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The Furniture Blog

9 February 2022

Can Tables and Chairs Help Combat Climate Change?


Forests can help to mitigate the worst effects of climate change, taking carbon out of our atmosphere more effectively than anything else.

12 January 2022

When Values add Value: Consumer Preferences for Sustainable Furniture


Consumers are increasingly voting with their wallets, and showing a preference for wooden furniture that is certified sustainable. By following their lead, manufacturers and retailers can both protect forests, and their own bottom lines.

11 November 2021

What you're buying, when you buy PEFC-certified furniture


As consumers, you are often bombarded with information about product provenance and values. From cruelty free, to fair trade, to dolphin safe, we’ve all become accustomed to seeing these labels on everything from our food to our clothing. So what then, does it mean, when you see a PEFC label on a piece of wooden furniture? What, exactly, are you buying?

8 October 2021

Storytelling you can touch


Interior architects and designers tell stories in space. When they use sustainably sourced wood and wooden furniture, those stories take on new meaning.

20 September 2021

Sustainability by Association


Trade Associations and other industry groups have a significant role to play in ensuring sustainability in the wooden furniture value chain.

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