- VOC-free paints
Label Ecologo ou Envirodesic
Mythic Paint – certified Green Wise
Benjamin Moore – natura without VOC
- Natural paints
Based on resins, plant oils, clay, etc.
Eco house (New Brunswick)
Homestead House (Toronto)
Livos Canada (Quebec)
Use paints with little or no VOC content (less than 5 g/L). Consider recycled paints.
Avoid the use of vinyl wallpaper (which releases plastic compounds and promotes mould and mildew).
Opt for other materials to cover your walls, such as tiles, wood, glass paste or raw clay.
See this site for more details.
Ingredients to avoid
- Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as formaldehyde: carcinogen, eye and respiratory irritant, respiratory sensitizer