Paints & Coatings

A Tête-à-Tête With Women Leaders In Sustainability

A Tête-à-Tête With Women Leaders In Sustainability

With gender equality listed as one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we’re highlighting women leaders in sustainability who are ushering in a new era of green. Meet the women who are blazing a trail toward a healthier future through recycling paint, ecological planning and building, and helping businesses contain their environmental footprint.

What You Need to Know About VOC’s in Paints

What You Need to Know About VOC’s in Paints

VOCs became an issue several years ago when studies showed that smog and air pollution were not exclusively caused by cars and factories, but to a large extent by chemicals off-gassing from homes. This became particularly relevant when EPA studies showed that levels of VOCs in the home were 3-5 times higher than even outdoor air in a polluted city.

eco stucco Natural Mineral Artisan Plasters

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

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.

ECOS Paints and Finishes

ECOS Paints and Finishes

ECOS Paints make everything from wall and trim paints to stains and varnishes, as well as innovative products like MDF Passivating Primer, EMR Shielding Paint, and Air Purifying Paint that adsorbs up to 98% of VOCs.

Why You Can’t Always Trust a Zero-VOC Paint Label

Why You Can’t Always Trust a Zero-VOC Paint Label

it’s no wonder that when most people see “zero-VOC” on a paint label, they assume it means there are no VOCs. Zilch. Zip. None. In actuality, that’s not what it means at all – at least not most of the time. Here are the facts about VOCs and why you can’t always trust a zero-VOC paint label.

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