viva la vintage

Whether you call it vintage, antique, or pre-owned, resale furniture has several practical and environmental benefits. Especially now, when supply chain issues are responsible for neverending delays and import fees and freight charges are soaring. The resale industry is skyrocketing. Consumers’ spending habits have evolved, including the appetite for resale across every category. In 2020, 48% of…

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Sustainable Alternative Textiles

Sustainable Alternative Textiles – Re-posted from Christina Mogk, MECC Interiors – Creating healthier homes goes well beyond purifying the indoor air and using zero VOC paints. Sustainable alternative textiles conserve resources and avoid petroleum-based fibres. These sustainable fibres can be completely broken down. They also have a healing effect on the wearer and the environment. What does this…

eco-friendly green sofa

Fast furniture: what’s wrong with it and 7 ways to make better choices (for you and the planet)

Fast furniture: what’s wrong with it and 7 ways to make better choices (for you and the planet) Written by – Heidi Bischof and RepostedSustainability educator & activist, founder @ Earth Ethic Sadly, today most of the furniture available to us is cheap, mass-produced and low quality, designed to be disposable, because that’s the kind…