Suberra cork countertops are manufactured with postindustrial cork that is compressed with a polyurethane binder during manufacturing to create a smooth, suedelike texture. The counters have antimicrobial properties and are water- and heat-resistant. The cork is made from bark harvested every nine years, giving the trees time to regenerate. ¢ suberra.com

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Suberra cork countertops are manufactured with postindustrial cork that is compressed with a polyurethane binder during manufacturing to create a smooth, suedelike texture. The counters have antimicrobial properties and are water- and heat-resistant. The cork is made from bark harvested every nine years, giving the trees time to regenerate. • suberra.com