Staybull Flooring™ is proud to be committed to the health of our environment. But what makes our product so “green”? Sustainability makes flooring eco-friendly as well as health. These two main factors go into determining how environmentally friendly a product is.
Sustainability can be defined as “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs”. In simpler terms, if we use this product today, will we still be able to use it tomorrow?
Here are a few questions to ask when determining how sustainable a wood flooring product is:
- Was the wood harvested so as to not degrade natural habitats?
- Did the manufacturing and transportation of the product cause as little ecological damage as possible?
- Was the resulting waste recycled or re-used?
The stronger the “yes” to these questions, the more eco-friendly the flooring is. Staybull Flooring™ can confidently say yes to each of these, so you can rest assured that you will a recycled wood flooring option that meets your needs aesthetically, as well as environmentally. We salvage post-industrial strips of lumber that flooring and lumber companies leave behind. At Staybull Flooring™, we also have direct shipping lines between the mill and our manufacturing facilities (meaning, we don’t ship our flooring overseas to China to get finished, we do it here in the United States.
In the next post, we’ll talk about the health factors that go into eco-friendly flooring.