Floor & Wall

Picking out eco friendly flooring can be really fun because there are so many gorgeous, unique options: reclaimed wood, cork, bamboo, recycled rubber, wool carpet, etc. But, equally as important is considering what’s underneath. There’s a subfloor, which is typically pressed wood that emits toxic VOCs. Then there’s an underlayment — sound dampener under hard flooring and padding under carpet – that can contain toxic flame retardants. And you also have to consider adhesives and finishes.

Eco friendly walls are a little simpler. Standard sheetrock doesn’t pose any health issues, but there are options that are more eco-friendly – like those made from recycled materials or plant fibers. Next, you have to consider joint compound and in the case of this product, you do need to consider toxic chemicals and health impacts. Finally – what goes on top? Choose from non-toxic paints and finishes, natural plasters, plant fiber wall-coverings, and more.

Tesoro Woods Sustainable Flooring

Tesoro Woods is a certified advocate of sourcing sustainable materials and using eco-friendly, low- VOC finishes and glues to minimize the impact on indoor air quality and health.

Product Showcase: Eco-Friendly Flooring

Actually, there are so many eco-friendly flooring choices available now that you may have a hard time sifting through all of the myriad choices that are out there. We wanted to make things a little easier for you, so we found fourteen of our absolute favorite environmentally friendly flooring products and put them into this handy product showcase: eco-friendly flooring.

mywoodwall Sustainably Sourced Wood Wallcoverings

Mywoodwall is a fast and easy-to-install wood wall paneling system, made from 100% sustainable sources. Just ‘Peel and Press’ to create a feature wall from any bare surface or add stylish highlights to any room.

eco stucco Natural Mineral Artisan Plasters

Once applied, EcoStucco naturally hardens and strengthens to convert its own chemistry into calcium carbonate (limestone), ensuring long lasting protection to any structure and in all conditions.

Yolo Colorhouse Paint

In 2005, Colorhouse was founded by artists who were looking for a premium paint that was safer for them and our planet. Their low odor paints have superior coverage and contain no VOCs (volatile organic compounds), no reproductive toxins, no chemical solvents, and no toxic fumes/HAPs-free.

Kirei USA Sustainable Bamboo and Wood Substitutes

Since 2003 Kirei has been dedicated to providing beautiful, sustainable, functional design materials to help innovative interior designers and architects design elegant, creative interiors. Kirei’s goal is continual introduction of new materials for you to design with, while improving business practices to be as sustainable as possible.

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