Building a new home? If the Three Little Pigs taught us nothing else, they taught us to research our building materials… And that was before climate change!
This is a guest post from the staff of Modernize.com, a site for home ideas and inspiration. The Earthling’s Handbook is not affiliated with any of the businesses whose products are linked here, and the editors of The Earthling’s Handbook have not used any of these products in our own home–but we strongly encourage recycling and thinking green when you improve your home!
By Jane Blanchard
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When you’re passionate about improving the environment, everything you do should be sustainable. If you’re in the market to build a new home or make improvements on an existing one, there are lots of different materials that you can use that are eco-friendly. Whether you plan on adding a new recycled rubber roof to an existing home or using recycled steel within your new construction, these materials are great places to begin when looking for eco-friendly building material options.
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