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Formaldehyde Free Bamboo Flooring

All Ambient T&G floors are urea formaldehyde free (NAUF - No Added Urea Formaldehyde) and are harvested from FSC certified or well managed forests. All of our floors and plywood also meet the CARB Phase 2 indoor air standard, which is the most strict in the world.

Ultra Low VOC Bamboo Flooring
  • Strand Bamboo T&G

  • MR6, MR7*, IEQ 4.4
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  • Strand Eucalyptus T&G

  • MR6, MR7*, IEQ 4.4
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  • Click-Lock HDF

  • MR6, MR7*
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  • Classic T&G

  • MR6, MR7*
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Tick IconAmbient Bamboo meets this standard
*   Available by special order
Bamboo Flooring Test Results Formaldehyde Off Gassing


Ecofriendliness of Ambient Bamboo Company
LEED credits for flooring:
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Ambient bamboo flooring contributes to the following LEED credits:

(MR) 6: Materials & Resources credit for Rapidly Renewable Resources

(MR) 7: Materials & Resources Certified Wood
(This LEED-certified flooring is available by special order - please contact us for information.)

(IEQ) 4.4:Indoor Environmental Quality credit for Low-Emitting Materials
 
LEED® credits for adhesive and membrane:
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(IEQ) 4.1: Indoor Environmental Quality credit for Low-Emitting Adhesives
 
 
VOC Levels
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Formaldehyde is found in many products including furniture, automobiles, plastics, carpeting and most clothing. Extreme levels can cause health issues. We voluntarily lab test all of our products for formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to make sure they are safe for you and your family. If you would like copies of our formaldehyde and VOC testing results, please contact us.


FSC
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The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), an independent, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world's forests. FSC Pure certification means that the highest social and environmental criteria are followed when harvesting bamboo.
 
USGBC
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We are also members of the U.S. Green Building Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable building design and construction. USGBC developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) building rating system to promote green building practices. All Ambient bamboo flooring products contribute to LEED credits.

  • CARB Phases 1 & 2 - The California Air Resources Board has set strict emissions and indoor air quality standards. Phase 1 went into effect in 2009, and Phase 2 went into effect in 2011. Ambient bamboo flooring qualifies under both Phase 1 and Phase 2 standards for extremely low formaldehyde levels (under 0.05 ppm for Phase 2) in our products.

  • OSHA Air Quality Standards - Ambient bamboo flooring also exceeds the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards regarding indoor air quality of less than 0.30 ppm of formaldehyde.

  • E1 & E0 - Our bamboo flooring exceeds the European indoor air quality standards E1 and E0, with formaldehyde emissions of "effectively zero."

  • ISO 14001 - Our factory meets the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 environmental management standards. This means we identify and control the environmental impact of our activities, products and services; we are committed to continually improving our environmental performance; and we have implemented a systematic approach to setting and achieving environmental objectives and targets.

  • ISO 9001 - Our factory meets the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 requirements, representing global quality standards for consistently producing products that satisfy customers' expectations.

 
We not only sell eco-friendly products, we also try to get our products from our warehouses to you in an environmentally friendly way

Shipping: We strongly encourage you to reuse or recycle our shipping products to the greatest extent possible.


Packing peanuts: We use packing FDA-approved peanuts made of organic cornstarch. They decompose in water leaving no toxic waste.


Stretch wrap: Our pallets are wrapped in stretch wrap made of 3% post-industry recycled content.


Boxes: Our shipping boxes are biodegradable and are made of 35% recycled material. If they are in good condition, we reuse them whenever possible.


Corrugated packing material: All of our corrugated packing material is made of 100% recycled content and is completely recyclable.


Sample boxes and envelopes: Our sample boxes and envelopes are manufactured using environmentally-friendly methods and are entirely recyclable.





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