Those who incorporate bamboo flooring into their home will reap many benefits, all while promoting eco-friendly lifestyles.
Choosing flooring for a space doesn’t always have to steer you in the direction of harsh chemicals and synthetic materials.
You can feel good about yourself and honor the planet by going minimalist in your kitchen in terms of tools and ingredients.
The fact that the so-called “tonewoods” that guitar makers have relied on for almost two centuries are now harder and harder to come by has left guitar makers scrambling to support replanting efforts in far flung locales and looking for sustainable alternatives that still imbue their instruments with pleasing tonal characteristics and eye-catching good looks…
The next frontier in greening your lifestyle might just be your closet. Do you know where your fabrics are from and who was exploited to make them for you?
Bamboo is used for everything from lightweight bikes, to flooring, furniture & fishing rods. But is it really as eco-friendly as its manufacturers’ claim?
E’s Green Home Picks: Clean and Relax Toss Clothes in the Bamboo Hamper, Hook up the Air Purifying Bag and Rest Easy in a Forest-Friendly Chaise Lounge
READY TO LOUNGE Get ready for warmer weather with the Regatta Chaise Lounge ($1,099) from Crate & Barrel, handcrafted from Forest Stewardship Council-certified teak that will weather to a flattering gray. It comes with a fade- and mildew-resistant white cushion. Crateandbarrel.com SORT IT OUT This Bamboo Wicker Corner Hamper ($30.99) fits neatly in a corner, […]
Good Cooking: Green Kitchen Renovation Pays Dividends Retrofitting Your Kitchen With Green Products & Appliances Makes Financial & Environmental Sense
When lifelong environmentalists Kim Wells and Bob Scheulen set out to renovate their kitchen in Seattle, they wanted to be both “green and sensible”…
New Life for Old Floors: Alternative Materials Add Character to Home Designs. Have you considered wood, cork, linoleum or bamboo?