Shopping Green This Holiday Season

For the 2022 holiday season, going green doesn’t refer to that nasty Grinch, it means shopping green. Most all consumers seek added value from ecologically-friendly products, but this is especially true for Gen Z. Savvy shoppers don’t fall for green-washing and dedicated environmentalists do a quick eye-roll when brands advertise their “eco-friendly” line of burgers, … Read more

How To Make Autumn Decorations with Green Materials

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As the leaves change color and fall from the trees, it’s time to start thinking about autumn decorations. Make autumn decorations with green materials and reduce your environmental impact while celebrating the season. Sustainable materials replenish at the same rate or faster than they are consumed, and include renewable resources, recycled materials, and naturally abundant … Read more

How to Clean Bamboo Floors

Just because life is messy doesn’t mean your floors need to be messy too. Most hardwood flooring has a bad rep for having rigorous care requirements. However, bamboo flooring is surprisingly easy to clean, and care doesn’t require special equipment. Here is how to clean bamboo floors so you enjoy their natural beauty for years … Read more

What is the Difference Between Engineered Bamboo Flooring and Solid Bamboo Flooring?

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Are you drawn to the beauty and durability of bamboo flooring but confused by all the types of bamboo flooring available? Fret not! Bamboo flooring breaks down into two major categories: engineered bamboo flooring and solid bamboo flooring. Once you understand the difference between engineered flooring and solid flooring, picking the best flooring for your … Read more

What Makes Bamboo Flooring Eco-Friendly?

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Think wood flooring is bad for the planet? Not all hardwood flooring destroys forests. Bamboo flooring makes a great option for reducing the carbon footprint of your home. What makes bamboo flooring eco-friendly? Here is a quick look at how bamboo is grown, harvested, transformed into flooring, and transported. Easy to Farm When it comes … Read more

Is Bamboo Flooring Good for Light Commercial Applications?

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Bamboo flooring is beautiful and comes in so many finishes and plank widths that it’s a shame to leave it at home when you go to work. But is bamboo flooring good for light commercial applications? Can it stand up to foot traffic? Yes, bamboo flooring is completely at home when installed at work. Here’s … Read more

Creating a Sustainable Indoor Garden

  Small homes and apartments often don’t have space for a garden. In regions with cold weather, composting is more difficult, the types of plants you can grow is limited, and it’s generally just too unpleasant to garden. The good news is that you can still have a green thumb in a small space or … Read more

Figuring Out How Much Bamboo Flooring to Buy

Have you decided to purchase bamboo flooring? Great choice. Bamboo is not only beautiful, but it is durable as heck. It’s also a natural product. While there is a minimal variation from production run to production run, you still want to get your flooring from one production lot and buy a sufficient quantity to finish … Read more

When Is the Best Time to Install Bamboo or Wood Floors?

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Fall is the best time to install bamboo flooring. Like other hardwood flooring, bamboo floors absorb moisture from the environment. While you can install bamboo floors in the Winter, the air is cold and dry. You can install hardwood flooring in the Summer, but the air is hot and humid. In the Fall, temperatures are … Read more

Best Eco-Friendly Wood Types for Sustainable Furniture

Designing your home is no easy task. Especially when you’re looking for furniture that’s just as ethical and sustainable as it is elegant and functional. One of the main aspects that make furniture environmentally friendly is the wood that’s used as raw material. While the sustainability of conventional wooden furniture is still questionable, there are … Read more