Gallery: 5 Handy Tips to Keep In Mind When Looking for Green Furniture

 

Kermit the frog was wrong—it is easy being green. These days being green is a big deal. Our society has been wasteful and environmentally irresponsible for a long time. Realizing that the earth doesn’t have an infinite amount of resources has forced people to take another look at the way they consume products. We recycle our garbage so it only makes sense to recycle our belongings, too. To this end “green” furniture, whether pieces that have been reused, passed down or made from replenish-able resources has gained popularity, not only for its intriguing character and sturdy construction, but also for its responsibility in reusing or not using natural resources. If you’re on the hunt for green furniture, click ahead for five handy tips that will help you on your search.

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  1. Futon Love July 2, 2013 at 7:49 pm

    The carbon cost of using reclaimed wood in interiors can save up to 87% compared to equivalent virgin timber products.

    this is really an astounding percentage!

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