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Green flooring is any flooring that is sustainable, eco-friendly, contains recycled content, is recyclable, leaves a small carbon footprint or has low VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compound). There are different degrees of green when referring to different types of flooring.

Green Flooring Choices


– Better than a renewable resource because it is a harvested resource (only the bark is harvested from the tree)

-The tree is not destroyed or damaged when harvesting cork.


-Bamboo is a rapidly renewing resource that matures in three years and regenerates without need for replanting.

-It also requires minimal fertilization or pesticides.


-The carpet industry is minimizing carpet’s impact on the environment through the new “3 Rs” which stand for reduce, reuse and recycle.

-Factors that determine if carpet is “green”: carpet fibers, toxics content, dye, VOC emissions, and recycled content.

-The Green Label and Green Label Plus from the Carpet and Rug Institute ensure that customers are purchasing among the lowest emitting carpet, adhesive and cushion products on the market.


-It is a natural product

-It has an enduring life cycle so it doesn’t have to be replaced


-Can be reclaimed


-Natural Resource and forests are managed for replanting




-Made from all natural materials

-The natural raw materials used to create Linoleum are available in abundance: linseed oil, rosin, wood flour, cork flour, ecologically responsible pigments and jute.

-Can be recycled

-Does not require maintenance from harmful chemicals

-Linoleum contains virtually no trace of toxic material and is naturally beneficial to air quality.

Ceramic Tile

-Rarely release emissions

-Some contain recycled content

-Long lasting and not replaced frequently

-Requires little maintenance