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Sustainable options for eco-friendly building

Sustainability and the environmental impact of construction are two topics that have become increasingly important in recent years and there’s no reason why self-builders can’t do their bit to help. If you are in the early stages of designing and planning your own property, take a look at these eco-friendly building materials and techniques that […]

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Restored Wetlands Rarely Equal Condition of Original Wetlands

Wetland restoration is a billion-dollar-a-year industry in the United States that aims to create ecosystems similar to those that disappeared over the past century. But a new analysis of restoration projects shows that restored wetlands seldom reach the quality of a natural wetland.

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Why Choose Bamboo Flooring & Screening?

Bamboo fencing is a great alternative to hardwood fencing in many ways. It has grown in popularity amongst homeowners, especially as people become more and more aware of today’s environmental issues. Bamboo is also aesthetically unique as well as extremely durable and tough. Here are a few reasons for choosing bamboo fencing over traditional hardwood […]

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Exotic Ideas for Sustainable Flooring

Maybe you’ve heard about the benefits to the environment that sustainable flooring provides. Bamboo is a popular option because it’s quick to reach harvesting age and is just as durable as many hardwoods. However, you needn’t be limited to bamboo. There are many other exotic options for sustainable flooring that are still suited to green […]

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Sustainable Sisal – Eco-Friendly Sisal Rugs & Flooring

It is important to realize that using sisal rugs in your home or workplace helps to promote sustainability in developing countries.  Likewise, you are providing a healthier environment for yourself and also those around you. For us to begin discussing the benefits of sisal rugs we need to first look at the plant itself, sisal […]

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Bamboo Countertops – The Sustainable Option

Bamboo countertops can be a great choice for anyone who is interested in replacing their current counters with a new, eco friendly option.  There are lots of great reasons to consider bamboo, we’ll go over them all here. Strand woven bamboo countertop What Makes Bamboo Countertops Green? Bamboo has emerged in recent years as a […]

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Bamboo Fencing – Decorative, Durable And Environmentally Friendly

Bamboo fencing is without a doubt the most environmentally friendly fencing choice you can make. But maybe even better is the fact that it’s durable and decorative as well. So, when you think about it, bamboo fencing is really the best fencing alternative. From an environmental standpoint, bamboo stands out as the material of choice. […]

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Environmentally Friendly Materials – Seagrass

For those who are looking for different styles and alternatives to the many popular eco-friendly area rugs that are currently available, you should consider seagrass area rugs. These finely woven area rugs tend to be made from all-natural and imported materials that are both durable and desirable. Seagrass is similar to hemp, harvested from many […]

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The Top 10 Reasons Why Bamboo can Save the Planet

By now, nearly everyone knows that we are depleting the natural resources of the only home that we have at a rate that is well past sustainable. To some extent, we have become inured to alarming reports and ominous warnings about our wasteful ways. Media outlets yammer away about Overpopulation, Global Warming and Deforestation and […]

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