Healthy paints / Guides

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Healthy indoor air quality

Removing dust and moisture from homes

...healthy, eco-friendly countertops , healthy zero-vox paints . Read more in the Ecohome building guide, North America's trusted resource for green home building ...

DIY Natural Earth Pigment Paint, Making it at Home is Easy
Healthy indoor air quality

DIY recipe for natural healthy paint

...healthy No VOC paints and finishes, you're in the right place! If you’ve ever stepped inside a natural building or a home with natural paints or plasters, you c...

Painting with zero VOC paint from Benjamin Moore
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

Choosing safe paints

...paints, replacing them with solvent-free or water-based paints. The move towards safe paint has led to a noticeable improvement in indoor air quality since th...

Green cleaning products
Healthy indoor air quality

6 easy steps to detoxify your home

...healthy homes and safe indoor air quality such as choosing safe paints , how to make your own natural paint , non-toxic and natural wood finishing oil , living ...

Sustainably built Prefabricated Tiny houses from FabCab
Tiny house

Tiny Houses: The FabCab prefabricated building WA

...Healthy indoor air quality: Low VOC paints and finishes are used throughout the cabins. Water efficiency: Water efficient plumbing fixtures Optional cistern...

Non-toxic food safe wood finishing oil for counters, floors, decks and toys
Healthy indoor air quality

Naturally made non-toxic wood finishing oil

...healthy product. "In our natural wood finishes we use a mixture of cold-pressed linseed oil and natural resins, such as damar, beeswax and carnauba, instead o...

LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes

...healthy home as well. Indoor contaminants were kept to a minimum by installing formaldehyde-free solid wood cabinets and zero VOC paints and finishes. Some ot...

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Kitchens

Waste management: compost and recycling

...healthy, you will need to ensure that its composition is varied and mixed. You also need to choose an effective compost bin, taking into account pesky local cri...

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

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

...healthy alternative to MDF boards Fun fact about rice - and the reason why rice MDF is a healthier alternative - because the internal and natural mold resista...

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

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...healthy interior living environment, safe from harmful contaminants D - Durable - a home built to last spreads its ecological footprint over a longer period o...

Lifestyle and environment

Resources and getting started

...healthy, high performance home, the best investment you can make is taking the time to do your research. This is a growth industry, so products and techniques c...