Smith & Fong. Plyboo Neopolitan flooring is made from strands of honey and dark bamboo woven together and compressed into a dense block, then milled into planks. The tongue-and-groove planks are 3/8 inch thick, 33/4 inches wide, and 36 inches long. A tough acrylic topcoat protects the formaldehyde-free flooring. 866.835.9859. www.plyboo.com.
Columbia Forest Products. Utilizing the soy-based PureBond adhesive resin instead of urea formaldehyde bonding agents, the manufacturer's veneer-core plywood and Woodstalk agrifiber-core panel products do not off-gas formaldehyde and are cost-competitive with other decorative panel products. PureBond products also offer better water resistance compared to urea-formaldehyde products, according to the manufacturer. 800.237.2428. www.columbiaforestproducts.com.
Lafarge North America. NewCem is a finely ground hydraulic cement incorporating blast furnace slag that consumes less energy than portland cement during concrete production. As an ingredient in high-performance concrete, NewCem's properties help achieve low permeability, improved workability, lower temperatures for mass concrete, and resistance to chlorides, sulfates, and alkali silica reaction. 678.746.2000. www.lafargenorthamerica.com.
GreenWood Products. The Hand Scraped bamboo flooring collection showcases the more rustic side of this material in 6-inch-wide planks with rippled surface textures and beveled edges. Cordovan brown? and black-finished planks are horizontally constructed, highlighting the bamboo stalks' nodal pattern, while the fruitwood-finished planks use vertical construction for a fine, straight grain. 866.593.4454. www.greenwoodflooring.com.
Little Green LLC. PaperStone Certified for countertops and other surfaces is made from 100% FSC-certified post-consumer recycled paper and a water-based resin system that uses non-petroleum based phenols. PaperStone provides stain and heat resistance and has a water absorption rate of less than 1%. It can be fabricated like wood. Eleven colors are available. 360.538.9815. www.paperstoneproducts.com.
Fritz Industries. Containing approximately 70% recycled content, FritzGreenTile terrazzo flooring tiles are made with marble and/or granite waste rubble and fly ash suspended in a clear or colored resin-based matrix. The resin base makes the terrazzo tiles more flexible and durable than cement-based terrazzo, according to the maker. 800.955.1323. www.fritztile.com.
Henkel Consumer Adhesives. The OSI Green Series of caulks, sealants, and adhesives includes a range of products combining performance with environmentally friendly formulations, the manufacturer says. OSI Green Series SA-167 Siliconized Acrylic Latex Caulk, for example, is formulated for interior and exterior use, cleans up easily with soap and water, is mold- and mildew-resistant when cured, and is paintable within one hour. 800.321.3578. www.osiproseries.com.
Bieber Architectural Windows. Constructed from FSC-certified, plantation-grown eucalyptus wood, Bieber's windows and doors feature a tight, light grain. All windows and doors are custom designed and built to spec and incorporate tilt/turn functionality for easy operation and cleaning. Double-pane, argon-gas-filled glazings provide energy efficiency. 714.425.5234. www.bieberusa.com.
Coverings Etc. Designed for use as flooring, exterior cladding, wall coverings, and worktops, Eco-Cem is composed of 80% wood pulp strengthened with 20% compound silicon-calcium cement. Eco-Cem comes in slabs and tiles in two sizes and thicknesses and in seven colors. The material is freeze-, mold- and mildew-resistant; non-combustible; and non-toxic with no formaldehyde content. 800.720.7814. www.coveringsetc.com.
Expanko. Vallarex cork flooring features a sustainably harvested cork surface over a high-density fiberboard core for strength, supported by a cork underlayer. The glueless floating floor system has tongue-and-groove joining and comes in nine 12-inch-by-36-inch patterns. 610.593.3000. www.expanko.com.