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Buyer’s Guide For Bed Sheets

Bed Sheets

You’ve most likely invested a great deal of time in choosing the best mattress to meet your needs. You researched every aspect of buying a mattress, including:

  • Choosing the right mattress firmness
  • Selecting the right mattress thickness
  • Determining the materials used to make the mattress
  • Learning the health effects the mattress might have on your family
  • Choosing the right size mattress for your needs
  • Understanding how the mattress impacts the planet and the air your family breathes

What Makes a Product or Material Green?

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cork tree bark

When thinking of what makes a product or material green, there are so many aspects to take into consideration. In terms of construction, sustainable building is a concept that integrates and incorporates various strategies through each step of the designs, construction, and later, operation of building projects. The utilization of green products and building materials is an incredibly important strategy in the design of a green building.

Bamboo: Green Material Spotlight

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Bamboo is not only loved by cute, cuddly panda bears, but these days it’s a green material of choice among builders and homeowners alike.

When considering green building materials, bamboo is right up there with the best of them. Stronger than steel and twice as strong as concrete, this renewable resource is home to wildlife, needs little energy for growth, prevents the erosion of soil, and also provides biomass.

Eco-Friendly Home Decor

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Choose Sustainable Surroundings

Deciding to make your home more eco-friendly can seem like an obvious choice, but many homeowners get stuck on where to start or what it even means. To be eco-friendly means that you make choices within your day-to-day life to create a more sustainable world. It is a commitment to cause less waste and less pollution wherever you go. Integrating this concept within your home should be the first place you start. By adding in more eco-friendly decor, you will set a great example for your family and guests who will be inspired by your dedication.