Environmentally Friendly Options For Kitchen and Bath Remodels

The first step to remodeling in an environmentally way is to see if your old materials or appliances can be used by someone else, or recycled. Habitat for humanity takes old cabinets if not in too bad of shape.

1. Buy energy saving appliances
2. Buy environmentally friendly materials like bamboo flooring
3. Use low energy lighting like compact fluorescence, or LED
4. Low VOC paints
5. Put in dimmer switches
6. Use recycled Materials like glass composit counter tops
7. Buy from local manufacturers to save on shipping energy
8. Buy low water fixtures
9. Recycle that cardboard!
10.Some styrofoam is recyclable


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