Paints and wallpapers

Healthy alternatives

  • VOC-free paints
Label Ecologo ou Envirodesic

Mythic Paint- certified Green Wise

Benjamin Moore- natura without VOC

Laurentides peinture

AFM safecoat 

YOLO Colourhouse

Ecosource

  • Natural paints

Based on resins, plant oils, clay...

Eco house (New Brunswick)

Homestead House (Toronto)

Livos Canada (Quebec)

Tips

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. 


Ingrédients à éviter

  • Composés organiques volatiles (COV) comme le formaldéhyde: cancérogène, irritant pour les yeux et les voies respiratoires, sensibilisant respiratoire