Consensus-based sustainable procurement has its roots in 1991 at the first US Green Building Council Board Meeting where life cycle assessment (LCA) standards were initiated to start regulating global supply chain environmental impacts. As a result, the market for sustainable products is growing.
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The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) was pleased to host a luncheon during High Point Market for Underwriter Laboratories (UL) to announce a new research project. Dr. Marilyn Black, director of UL, Inc. announced a project that will reveal what chemicals are used in making a given upholstered chair, which of those chemicals are present when the chair reaches the consumer, and how those potentially harmful chemicals enter our bodies, if they do.
Kohlomese offers Sustainable Furnishings Council Members
Special Treatment at imm cologne 2015
January 19-25, 2015
Sustainable Furnishings Council Supports
Habitat for Humanity ReStores® and Offers PIPs Rewards
for #SustainableSaturdays Shopping Program Rollout
Rewards furniture donations in first themed program
Sometimes the questions you ask guide the decisions you make.
At Naturepedic, the question we asked from the start was How do we make a safer,
healthier mattress for babies? This question was based on a non-negotiable tenet that would drive company growth: our products would be designed with child safety in mind, no exceptions.
Dwell on Design LA, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center June 20-22, 2014. With three full days of dynamic exhibitions, unparalleled educational opportunities, cutting-edge technologies, 90 onstage programs, 200 speakers, and more than 2,000 innovative modern furnishings and products, Dwell on Design LA is America’s largest design event. Register at http://www.dwellondesign.com/.