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custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
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Formaldehyde-Free Green Kitchen cabinetry for a Non-toxic Home - Price Comparisons

Kitchen cabinets can off-gas formaldehyde and countless other chemicals for years after they have been installed. Here is a price comparison of some Green Kitchen cabinet choices for better indoor air quality (IAQ)… Green kitchen cabinets - why does it matter? To improve the air quality of your home, that's why! “Indo…

Laminate Kitchen countertops can be beautiful & green too - Counter by Formica
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Choosing green kitchen countertops for sustainable homes Including LEED v4 & Passive House PHIUS+ certified

Kitchen counter alternatives to pressed wood: composite paper, aluminum, recycled porcelain, glass and quartz. Here is a look at their durability and cost… The most common kitchen counters you will find in homes are traditional laminate countertops. And they certainly live up to the adage ‘you get what you pay for’, a…

Disposing of old batteries
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Waste management: compost and recycling

How to sort and dispose of household waste responsibly – food waste, paper, glass, paints, solvents, batteries, etc.… here is where to send stuff so it does the least harm…   Curbside pickup of garbage, compost and recycling: To facilitate recycling and waste management, first determine just what services are availabl…

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
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The Cosentino ECO is a Kitchen countertop made of recycled plates, bottles and mirrors - video

The ECO brand Kitchen counter from Cosentino is part of the quartz family but is made with 75% recycled materials for Sustainability & hard wearing properties … Healthier Kitchen Components - Countertops If you're into healthy Green Homes like we are here at EcoHome, there's a lot to think about when choosing a health…

How Much do Sustainable Green Kitchen Countertops Cost?
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Pricing green kitchen countertops - there's never been a bigger choice of sustainable kitchen counters

Make an informed decision when picking kitchen counters - think about cost, but also durability, and how your choice of materials will affect your health… How to price a sustainable kitchen countertop? As a professional cabinetmaker, I have often been asked how much a kitchen costs. There is no accurate answer of cour…

Cambrian Black Granite
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Granite counter tops

Granite makes for great counters, but for the most part Canadian granite has a pretty consistent colour, which doesn't leave a lot of wiggle room for design. The discovery of Cambrian Black granite in Saguenay,Quebec means there is a little variety availa… There are substantial environmental impacts that come with shi…

Kitchen and Bathroom design tips
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Design ideas for durable kitchens and bathrooms

Kitchen and bathroom design can have a significant impact on your energy and water consumption, as well as the durability and air quality of your home… Water and moisture wreak havoc on homes, affecting function, durability and our health. Given that kitchens and bathrooms are the main source of humidity, we need to p…