A great eco-friendly alternative to hardwood flooring is bamboo. Bamboo is a grass that can grow up to 6 inches a day, meaning that it can be harvested more often than other hardwoods and therefore over harvesting is a non factor.
While providing a great alternative to hardwoods, bamboo is often selected due to its’ relatively low maintenance and durability, and like hardwoods, bamboo can be stained to fit.
As a Realtor, it’s always special to have a listing that boasts eco-friendly features. Embedded in the image below is a link to a 1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom Condo in River West that has bamboo flooring and overlooks the lake and city or Click Here to see this eco-friendly alternative.