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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

...MDF alternatives with no VOCs Environmental benefits of rice straw MDF Rice straw MDF is produced from an agricultural waste product that currently has ve...

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...alternative living arrangements: This is not always possible, but if you can stay away for at least the worst parts of the job, that can help. Seal off work a...

Interior solid pine door
Doors and trim

Interior finishing

...MDF alternative boards that contain no formaldehyde and are Zero VOC! Jointed pine Pros: It uses post-industrial material, and contains no harmful glues. ...

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

Hemp building supplies

...alternative, most forms of sheet stock such as OSB (oriented strand board), MDF (medium density fibreboard, particle board and plywood will contain formaldehyde...

Healthy indoor air quality

The impact of ambient fragrances on our health

...MDF, melamine). Read more about this in our guide . Spraying a cloud of blurry information: There is a very long list of companies creating such fragrances;...

custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks

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

...MDF or Plywood: These are by far the most commonly used material for the 'carcasses' or the cabinet boxes themselves that go into a kitchen. Generally, white me...

Which wood is best for framing timber frame construction in homes?
Wall assemblies - new construction

Lumber choices for wood frame construction - choosing timber for framing & building homes

...alternatives to MDF are becoming available, such as formaldehyde-free MDF made from rice husks. Timber for Exterior Siding & Finishing of Homes Pros of Wo...