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CREATE YOUR OWN SANCTUARY

A compilation of unique, ingenious, and talented people and businesses conscious about helping and improving our Built Environment and our Planet. 

Green Materials & Surfaces

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Recyclable material means those materials which would otherwise become municipal solid waste, and which may be collected, separated or processed, and returned to the economic mainstream in the form of raw materials or products.

Sustainable Floor Finishes

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Reclaimed materials like hardwood, stone, or tiles that have been previously used in the making of another structure. It has been dismantled and reclaimed for another use.

Eco-Friendly Interior Lighting

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Beyond sustainable materials, the brightest eco-friendly lights are those that are made-to-order to minimize waste, sent with recycled packaging, made through carbon-conscious means, and designed to last a long time.

Re-used and Reclaimed Furniture

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Made from wood that had previously been used for another purpose. The act of repurposing and turning it into a new item means that each piece of reclaimed furniture is unusual and different from most wood furniture items.

Sustainable Kitchens

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The eco-friendly kitchen begins with eating green, but it doesn't end there. Energy-efficient food preparation and cleaning habits, using equipment made from sustainable materials, and dodging toxic chemicals are also important if you want to have a truly healthy kitchen.

Sustainable Wallcoverings

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Zero-VOC paint is an obvious choice for eco wallcovering, but there are many other options: recycled paper, tile, upcycled leather, reclaimed wood, and more.

Green Textiles & Leathers

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Fabrics are derived from eco-friendly resources, such as sustainably grown fiber crops or recycled materials. Sustainable leather is leather that is a byproduct of local farming and agriculture industries.

Eco-Friendly Exterior Lighting

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Beyond sustainable materials, the brightest eco-friendly lights are those that are made-to-order to minimize waste, sent with recycled packaging, made through carbon-conscious means, and designed to last a long time.

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