Real-Life Green Kitchen Renovation

The Washington Post recently featured an interesting article detailing a real-life green kitchen renovation by a Washington, DC homeowner, Lila Guterman and her family. During the renovation, a lot of compromises had to be made between cost and using truly eco-friendly materials. For example, they ended up building a countertop from Formica, which was not green but was inexpensive, allowing they to splurge a bit elsewhere. The floor is made from Marmoleum, a brand of linoleum, that's made out of eco-materials including linseed oil and natural pigment. He paid about $7 per square foot for it. They article goes on to describe their choice of material for each part of the kitchen. :: Washington Post

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