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Eco-Flooring: Sustainable Options for You and the Environment
Flooring has come a long way since handwoven grass carpets of pre-historic times. Throughout history, there have been hundreds of variations, resulting in the modern, eco-flooring options available today.
To better understand all the sustainable flooring choices available at your fingertips, it’s important to uncover the four layers:
- Floor covering—showcases the surface and style
- Underlayment—helps prepare with a smooth finish
- Subfloor—provides sturdiness
- Joists—offers structural stability
From top to bottom, each of these layers creates an opportunity to make eco-friendly choices. To help identify which ones work best for you, check out some of the most sustainable flooring materials available:
Learn more about The Home Depot’s commitment to sustainability in the 2020 Responsibility Report.