Use these eco-friendly materials in your walls, floor, roof and more for a greener home!

Green Material Guide For Your Home

Materials The ideal scenario for a sustainable building environment is a future where all materials are safe and replenishable and have no negative impact on human and ecosystem health. Discussion Questions:...

Materials

Materials The ideal scenario for a sustainable building environment is a future where all materials are safe and replenishable and have no negative impact on human and ecosystem health. Discussion Questions:...

Build Your Green Dream Home With These Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Conventional Building Materials

INFOGRAPHIC: Build Your Green Dream Home With These Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Conventional Building Materials

Build Your Green Dream Home With These Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Conventional Building Materials

Concrete, that ubiquitous gray building material, is one of the world's most consistent sources of CO2 emissions. We've got 11 alternatives to consider.

11 green building materials that are way better than concrete

Concrete, that ubiquitous gray building material, is one of the world's most consistent sources of CO2 emissions. We've got 11 alternatives to consider.

Spray insulation made from recycled newspaper and cardboard. Both insect resistant and fire-retardant thanks to the inclusion of borax, boric acid, and calcium carbonate (all completely natural materials that have no associations with health problems), paper insulation can be blown into cavity walls, filling every crack and creating an almost draft-free space. 5 sustainable building materials that could transform construction. Image courtesy of curley house on flickr

Spray insulation made from recycled newspaper and cardboard. Both insect resistant and fire-retardant thanks to the inclusion of borax, boric acid, and calcium carbonate (all completely natural materials that have no associations with health problems), paper insulation can be blown into cavity walls, filling every crack and creating an almost draft-free space. 5 sustainable building materials that could transform construction. Image courtesy of curley house on flickr

How to Find Cheap or Free Building Materials                                                                                                                                                      More

How to Find Cheap or Free Building Materials

Guide To Green Building Materials (although my LEED teacher has cautioned there are not many "true" "green" materials).

Guide To Green Building Materials (although my LEED teacher has cautioned there are not many "true" "green" materials).

Ibuku bamboo, bamboo architecture, Elora Hardy, sustainable building material…

INTERVIEW: Bamboo builder, and Ibuku founder Elora Hardy on creating incredible buildings with bamboo

Ibuku bamboo, bamboo architecture, Elora Hardy, sustainable building material…

Finalists Create Next Generation of Sustainable Building Products - Straw Panels

Finalists Create Next Generation of Sustainable Building Products

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