Richlite Company, a manufacturer of paper-based countertops, offers a collection of warm and natural-feeling surface materials that breathe new life into the kitchen, bath and office. Richlite's® unique paper surfaces bring a soft and comfortable ambience to a room that's rarely achieved through cold, hard stone and plastic solid surfaces. It's made from environmentally sustainable resources and is an attractive, durable, long-lasting material that complements a variety of design tastes.
All Richlite materials are made either with FSC-Certified or post-consumer recycled paper. The non-recycled products utilize fibers from the rapidly renewable eucalyptus tree. FSC is a global non-profit organization devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world's forests.
FSC sets high standards that ensures forestry is practiced in an environmentally responsible, socially beneficial, and economically viable manner. Richlite FSC comes in seven colors with names that reflect natural and historic landmarks near the manufacturing facility in Tacoma, Washington.
Richlite's Recycled line uses recycled material from post-consumer recycled paper. The r50 uses 50% old corrugated cardboard (post consumer waste) and r100 uses 100% recycled FSC-Certified paper.
FSC is a global non-profit organization devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world's forests. FSC sets high standards that ensures forestry is practiced in an environmentally responsible, socially beneficial, and economically viable manner.
The Cascade Mountain Range is the quintessential backdrop of the Pacific Northwest and the inspiration for Richlite Company's new line of layered products. All Richlite materials, including the Cascade collection, are made with either FSC-Certified or post-consumer recycled paper.
In Addition, Richlite products are GREENGUARD certified for indoor use in residential, school and institutional environments and contribute to LEED points.
Rain shadows, nature's rainscreen, form when mountains obstruct the passage of rainfall, causing dryness on the leeward side. Inspired by the summits that form a nationally renowned rain shadow on the edge of the Olympic Mountain Range, Richlite RainShadow™... The natural rain screen is available in four clorors
Richlite® partnered with Smith & Fong Plyboo® to create a layered paper and bamboo surface material. The Earth's surface is composed of diverse layers of rock and soil formed by natural forces that enable life to thrive on the surface. A stratum is a bed of earth with consistent composition naturally laid amid visually distinct layers.
Natural beauty, longevity and sustainability give Richlite Stratum a mark of distinction in the architectural community. It's a versatile building material with character that complements rugged to refined designs from contemporary urban centers to rustic mountain hideaways. Read more about Stratum building material (pdf).