Corian Designs have been carefully manufactured to ensure that they are environmentally friendly. These surfaces are renewable meaning that any slight damage or scratches can often be buffed out by yourself. thus minimising the desire or need to replace and dispose of it.
Corian solid surfaces have low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) content, and have proven to be extremely safe as surfacing materials for over 40 years, with minimal impact on indoor air quality.
Corian solid surfaces (the whole range or specific types) have received important independent certification for their environmental performance (such as GreenGuard, NAHB North American Builders Association, Scientific Certification Systems). Their hygienic performance has also been certified by prestigious independent institutions (for example, by NSF International). Corian is also NSF/ANSI Standard 51 Certified for food contact, the highest level, for all food types in commercial food preparation.