The original eco-friendly flooring. Linoleum appeared in the late 19th century and has been popular ever since. It’s made of completely natural materials including linseed oil, tree resins, wood flour, and cork dust. Linoleum is exceptionally durable, easy to clean, and water-resistant, making it ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, mudrooms, and foyers. Today’s linoleum comes in a variety of colors and patterns, including options that mimic the look of wood, stone, and marble. Linoleum is also completely recyclable.