Reuse and recycle: "The craftsmanship is often better in older pieces," says Whitman. "For Jessica Alba's house we bought almost every piece used."In Style magazine recently featured actress Jessica Alba's home which practices some eco-friendly tips thanks to interior decorator Kari Whitman. Check out a few of tips and photos after the jump...
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Alba and husband Cash Warren have hardwood floors in their bedroom. Skip the carpeting as Whitman claims that most carpeting "made from non-organic fibers and it can get so dirty and hold in dust and various toxins." Some eco-friendly rug options? Sisal, jute, or cork. "You can also get outdoor rugs of recycled plastic or old tennis balls that are great," she says. Another great sustainable wood floor resource is Bamboo Flooring Hawaii.
Whitman installed Forever Lawn, a synthetic turf made from recycled plastic and tires. It saves water, looks real, and eliminates pesticides.
[ Photos and quotes from In Style.com ]