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Read below to find out more about how flooring companies are going green every day by committing to sustainability.

Marmoleum

MarmoleumMarmoleum is a natural product made primarily from renewable resources, including linseed oil, wood flour and pine rosins. Marmoleum is ideal for people with allergies and asthma and has been awarded the “asthma & allergy friendly” certification mark. www.forbo.com click-graphic2


 

How carpet has become green

GREEN_LABEL_PLUS_DIN_med Carpet manufactures are now required to add an assessment of $.25 per square yard of carpet sold as defined by California Assembly Bill #2398. The revenue collected helps to fund improvements in landfill diversion and recycling of post-consumer carpet.

Green Label Plus designation meet or exceed California’s indoor quality standards for low-emitting products used in residential as well as commercial setting such as schools and office buildings.

All carpeting manufactures are committed to sustainability.

Some of the various ways to accomplish this is through using solar power, using less water in the color dying process, using recycled product for carpet backing and padding.



 

Eco-Friendly Hardwood

Manufactures of hardwood floors in the 21st century use third-party U.S. independent testing agencies to verify compliance with air quality control and other areas related to responsible forestry. Some common certifications are: Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), FloorScore, Cradle to Cradle, GreenGuard, and NWFA verified. Visit our showroom to view samples of eco-friendly hardwood floor samples. See our “Hardwood ” section to discover which hardwood floor brands we offer. gren