Architect, developer, and design editor at TreeHugger Lloyd Alter, takes a closer look at the Greenbuild Unity Home, highlighting some of the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ products displayed. The Unity Home, was displayed at the Greenbuild Expo in Washington, D.C. last month. A BUILDER Concept Home project, the sustainable home includes the largest collection of Cradle to Cradle Certified™ products and furnishings ever assembled for a residential project yet.
Cradle to Cradle Certified™ products include:
- Finishes – flooring, countertops
- Furnishing – sofas, mattresses
- Linens – blankets, pillows, towels
- Every day items – cleaning supplies, shampoo, toilet paper
Alter explains that there is an increasing awareness of health and wellbeing as a prime concern to consumers, over energy or recycled content.