Quiz: Picking the Right Green Kitchen Option
What do you really know about your options for remodeling your kitchen for sustainability? Find out how much when you take our Fact or Fiction: Green Kitchen Construction Materials quiz.
Renovating your kitchen to go green will clean out your bank account.
Glass countertops are not environmentally friendly because glass is a non-recyclable resource.
If the label on your paint can says it doesn't contain harmful chemicals, believe it.
The government isn't doing much to encourage green building.
Replacing kitchen light bulbs with CFL bulbs will result in immediate, noticeable savings.
Recycled fibers look cheap and fake when used as cabinets or flooring.
Bamboo regenerates itself, thus providing a sustainable building resource.
Your kitchen can't generate solar power unless you install panels in the windows, roof or lawn.
Building with green construction materials pays off.
Replacing kitchen flooring will take about a week.
Adding a plant to your kitchen is considered green remodeling.
Recycling glass is so expensive, some states don't do it.
Bamboo flooring and cabinets have a lifespan of 30 to 50 years.
At least seven eco-friendly countertop construction materials exist on the market today.
Soap is either green or not.
Wall paper is greener than paint.
That abandoned barn on the farm up the road has nothing to do with your kitchen plans.
Going green is an excuse to spend money with no real benefits.
Unless you remodel your kitchen, it can't be green.