Eco flooring – the 11 best materials explained

With eco flooring, there is a lot of confusion about what is, or isn’t, eco-friendly.  Differing claims and opinions make it hard to see the wood from the sustainably planted trees, and and new products come onto the market all the time. In a nutshell, eco flooring, like most eco products is sourced from a natural material and not made with chemicals. It should be sustainable and renewable – so wood, cork, sisal, Tencel, linoleum – anything that is grown and harvested, but there are now some vinyls on the market that have eco credentials too.

So, on your quest towards sustainable living, and before you buy there are two questions you should ask: