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Bamboo Flooring
Bamboo Flooring
the many environmental and practical benefits of bamboo floors...
Coir Flooring
Coir Flooring
the pros and cons of coir flooring...
Cork Flooring
Cork Flooring
the benefits of cork flooring, a truly sustainable option...
Eco-Friendly Rubber Floor Tiles
Eco-Friendly Rubber Floor Tiles
the benefits of eco-friendly rubber flooring and what to consider when choosing it as a flooring option...
Electric Underfloor Heating: An Alternative Choice?
Electric Underfloor Heating: An Alternative Choice?
Although underfloor heating is desirable and cheap to run it is also expensive and difficult to fit, particularly in an existing house, but electric underfloor heating…...
Is Paper Flooring a Viable Option?
Is Paper Flooring a Viable Option?
Paper doesn’t at first seem like a sensible material to use for a floor covering but a technique invented over a hundred years ago enables it to be spun into a yarn…...
Jute Flooring
Jute Flooring
a summary of jute, its properties and uses and its benefits as an environmentally-friendly flooring....
Non Toxic and Sustainable Flooring Suitable for Children
Non Toxic and Sustainable Flooring Suitable for Children
The search for any ecologically sound, non-toxic and sustainable product can be a confusing nightmare at the best of times, and finding suitable flooring for children…...
Recycling System for Safety Flooring
Recycling System for Safety Flooring
Sheet flooring is notoriously difficult to recycle and safety flooring, with its abrasive aggregate, even more so, but progress is being made....
Re-Using Old Flooring Around the Home
Re-Using Old Flooring Around the Home
There are all sort of ideas for reusing old flooring materials like carpet, lino and vinyl and we have a good selection here to start you off....
Seagrass Flooring
Seagrass Flooring
Seagrass flooring is completely natural and the raw material is farmed in Chinese paddy fields, so apart from the transportation issues it is a very sustainable…...
Sisal Flooring
Sisal Flooring
the advantages of sisal flooring and how to care for it...
Sisool Flooring: a Wool and Sisal Blend
Sisool Flooring: a Wool and Sisal Blend
Blended wool carpet is very popular and sisool is the latest attempt to find a strong natural fibre that can provide a sustainable alternative to the plastic that's…...
Sustainable and Non Slip Flooring for Concrete Based Commercial Property
Sustainable and Non Slip Flooring for Concrete Based Commercial Property
A search for a non-slip finish on a concrete floor in commercial premises that's sustainable or ecologically friendly will not yield too many options at the moment....
Sustainable Bases for Vinyl, Lino and Other Sheet Flooring
Sustainable Bases for Vinyl, Lino and Other Sheet Flooring
If you are laying sheet flooring, like vinyl and lino, and assessing the sustainability of various products, it's important not to forget the supporting base layer....
Using Wool in Flooring
Using Wool in Flooring
Wool carpet got a mention in the Green Carpet article but here we take a more detailed look at its sustainable credentials and tell you what to look out for when…...
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