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Better Than Bamboo: Flooring Is Made From Furniture Scraps

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Bamboo is round and hollow while floors are flat and solid, so to make bamboo floors they cut the stuff up into strips and compress it with resin into solid chunks, that can be sliced into flooring. They make a lot of it in China; they also make a lot of regular furniture and produce a lot of waste. Somebody had the idea of taking that scrap and compressing it into chunks and voila: EcoTimber Strand Poplar Flooring was born. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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