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Ikea - Just How Sustainable is the Swedish Big-Box Furniture Retailer?
Products and Materials

Ikea Sustainability and their new Sell-Back Program

...wood finishing oil FSC certified wood products from IKEA Another little fact we like is that Ikea sources wood from sustainably managed FSC Certified fore...

Living Building Challenge
Health

One of the greenest homes on Earth is taking the Living Building Challenge in Alberta Canada - The Confluence

...choosing sustainable and healthy building materials along with energy efficient home design. Find more pages about sustainable construction and how to reduce ...

Building with ICF in California Wildfire Zone - Habitat for Humanity
Products and Materials

Habitat for Humanity - building durable homes in California wildfire zones from ICF

...sustainable construction ... Find more pages about sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : Compare the carbon footprint of wood v ste...

CarbonCure low carbon footprint ready mix concrete
Products and Materials

Two startups cutting emissions from the use of concrete have won the $20 million Carbon Xprize.

...sustainable construction ... Find more pages about sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : Compare the carbon footprint of wood v ste...

Greenwashing - CMA Launches a New Investigation to Recognize it and Stop It
Products and Materials

The UK Competition and Markets Authority is investigating "Greenwashing" of Products - Good!

...sustainable products available in the marketplace . Learn more about choosing eco-friendly building materials , building with recyled wood , and other...

Why Recycling Plastics Needs Legislation to be Effective
Health

Microplastics in drinking water : ‘It’s like eating a credit card every week’

...choosing truly sustainable building materials and reducing construction waste on a path to substantially reducing the environmental impact of humans and their b...

Home Energy labeling, Impact of Mandatory labels on Real Estate prices US Canada
Real estate

The North American Property market faces a ticking timebomb - Mandatory energy labeling - and here's what to do about it

...choosing sustainable and healthy building materials in the pages below and in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages . How to design a home for thermal co...

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Architecture

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...wood, our climate would thank us, or at least it may punish us less. Lots of 6 storey wooden buildings are popping up, occasionally one a bit taller like an 1...