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    Marmoleum Flooring

    November 30, 11:55 PM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    Marmoleum floorcoverings, available in sheets or tiles, are made from natural flax, rosins, wood flour, and are backed with jute. They are warm and comfortable, 100% biodegradeable. Healthy to produce and install, they'll remain so during their useful

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    New York WasteMatch Materials Exchange

    November 30, 1:14 PM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    What to do with a massive pile of cardboard boxes you've got lying around at work? If you're in New York and the nearest child isn't interested in building a spaceship or fort, put your waste up on WasteMatch's materials exchange and someone

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    Hemcore: Manufacturers of Hemp Fiber and Animal Bedding

    November 26, 3:20 PM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    Though some of you may be horse people, we know that TH is an unlikely place to find a blurb about animal bedding. Still, Hemcore is such an excellent example of how hemp can be used that we couldn't pass it up... Hemcore Horse Bedding is made from the

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    Livingreen Agriboards made from Natural Fibers

    November 25, 10:08 AM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    Have a hankering for some green DIY? Try Livingreen’s agriboards. They’re made from natural fibers like wheat, sunflower seeds, or rice have a much richer texture than particle board, so you might even use them in areas where they’re visible. Though the

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    Livingreen Surfaces & Flooring

    November 18, 10:08 AM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    Recycled glass tiles are only the start of Livingreen’s line of surfaces. Their Vetrazzo countertop and bathroom surface uses more than 80% recycled glass waste – made with a process that allows reuse of normally unrecyclable tempered glass, even old

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    Kirei Sorghum Board

    November 16, 7:48 AM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    Now we've been pushing up the profile of bamboo a bit on this site. With good reason, of course. But we wouldn't want you to think that we were grassist. We like other stalky stuff, as well. A recent arrival on the design scene is sorghum. A residual

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    PV-TV Exterior Building Panels

    October 28, 4:59 PM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    Developed last year by the Tokyo-based MSK Corporation in conjunction with chemical company Kaneka and Japanese architecture firm Taiyo Industries, PV-TV is an amorphous silicon technology that can act as glazing, a solar panel, and even a video display

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    Building the Green Roof

    October 27, 11:54 PM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    Green roofs: they’re not just for hobbits anymore. In fact, they’re beginning to make to their way across the Atlantic from Europe, and one of the places that could use them most is the East Coast... That’s because planted roofs—usually made up of hardy,

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    Metro Paint

    October 11, 2:08 PM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    How cool is this? The regional government of Portland, Ore. is responsible for the area’s waste disposal. As part of their goal to recycle as much as possible, these west-coast brainiacs built a top-notch paint-recycling facility. Collected paint is

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    Globus Cork Flooring

    October 3, 8:56 AM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    No trees were harmed in making this floor. Since cork is harvested only from the bark of cork oak trees every 9 years, it is a renewable resource. And Globus only uses water-based, solvent-free pigments, adhesives, and varnishes. Plus, its soft and sort

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    Crate&Barrel; "Kona" Coconut Wood Rug

    September 30, 1:40 PM by TreeHugger in Green Architecture

    It's good news when big business provides the masses with green products. Crate&Barrel;'s Kona rug is made from links of coconut wood (aka palmwood) harvested from trees that no longer bear fruit. $49-599 at

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