Edible Eco-Flooring!!?

Chris Moline, a Residential Group Manager of Carpet One Flooring of Alexandria Virginia ate a piece of Marmoleum yesterday afternoon to prove its truly green properties. Lets just hope its durability doesn’t complicate his digestive system, hmm….let me know how that goes Chris.

Alexandra Carpet One offers several kinds of eco-flooring including Marmoleum, a non-toxic alternative to most other post-industrial flooring options. It’s made with 100% natural ingredients: linseed oil, cork, limestone, tree resin and natural pigments. According to the Green Building Supply website, "The natural bactericidal properties of marmoleum prevent micro-organisms including Salmonella Typhimurium and Staphylococcus Aureus from multiplying themselves. It is the continual oxidation of the linseed oil that enables this phenomenon."

Well, Chris perhaps you could advertise it as an antioxidant too!

Check out more from Chris Moline and what he put in his mouth here .

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  1. Thanks for the post!
    My digestive system is 100%, but thanks for the concern.
    Actually, it was a safe bet.
    If you or any of your readers would like to know more, I’ve updated the post and you can also send over an email.
    Bon apetit!

  2. Digestive system still 100%.
    And, I’m now a LEED AP… maybe the tiny bit of Marmoleum gave me the energy to pass the exam!

  3. Nice traffic. This blog post gets us some click-throughs and that’s rewarding.
    Nice job.

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