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Choosing Sustainable Furniture for the Eco-modern Lifestyle

A perspective placing the environment as a top priority in purchasing new furniture, always considers referring to the earth for the best solutions.  We help ourselves by helping the planet, that one planet that supports all of mankind’s existence, by using only natural materials.  It perpetuates the proactive cycle of sustainability in how we grow the materials from the earth, and ultimately returning the expended material to biodegrade back into the earth.  Ideally, ‘we leave only footprints’.

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The Cost of Green Upholstery

Most of us are still learning about the significance of green upholstery and how it fits into our daily lives.  We’re familiar with organic foods and why recycling is important, and can easily quantify by our wallets or belief systems, if either is a worthwhile choice.  Similarly, furniture is a part of everyday life but we rarely question whether the materials used are safe for us and the planet. 

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Flame Retardants Are Still a Part of Everyday Life

There are many serious reasons to avoid conventional couch cushion foam.  Polyurethane foam is a plastic that not only cannot biodegrade or be recycled, it contains chemical additives like flame retardants that have long term and far reaching effects on the health of our people and planet. 

TB117-2013 doesn’t ban all flame retardants in the home

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