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Islands of Sustainability: Green Builder's Depot

Founded in 2009, Green Builder's Depot is Hawaii's first building materials retailer selling only sustainable products, making green building products and services easily accessible to commercial and residential customers and providing the highest-quality certified green products at a competitive cost.

In selecting products and materials, Green Builder's Depot pays special attention to various factors, including low- or no-toxicity, improvement of indoor air quality, protection of aquatic ecosystems through safer chemistry, natural resource conservation, recyclable content, energy efficiency, and responsible manufacturing.

Green Builder's Depot is also a full-installation and service provider for its product lines and provides expert advice and workshops for do-it-yourselfers.

PRODUCT LINES:

  • Ecoprocote ~ soy-based paints, sealers and coatings that are environmentally compliant, non-hazardous and safe.
  • EcoTimber Flooring ~ wide range of domestic and exotic hardwood and bamboo flooring, including prefinished engineered and floating floor, made from sustainably harvested and reclaimed wood products.
  • Mythic Paints ~ non-toxic, ultra-low odor paint that provides the durability and coverage expected from a premium paint without the off-gassing VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and cancer-causing toxins that emit years after drying.
  • Nature's Carpet ~ uses natural, biodegradable high-quality wool shorn from sheep raised without herbicides or pesticides; natural jute backings; and natural bonding agents from renewable resources. The result is an ultra-low toxicity floor covering which actually improves indoor air quality for health and comfort.
  • RainTech Rain Tube® ~ the first system to work with any roof/gutter combination to prevent gutter downspouts from clogging, while collecting rainwater at high volumes—even through heavy debris.
  • Rainwater HOG System ~ modular tanks used to catch and store rainwater for reuse in the home or garden.
  • Safecoat® Paints ~ environmentally-friendly paints and primers made without toxic ingredients, such as solvents, heavy metals, chemical residuals and formaldehyde.

STORE LOCATION:

550 Paiea Street, Suite 126
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 839-9700
www.greenbuildersdepotintl.com
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