Is Stainless Steel Furniture Environmentally Friendly?

Stainless cabinets are a great choice for so many places in your home and workplace, not only because of the durability of stainless steel. There are also some enviromentally friendly aspects of owning stainless cabinets that many homeowners find appealing.

Stainless steel cabinets are an excellent choice for homeowners wanting an eco-friendly alternative to wood, wood-veneer, and laminate-type cabinets for their homes.

  • Stainless steel is 100% recyclable.
  • Stainless steel production tends to leave a lower carbon footprint since over 50% of the steel products made use melted steel scrap metal.
  • Most stainless cabinet manufacturers use about 60% recycled material in their cabinets.
  • Stainless steel emits no pollutants, and individuals with chemical or environmental sensitivities have no adhesives or finishes to react to.
  • Cleaning stainless steel does not require harsh chemicals.

Read on for more information on cleaning your stainless cabinets.