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Are Laminate Countertops Good for Sustainable Green Counters in Homes?
Interiors

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...tops under the Formica brand. Finding sustainable green laminate kitchen & bathroom countertops The definition of an eco-friendly counter top or a green kitchen countertop will vary from person to person depending on what exactly you are looking for. That could mean it is made with sustainably harvested materials, ...

Kitchen and Bathroom design tips
Kitchens

Design ideas for durable kitchens and bathrooms

...Kitchen Counter Options for Sustainable Green Homes would be those that are resistant to heat, moisture and cuts from knives. Moisture damage from improperly vented kitchens and bathrooms can lead to rot and mold, affecting air quality and forcing costly repairs. Venting kitchen fumes to the exterior will also reduce...

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?

...kitchen countertops made entirely of minerals without the addition of chemical agents Plywood boxes made from soybean glue without urea formaldehyde (VOC) Wood cabinet doors are zero-VOC and are covered with anti-stain laminate ENERGY STAR® Appliances Chosen Non-Toxic Kitchen Materials Brands : Cosentino ki...

Disposing of household waste properly - recycling, garbage & toxic materials
Kitchens

Waste management: compost and recycling

...kitchen waste: If you are designing or remodelling a kitchen, plan in advance how you will sort your compost and recycle bins. Some kitchen design companies offer sorting containers built right into their counters. You can also opt for a homemade design and convert a vacant space in the kitchen into a waste collectio...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...kitchen countertops made entirely of minerals without the addition of chemical agents Plywood boxes made from soybean glue without urea formaldehyde (VOC) Wood cabinet doors are zero-VOC and are covered with anti-stain laminate ENERGY STAR® Appliances Chosen Non-Toxic Kitchen Materials Brands : Cosentino ki...

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop

...top-up a swimming pool. Calculation for water savings when recycling gray water with a Hydraloop system What can recycled gray water be used for? First, we should distinguish what graywater or grey water is. Graywater refers to waste water from showers, bathroom sinks and laundry, but not kitchen sinks or toi...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

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

...countertops for kitchens & bathrooms merits a second look when building or renovating sustainably for a greener home, see here for details . Now you've learned about the sustainable ECO countertop from Cosentino, for more help in choosing other types of sustainable & green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , c...

Eco-friendly & Healthy Flooring is best for Green Homes
Flooring and stairs

Eco-Friendly Flooring material options for Green-Homes

...counters: Slate bathroom counter and flooring © Ecohome Slate is a natural stone, extracted from what was the bottom of ancient oceans, and can commonly be found from Quebec to Newfoundland. Finished floors generally have widely varying colours and texture. See our Natural Slate tile installation video building...

custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
Kitchens

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

...kitchen and a much less toxic one, showing that going green no longer comes with the financial sacrifice it used to. What makes kitchen cabinets green? Countertops aside (and we suggest you consider making a Green Countertop choice here too - ISO 14044, Greenguard and USGBC LEED points qualifying is a great idea), ...