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Lauren Fairbanks is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor who has penned for AOL, Young Money, and Eating Well Magazine, among others. She's also the founder and editor of LifeStyler, a NYC centric guide to budget living.

4 Eco-friendly home design companies

Green design is a hot topic right now. Even companies that have never been thought of as “environmentally conscious” are making a real, concerted effort to create and design products that are more environmentally sound and incorporate eco-friendly materials into their designs.

44 Eco-friendly home design companiesUrban Woods

Reclaimed wood has been a growing trend for many years now. To prove that point, a flock of local artisans focusing on creating beautiful wooden pieces of out local reclaimed wood have popped up all over the country. What sets Urban Woods apart is that they source from the Los Angeles area and are very specific in which types of trees they source from –- specifically, they don't use tropical hardwoods, so they can help protect the rainforest.

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