Bambu is a Portland-based company that produces a range of beautifully designed, sustainable home products. And don’t be fooled by the name – although some of their items are, in fact, made from bamboo, it’s their line of cork homegoods that really caught our eye.
Cork countertops are both eco-friendly and stylish. So what if you could enjoy a cork countertop without the waste and expense of removing your old counter? SoyTuf has the solution, a do-it-yourself cork countertop refinishing system called ReCork.
If you need to use disposable dinnerware for a party or BBQ, please skip the plastic and styrofoam. Leafware biodegradable plates and bowls are a stylish and environmentally friendly alternative, made entirely from natural palm leaves.
EcoTop is an innovative composite material for countertops and work surfaces, made from recycled paper and renewable bamboo. The FSC-certified material was developed by KlipTech’s Joel Klippert, who was the driving force behind PaperStone before moving on to introduce EcoTop.
Grillworks wood grills are natural-wood-burning shrines to open-flame gourmet cooking, with features (and a price tag) to match.
Benetti Stone Philosophy, an Italian home design firm, is offering a unique and environmentally friendly option for tiling surfaces. Called “IvoryDream”, the material is durable and attractive, and comes entirely from tropical palm trees.
Bioshield is a natural wood countertop finish perfect for butcher-block surfaces, as well as other types of wood and bamboo surfaces. Bioshield is made from various natural wood oils, and is safe to use on food preparation surfaces.
We love stories. And we love items that have a story behind them, which is especially true when they used to be something else. From home decorations to jewelry, from office supplies to luggage, here are some of our favorite upcycled gifts for your eco-conscious friends and family.
Cork flooring is, quite simply, a fantastic building material. It’s a quickly renewable and naturally durable surface that offers excellent thermal/acoustic insulation. Now Suberra is offering recycled cork work surfaces that bring the performance of cork up to countertop level.
Produced in Finland, Durat is a polyester-based material for recycled solid surface countertops and work surfaces. It contains roughly 30% recycled post-industrial waste, and is itself 100% recyclable. Durat is extremely durable and resistant to many common chemicals; any surface scuffs can be removed with an light sanding, and the material can be cut and […]
The kitchen is the heart of a modern home, so we’ve selected some of the best environmentally friendly kitchen- and food-related gift ideas. Read on for some holiday inspiration.