Viridian’s Jarkarta Blend is 100% Asian hardwoods reclaimed from international shipping crates in Portland, Ore. The crates are disassembled and the boards are sorted, denailed, kiln-dried, and milled into 2 1/2-inch-wide by 6-foot-long tongue-and-groove flooring. The company also makes engineered flooring with a 4-mm-thick wear layer of reclaimed hardwood and a birch plywood core. Costs range from $6 to $7.50 per square foot for the solid wood flooring and $8 to $10.50 for the engineered.
Viridian Wood Products, 877/909-9663, viridianwood.com.
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