Posts Tagged ‘water-based inks’

Wallpaper Manufacturers Get Environmentally Friendly

September 3, 2013

Digital ImageDigital ImageIt seems that everyone is on the “green” bandwagon these days, and wallpaper manufacturers are jumping in, too, to please their market.

Note that this brand contains no vinyl or PVC, uses water-based inks, and is designed to decompose or be recycled. In addition, it’s made to be easy to remove, which eliminates the need for chemicals.

Eco-Friendly Wallpaper

November 30, 2012


Consumers these days want eco-friendly goods, and manufacturers are rushing to make their products recycleable, or to use recycled materials, or to use materials that won’t hurt the enviornment.

Here is an example of a wallpaper brand (Designer Wallpapers) that boasts of using water-based inks, recycleable paper, and an acrylic coating (as opposed to the vinyl coatings used just a few years ago).

This went in an under-the-stairs powder room in an older home in West University Place, Houston.  The blotchiness is due to the paper still being wet; it will disappear as the paper dries.