Dayle Laing

The ‘coolest shade of green’ is the sustainable choice. Dayle Laing is a Professional Speaker and Author who uses her experience and training as an educator, a designer and a LEED Accredited Professional to empower Conscious Consumers to make practical yet beautiful choices for sustainable living, reducing their carbon footprint while enhancing their body, mind & spirit.

hand_knotted_tibetan_rug_250.jpgThis alphabetical listing of sustainable rug & carpeting definitions

is invaluable for those wanting to know the difference between 'silk' and 'art silk', and between 'closed loop recycling' and 'downcycling'.

Dayle compiled this list from years of college teaching interior design material finishes, and her countless hours of researching the literature and websites.  This is available to you from the resource section of this website.

 

 

Glossary of Green Rug & Carpeting Terms - Click for link to the downloadable pdf.

For more information on rugs, you can order Dayle's educational dvd: 
Rugs 101 - Using Beautiful Rugs for Sustainable Design Click for details and a preview.

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Hi Dayle,<br />Thanks for the glossary - an excellent idea,<br />and will be helpful for my U of T Sustainable Design class - of 50!<br />Cheers,<br />Sheila<br />Sheila Waite-Chuah, BA, AOCA, MES<br />Faculty of Design<br />Coordinator...

Hi Dayle,<br />Thanks for the glossary - an excellent idea,<br />and will be helpful for my U of T Sustainable Design class - of 50!<br />Cheers,<br />Sheila<br />Sheila Waite-Chuah, BA, AOCA, MES<br />Faculty of Design<br />Coordinator Sustainability Office<br />Co-Chair Sustainability Task Force<br />Centre for Environment, U of T<br /><br />Sheila,<br />You are most welcome! I am pleased to be able to help your students.<br />Dayle

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Hi Dayle, <br />I'm finding the sustainable design world to be ever-expanding. I just wanted to thank you for the glossary of terms you've provided in your newsletter. <br /><br />Best wishes,<br />Karen<br /><br />You are most welcome Karen. I...

Hi Dayle, <br />I'm finding the sustainable design world to be ever-expanding. I just wanted to thank you for the glossary of terms you've provided in your newsletter. <br /><br />Best wishes,<br />Karen<br /><br />You are most welcome Karen. I am pleased you are finding it helpful. It certainly is good news that there is so many more products on the market and we have more sustainability options than ever before!<br />Dayle

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