted to high efficiency, an appliance that is 93% or higher efficiency will pay for itself several times over compared to a standard 70 or 80% efficiency appliances. Tile for the backsplash can be made from recycled glass and the floor from recycled ceramic. You can also put in engineered hardwood or bamboo flooring as eco-friendly flooring options. Green Counters can be made from a recycled glass and concrete mixture from local manufacture glassi or ice stone. PaperStone makes a very cool countertop made from recycled paper that is even used in commercial applications. You could also install bigger windows to maximize the light intake. Solartubes can also be a great addition to a kitchen to bring in some natural light. You can change the water fixtures to low flow to conserve water and the list goes on and on.