Formica Laminates

Credit: Formica Corporation

What makes this product green?

  • Post-consumer recycled content
  • Certified wood
  • Pre-consumer recycled content


Formica manufactures recycled-content, FSCNonprofit organization that promotes forestry practices that are sustainable from environmental and social standpoints; FSC certification on a wood product is an indicator that the wood came from a well-managed forest.-certified laminate surfacing that is GreenguardThird-party certification program that identifies building products and materials which produce relatively low levels of emissions. GreenGuard is administered by the nonprofit GreenGuard Environmental Institute (GEI). Other GEI programs include the Children & Schools standard, which addresses emission standards for educational facilities, and the GreenGuard for Building Construction Program, a mold risk-reduction program that certifies the design, construction, and ongoing operations of new multifamily and commercial properties. Children & Schools certified for indoor air quality. The recycled content is a mixture of pre- and post-consumer and ranges from 3%–15%, depending on the line. The laminates are available in over 200 colors and patterns, range in thickness from 0.024"–0.053", depending on the grade, range in width from 36"–60" and length from 96"–144". Formica laminates come with a one-year warranty.

Additional Info


  • California Section 01350
  • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
  • UL Greenguard Gold

Manufacturer Information

Formica Corporation
10155 Reading Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45241
Toll-free: 800-367-6422

Listed in: Countertops