Green designs are an increasingly popular trend in interiors, so that homeowners leave less of a carbon footprint. This may save expenses on utility bills, and can give a household a unique, natural feel. FurnitureAndDesignIdeas.com claims that a simple way to make a living space more eco-friendly is to apply non-toxic, water-soluble paints. This will give the room a fresh look and begin the greening process. Furniture is the next step, and while there are many environmentally conscious options, there are also materials to avoid. The news source states that instead of selecting items made from plastics and metals, homeowners should choose pieces that are crafted from timber, traditional woodworking methods or natural materials such as bamboo. Amish bamboo coffee tables are beautiful additions to any household that is looking to be more environmentally friendly. And, with formaldehyde emissions that are less than .5 percent, the bamboo pieces may be healthier for the family, too. According to HealthLine.com, formaldehyde can cause coughing, eye irritation and dizziness.With the traditional durability of all Amish handcrafted furniture, these bamboo items will be aesthetically appealing living room centerpieces for years to come, whether the room is for family gatherings or just watching television.
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