Put your best foot forward on some eco-friendly floors this year. Here are a few of our faves!
1.Â Torlys Recycled Leather Planks
Sleek, elegant and eco-friendly: these leather tiles are available in a variety of colours and textures. Available in tile or plank format, the rich flooring is made of 100% recycled leather with cork backing and is completely VOC free!
Price: $11 per plank Available at: www.torlys.com
2. Recycled Metal Tiles
And now for something completely different: These recycled metal tiles are often used for bathroom and kitchen walls, but also make for a chic surprising new floor accent. Tile sizes range from 2x2 to 12x12 and are available in either 100% recycled aluminum or brass. Colour accent tiles are also available, a great way to add an unexpected and eco-friendly element to home.
Price: $35 USÂ per sq. ft. (aluminum); $70 US per sq. ft (brass) Available at: www.ecofriendlyflooring.com
3. Olde Wood Limited Reclaimed Wooden Planks
Add centuries of history to your home with reclaimed antique hardwood. Available in wide-plank oak, hickory, maple, pine and more, the wood was salvaged from old American barns dating back to the 19th century, and has a beautiful weathered look. Visit their warehouse to custom-choose planks with markings like saw marks and insect and nail holes.
Price: From $7 US per plank Available at: www.oldewoodltd.com