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Paola McDonald of Olamar Interiors takes top prize, the Sustainable Design Excellence Award; three category winners and two finalists celebrated during SFC’s 10th Anniversary Gala; #GetYourGreenOn winners to headline interior design discussion on Jan. 22, 2017, during Las Vegas Market
Edenton, NC – Five interior designers received top honors in the Sustainable Furnishings Council’s inaugural #GetYourGreenOn competition, which was fêted Oct. 21 in conjunction with the SFC’s 10th Anniversary Celebration at High Point Market.
|Attendees will enjoy Libby Langdon as master of ceremonies; watch recorded messages featuring former U.S. Vice President Al Gore; learn winners of SFC’s first-ever #GetYourGreenOn design competition; and celebrate 10 years of commitment to sustainability in the home furnishings marketplace|
Naturepedic, manufacturing superior quality, no-compromise organic mattresses in Ohio, has been awarded Gold Exemplary Recognition by the Sustainable Furnishings Council for its deep environmental commitment and exemplary implementation of a range of best practices for sustainability. The company completed the rigorous process of demonstrating compliance with SFC’s Exemplary Manufacturer Requirements, submitting audited evidence of achievements in operations, in production, and in outreach to attain recognition at the Gold level. Naturepedic is the only Gold Exemplary mattress company amo
Sustainable Furnishings Council was founded in High Point in 2006, in what was then the South Cone showroom, to raise awareness of environmental issues that the home furnishings industry impacts, help companies reduce environmental footprint, and help shoppers find preferable products. Having made progress on all these fronts, the group is marking the occasion with several new initiatives, and with a party in the same space where it all began. The entire industry is invited to be there.
Gone are the days when sustainable furnishings screamed earth-friendly. Today, the style statement for an eco-friendly, healthy home is all about quality furnishings with beautiful aesthetics, no matter what the style and price-point.
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SFC and 23 Other Diverse Business Groups Defend Clean Power Plan; Court Brief Says Plan Protects Businesses and Economy from Climate Change
Edenton, NC — Recently, 25 business groups including the Sustainable Furnishings Council, announced that they are filing a friend of the court brief (an “amicus brief”) in support of the national Clean Power Plan, the strongest action to-date for addressing climate change. These groups represent a broad range of industries and regions nationwide.