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Sustainability Essentials Webinar - "What's it made of?" Initiative

"What's it made of?" Initiative

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           American Sustainable Business Council      Center for Environmental Health    Parsons The New School Healthy Materials Lab    GCI General Contractors

Sustainable Furnishings Council has joined together with partners American Sustainable Business CouncilCenter for Environmental HealthHealthy Materials Lab at Parsons School of Design, GCI General Contractors and others for an initiative to help you ask and find out, "What's it made of?"  Join us for this webinar to learn how you can get involved and help make real progress in cleaning up your supply chain.  Panelists from partner organizations will describe the health risks associated with the handful of hazardous substances most often found in furnishings products: flame retardant chemicals, VOC's including formaldehyde, anti-microbials, fluorinated stain treatments, and PVC.  Learn how to start a conversation with your suppliers, and how you can be assured that what you offer your customers is safe.  88% of furniture buying consumers are worried that our homes are making us sick.  Be sure you are part of the solution for them.

Content also includes a synopsis of GREENleaders, the industry's first certified sustainability training course. This webinar is intended to give participants useful information you can begin using in your business immediately as well as answer any questions you may have about getting the most out of SFC membership.

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When
March 16th, 2017 12:00 PM through  1:00 PM