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BuildingGreen Announces 2005 Top-10 Products


Columbia Forest Products expects to be using soy-based binders in place of the conventional urea-formaldehyde for all of its veneer-core and veneered agrifiber-core panel products by the end of 2006.

BuildingGreen, Inc., publisher of the GreenSpec® Directory and Environmental Building News™, announced the fourth annual Top-10 Green Building Products during the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild Conference and Expo in November. The Top-10 represent the most exciting products added to GreenSpec in the past year. A press release about this year’s Top-10 Green Building Products, including more information about each, is online at www.buildinggreen.com/press/. • BioNet® Erosion-Control Mats from North American Green. Erosion control is important for both job sites and ecological restoration projects. The 100% biodegradable BioNet series of erosion-control mats is made of a core of straw or straw and coir (coconut fiber) held by woven-jute netting and stitched with cotton thread. Biodegradable stakes made of either corn-derived polylactic acid (PLA) or wood secure the mats to the ground. North American Green is online at www.nagreen.com. ...

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