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Laminate Kitchen countertops can be beautiful & green too - Counter by Formica
Kitchens

Choosing green kitchen countertops for sustainable homes Including LEED v4 & Passive House PHIUS+ certified

...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’, as most of them still contain a lot of formaldehyde and they aren’t very durable. Maybe the latest generation of laminate countertops for kitchens & bathrooms merits a second...

Vinyl record album
Healthy indoor air quality

Keep vinyl out of your home (albums excluded of course)

...counter tops, shower curtains, exterior siding, windows, the list goes on. We have surrounded ourselves with the stuff. So what can we do? Slowly but surely, remove it from your life. Here are some alternatives: Glass shower doors Choosing healthy and durable flooring materials Choosing green kitchen countert...

Non-toxic, naturally-dyed Easter eggs
Lifestyle and environment

DIY non-toxic & all natural Easter egg dye.

...counter tops and clothing are vulnerable! If your counters or clothes do get stained, try cleaning them with diluted oxygen colour-safe bleach. If you prefer your dyed eggs to have a sheen, wait until they dry completely and then apply vegetable oil. It would take some creative storing, but with enough forethought ...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

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

...kitchen counter. Emmanuel Cosgrove explains all about his choice of counter in the video below for Edelweiss, if looking for a more budget-conscious choice of counter, maybe the latest generation of laminate countertops for kitchens & bathrooms merits a second look when building or renovating sustainably for a greener ...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...counters now and still get that last crucial LEED point. For more on how to build healthy kitchens , Choosing eco-friendly and healthy countops and all about sustainable home construction, check out the Ecohome Green building guide, North America's trusted resource on green home building

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, ...

custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
Kitchens

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

...Countertops Handles (chosen and purchased later by client) Tiling Removal of original kitchen The summary to all these numbers for a beautiful green kitchen is: Formaldehyde-free Green kitchen cabinets should not cost more than 10 or 12% more than a kitchen made of standard and probably toxic products. If y...

How Much do Sustainable Green Kitchen Countertops Cost?
Kitchens

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

...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 renovations or sustainable green b...

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...kitchen renovations and interior air quality in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages

Hemp fibreboard and Hemp insulation - the Green Building choice
Wood and organic materials

Hemp building supplies

...counter tops. Coreboard is manufactured in the Unites States and Canada. Read more about Hemp Insulation products here in the EcoHome Green Building Guides