Eco Flooring: How to Make a Sustainable Choice for Your Home

coir carpet is an eco flooring choice
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Once upon a time, opting for an eco flooring would have limited your choices dramatically; however, thankfully there's now many types of flooring you can choose that have the right credentials for your eco house

From what characteristics you should look for in an eco-friendly floor covering to which flooring is considered the most sustainable, find out more in our complete guide. 

Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title and former digital editor of He has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating his own Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. He's recently finished his kitchen renovation, which involved knocking through walls, and landscaping a courtyard garden, and is currently working on a bathroom renovation.