Beautiful Floor – Sustainable Floor


Besides being good for the environment, green flooring is very very good for you. Green Flooring is made from eco- friendly materials, is usually sustainable and undergoes production and installation which is not harmful to the environment.

First let’s take a look at the benefits of choosing eco-friendly flooring:

No toxic substances

Green flooring does not emit toxic and harmful substances that might harm the health of people and the environment. The material itself and the installation process are very eco-friendly to ensure that no volatile organic compounds or VOCs are released into your environment.


Examples of green flooring materials which are hypoallergenic include Marmoleum, Cork, and Bamboo. Since these materials don’t attract dust, dirt, pollen, dander and other allergens, people with these types of green flooring are safe from allergy attacks and other respiratory problems that may arise.


Since green flooring materials are 100% natural, they are also biodegradable which means that in terms of waste management, these materials will be disposed of in an eco-friendly way compared to synthetic flooring materials. Green flooring is also highly recyclable. You can re-use your green floors or turn them over to recycling centers.

Value for your investment

Compared to other flooring materials, you get more value for your investment when you choose green flooring. Green flooring lasts longer which will lower your flooring expenses. Green flooring is also easy to clean and maintain which means that you won’t be spending a lot of money for maintaining the quality of your floors.

Improved air quality

Regular flooring emits strong levels of VOC, which many people are sensitive to. Green flooring does not emit any harmful fumes, scents, or odors. Also, green flooring has the ability to improve your indoor air quality. There are no chemicals, dyes, synthetic products used in 100% green flooring products.

A Sustainable Resources

Most green flooring materials are harvested from well-managed forests which means that these forests are governed by strict state laws when it comes to deforestation. Not all forests can be harvested and specific areas are delegated for harvesting flooring materials.

The majority of the green flooring materials’ sources are very sustainable which means that they won’t be depleted. For example, bamboo grows at a fairly quick rate compared to other materials and cork is harvested from the Cork Oak tree’s bark which will regenerate over time.


Some hardwood flooring products sometimes contain formaldehyde resins. Formaldehyde is a colorless, pungent-smelling gas that can cause (in extreme forms) your eyes to water, burning sensations in the throat, nausea, and difficulty in breathing. High concentrations may trigger attacks in people with asthma. There is evidence that some people can develop a sensitivity to formaldehyde.

Take a look at all the choices!

Reclaimed Wooden Floors

Besides being good for the environment, green flooring is very very good for you. Green Flooring is made from eco- friendly materials, is usually sustainable and undergoes production and installation which is not harmful to the environment.

Cork Flooring

Cork is now available in a wide variety of colors and patterns. It is an excellent choice where softer more comfortable flooring is wanted and has the bonus of being an excellent noise absorber too!

Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo is a unique sustainable product for flooring as it has a tremendous rate of growth and can be used as an alternative to wood flooring. This eco friendly flooring is hard and durable as well as being so nice to look at.

Available in a wide variety of patterns and colors!


Did you know that linoleum flooring is eco friendly flooring? Before vinyl flooring was produced, most homes had linoleum floors in the kitchen. Unlike vinyl, linoleum flooring is biodegradeable and a good eco friendly choice for your floors.

Recycled Metal Flooring

Recycled metal flooring is most often used to create an ultra modern look and can be used for the entire floor space or as an accent. Available in many finishes, colors and sizes.

Sustainable Wooden Flooring

Sustainable wood flooring comes from trees that are grown using certified sustainable farming and harvesting practices. A responsible way to add the timeless beauty of wood flooring into your home.

Eco Friendly Carpet

Carpet has been going out of favor in the past few decades but is now making a come-back in an environmentally conscious way. Choose from organic wool and cotton blends to carpets made from recycled goods.

As an added bonus, these are all relatively easy to maintain. No vacuum cleaner required here! They are also good choices for allergy sufferers. With bamboo, hardwoods, and cork, there is no place for pet dander, pollens, mold, mildew, dust, etc. to hide.

Compare this to the nooks and crannies you get with carpets, and you’ll see why more and more people are choosing these other materials.

By making smart choices for your next flooring project you will be keeping your home environment healthy and the planet too!



One Response to “Beautiful Floor – Sustainable Floor”
  1. tile tucson says:

    Thanks for this helpful post. Its realy help me to make a proper idea to increase our flooring knowledge.

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