Eco-Friendly Modular Flooring: FLOR Carpet Tiles

Eco-Friendly Modular Flooring: FLOR Carpet Tiles

Homeowners love the warmth, comfort and quiet of carpeted floors. Unfortunately, traditional carpets can contain nasty chemicals like VOCs (volatile organic compounds), and their resource-intensive manufacturing process can be extremely wasteful. FLOR carpet tiles aim to change all that, offering high-performance flooring with an emphasis on sustainability all the way from its design to disposal.

Deconstruction + Reclaimed Building Materials: EcoBuilding Bargains

Deconstruction + Reclaimed Building Materials: EcoBuilding Bargains

Traditional demolition can be extremely wasteful, so we’re a huge fan of deconstruction to preserve reusable materials. Massachusetts-based EcoBuilding Bargains is a unique business that cuts construction waste and saves money for customers, by offering both deconstruction services and a retail outlet for all those reclaimed building materials.

PolyWhey: Natural, Low VOC, Water-Based Polyurethane Wood Finish

Low VOC, Water-Based Polyurethane Wood Finish: PolyWhey

A high-quality polyurethane finish is the key to preserving wood furniture and floors. Unfortunately, traditional petroleum-based products (and even many water-based finishes) contain some pretty nasty chemicals. Produced in Vermont using whey protein from the dairy industry, PolyWhey is a natural, safe, and durable alternative to these toxic finishes.