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MDF Formaldehyde Free Alternatives - Made from Rice Stalks
Healthy indoor air quality

The formaldehyde-free MDF non-toxic alternative made of natural rice-stalks

...Formaldehyde-free MDF made from rice - available at distributors in USA & Canada There is a natural and Formaldehyde-Free alternative to MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) made of rice straw hitting the green building market soon! That’s a reason to breath a sigh of relief (literally and figuratively) since a lot of peo...

custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
Kitchens

Formaldehyde-Free Green Kitchen cabinetry for a Non-toxic Home - Price Comparisons

...formaldehyde-free) product runs about $54. We used around 30 sheets of melamine for this job, so that the increase in the cost of the melamine was $504. One alternative to be considered is also formaldehyde-free plywood - which can be supplied as pre-finished formaldehyde-free plywood with UV cured VOC free laquer . ...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

The Cosentino ECO is a Kitchen countertop made of recycled plates, bottles and mirrors - video

...formaldehyde-free plywood boxes, and that's even before choosing Sustainable kitchen countertops , starting first of all with finding something you like to look at and to work on. But in order to like something, it will have to last. If it ends up with burn marks, cuts and stains, it will quickly lose its appeal and co...

stove hood bathroom fan central vac
Healthy indoor air quality

Removing dust and moisture from homes

...formaldehyde-free plywood then at least the dust produced will be more benign to health. To further protect the air quality in your home, choose formaldehyde free cabinetry materials , and healthy, eco-friendly countertops , healthy zero-vox paints . Read more in the Ecohome building guide, North America's trusted re...

All About Hemp Wood Flooring, How it's Made, Where to Buy?
Flooring and stairs

Natural non-toxic hemp flooring by HempWood & Tennessee Wood Flooring

...formaldehyde-free, zero-VOC durable top coat with an aluminum oxide hardener, so the final product is approximately 25% harder than other hardwood flooring such as hickory or maple. Where to buy hemp flooring, and how much does it cost? The company has long been producing similar eco-friendly flooring using t...

Laneway house by Lanefab Design/Build
Interior design and furnishing

Interior furnishings & decor

...formaldehyde-free cabinets, non-toxic carpets, and sofas without fire-retardants or chemical stain protection. The unfortunate truth is that these products will be harder to find, and more expensive. What we offer here is a reminder and encouragement, not judgment. So do what you can and good luck! 1. The lifecycle...

LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes

...formaldehyde-free solid wood cabinets and zero VOC paints and finishes. Some other features that this home includes are: HEPA filtered air exchanger Low-E fiberglass framed windows In-floor radiant heating Air-to-water heat exchange system as principal heat source Energy usage monitoring system Rainwate...

Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...formaldehyde-free rice stalk MDF boards deserve an honorable mention, maybe rice stalk insulation is something we'll see in the future as well. So, we were interested to find that Gramitherm®, a patented technology that enables the production of natural insulation batts made from meadow grass fibers, has many of the ...

Built to ENDURE: the Net Zero Heat Kenogami House
Efficient home design

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...Formaldehyde-free cabinetry Co² detectors No PVC Coal and UV water filtration Automated moisture control Automated ventilation of hydrogen emissions from PV system batteries Durable: A more sustainable and durable building will last longer, so its embodied energy is stretched ove...

How Much do Sustainable Green Kitchen Countertops Cost?
Kitchens

Pricing green kitchen countertops - there's never been a bigger choice of sustainable kitchen counters

...formaldehyde-free non-toxic green kitchen . Lets hope the trend continues. Now you've learned about how to price the different types of sustainable kitchen countertops, for more help in choosing other types of sustainable & green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen ...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...formaldehyde-free, low-environmental impact, durability and easy maintenance. Tongue and groove wooden boards on the ceiling Laminated wood wall coverings that are resistant to impacts and scratches Purebond® plywood for finishing and cabinetry that is free of urea formaldehyde and other VOCs Chosen Non-Tox...