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Get the Facts on Formaldehyde in Bamboo Flooring

March 28th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

Bamboo is an excellent green building material. It’s fast growing, sustainable, and really beautiful. Bamboo floors are a wonderful choice when renovating or building new. But even these sustainable floors contain a bit of formaldehyde. Learn what standards to look for when purchasing and how to ensure you are not exposed to the chemical.

Cork Flooring Design Winner Announced

April 21st, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Globus Cork has announced the winner of its 1st Annual Globus Cork Floor Design Competition. Ms. Carlotta Valsecchi, a student at [&hellip

NewWood Manufacturing Offers Diverse Palette of Sustainable Recycled Products

January 20th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

A good line of green composite building products can be found through Elma, WA-based NewWood Manufacturing. The company’s innovative composite panels provide a glowing example of putting waste and scrap to good use. Panels are made using 50 percent recycled plastic and 50 percent recycled wood

Beetle Killed Pine as a Resource

January 19th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Today, from expansive stands of dead pine forests a number of good uses for the harvest of these dead trees have been developed, ranging from furniture to flooring and firewood. This prematurely dead wood has a beautiful quality, which some woodworkers use in building gallery quality furnishings.

Green Kitchens on a Budget

May 29th, 2008 | by Joel Bittle

Remodeling a kitchen is an expensive process, and those who seek environmentally friendly products but are operating under a tight [&hellip

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