We are hiring!

Job Description Greenworks Building Supply is hiring a full time customer service/sales person. We are a green general store with a focus on paint and finish. We carry low or zero-voc paint and wood finish, natural plasters, floor coverings, mattresses and organic bedding. We have a refill bar for cleaners and personal care items and Read More …

Why Choose Natural Wool Carpets?

Why choose natural wool carpet? Natural wool carpets have a whole list of amazing benefits! – no synthetic dyes! usually dyed with natural pigments which is great for people with allergies or chemical sensitivities. – amazing insulation properties! Just think of the money this would save you on your heating bill in the winter. – naturally fire Read More …

Why go Cork?

Where does it come from? Cork comes from the bark of the cork oak tree (Quercus suber) which gets harvested once the tree has matured 25yrs. This process occurs every 9 years which leaves the tree undamaged and able to regrow new bark. These trees primarily grow in countries that run along the coast of Read More …

what’s the deal with VOC’s

What are VOC’s? VOC’s (volatile organic compounds) are a group of carbon-based chemicals which evaporate (off-gas) easily at room temperature, most commonly benzene, acetone, ethylene glycol, formaldehyde, methylene chloride, perchloroethylene, toluene, xylene, and 1,3-butadiene. They can be found in paints, solvents, upholstery fabrics, carpets, adhesives, varnishes, vinyl floors, cleaning chemicals, air fresheners, cosmetics, etc.. These Read More …