Smith and Fong earns FSC Certification for its bamboo flooring and plywood product which mean they use bamboo as main materials without resulting in deforestation and biodiversity loss. Bamboo is quickly renewable, no argue in that, but we need to make sure that the company has the certifications to tell if their main materials which is bamboo came from sustainable sources.
An item can be called eco-friendly based on various reasons. Some are because they are made of recycled materials; others are because they are manufactured with less energy used, while others are recyclable. The Crafted Systems Rug by Aurelie Tu is a truly eco-friendly covering for your modern home. It is hand crafted in partnership with YWCA women’s shelter and the felt used for the rug are 100% natural wool felt woven uniquely creating an eye-catching floor covering. Other than the rugs, products include vessels, lampshades, wall coverings, and some limited editions. With these products, you can now have elegant decors without worrying about causing harm to the environment.
From: Crafted Systems
Sustainable housing might be the perfect answer with today’s need of shelter and the desire of eco-friendly structures. Michelle Kaufman Designs is just one of the designers that are creating sustainable and elegant housing. Theie latest design MKLotus has numerous eco-friendly features that include a rain and ground water collection system, grey water system, solar power, and a green roof, which are all essential for sustainable living. In addition, it has eco-friendly bathrooms and kitchen that uses FSC certified wood cabinetry. Moreover, the MKLotus uses LED lighting for its lighting requirements and have a green roof that enhances the energy efficiency of the home.
Source: Michelle Kaufman Designs
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