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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 .


courtesy Alterego

A sustainable-building-materials company, Alterego focuses on ecologically-sound flooring, tiling, and solid surfaces. The company’s showroom, located on Frederick Road in Catonsville, Maryland, features flooring fashioned from bamboo, cork, linoleum and rubber; Sandhill and all-natural-terrazzo tiles; and a variety of surface-coverings made from recycled materials. Alterego’s website lists links to local sustainable-design news and events, as well.