Please note: there is no product that is safe for everyone; each individual must test each product to see if they are sensitive to it. Some of the products listed may no longer be available, or their formulas may have changed. New products may now exist that are less toxic or better tolerated by more people.
Ryan Development Company, L.C.
8301 E. 21st St. North, Suite 320
Wichita, KS 67206
toll free 866.247.4267
Aluminum Honeycomb Panels
74 98th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94603 USA
Coroplast® crosslinked copolymer polypropylene sheeting on the interior
Insulation 4 Less (Johnathan Barber)
4833 Front Street
Castle Rock, CO
Johns-Manville Formaldehyde-free™ Insulation
Product Information Center
BetterBilt (now known as MI Windows and Doors)
7555 East State Rt. 69
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
650 West Market St
Gratz, PA 17030
Pittsburgh Pure Performance Paint
Sherman Williams Harmony Paint (zero VOCs)
Site-mixed sand and cement only
According to Napa County, California code: sand-cement grout is a mixture composed of not more than two parts of sand and one part of Portland cement, and not less than five nor more than seven gallons of water per sack (ninety-four pounds) of cement.
Murco M-100 Joint Compound
formulated with inert fillers and natural binders only ~ does not contain any preservatives or slow releasing compounds
Murco Wall Products, Inc.
2032 N. Commerce
Fort Worth, TX. 76164
Golden Harvest universal wheat wallpaper paste
Roman Decorating Products
824 State St.
Calumet City, IL 60409
Nontoxic-finish cabinetry made from wheatboard—particleboard fabricated from post-harvest straw leftovers—with Forest Stewardship Council-certified wood veneers.
Neil Kelly Cabinets
formaldehyde free MDF boards or wheat panels for cabinets
showrooms in Oregon
Stainless Steel Kitchens
Stainless Steel Kitchens offers stainless steel cabinets in three versions: stainless over wood, powder-coated mild steel with stainless, and all stainless.
KitchenAid dishwasher with stainless steel interior
Butcher paper from office supply store; for replacing old shelf liner
China Markers from office supply store; for labeling moving boxes w/o stinky pens
Aubuchon Hardware (or do a Google search for other retailers)
American Environmental Health Foundation
Foundation of Dr. William J. Rea, director of the Environmental Health Center in Dallas. Sells safer products for home improvement.
home environmental products: air filters, water filters, etc.
6666 Manlius Center Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Building for Health
One-stop shopping for healthy, environmentally sound, green building materials and home comforts—located in Colorado.
Baseboard, moldings, trim, and flooring created from timber salvaged from urban forests or from Forest Stewardship Council-certified material.
Environmental Home Center
green building supplies and household products
4121 1st Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134 USA
Resources for the green builder: Green Building Professionals Directory, Green Real Estate, Sustainable Sources Bookstore, Sustainable Building Sourcebook, Green Events Calendar, International Strawbale Registry, articles, online discussions, and outstanding sites and groups.
Specializes in the greening of homes and work places for those with chemical sensitivities, allergies, asthmas, cancer and other related illnesses.
Green Home Building
Wide range of information about sustainable architecture and natural building materials.
Green Home NYC
A community-oriented, volunteer-run nonprofit that facilitates the adoption of sustainable building methods and materials by owners of small residential and commercial buildings in New York City—providing resources for small building owners, promoting the understanding of green building issues, and connecting building owners with local green building service and materials providers.
Healthy Home Services
Canadian web site offering healthy products for where you live, work and play.
Healthy House Institute
information on air and water quality, building, remodeling and furnishing,
housekeeping, ventilation, lighting, energy efficiency and beyond
Healthy House Institute™, LLC.
13998 West Hartford Dr.
Boise, ID 83713
The Healthiest Home & Building Supplies
Canada’s premier green building store.
Sustainable Architecture, Building, and Culture
Green building materials directory.
The Healthy House
Homes that Heal
Optimum Environments For Optimum Health and Creativity
The Passive Solar House
Solar Living Source Book
Heating, Cooling, Lighting
Introduction to Permaculture
Healthy Construction Guidelines
top photo: © 2008 An MCS worker helps a friend build a low-chem and low-EMF home.