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Posted on Aug 15, 2012
“E-1 classification”? “All-natural Latex”? Why natural and sustainable terms are important for your home
When you are buying items for your home, whether it’s furniture, or bedding, even flooring, you want them to be of the highest quality. You also want them to be safe and healthy for your family.
We talk about “organic” and “natural”, and even that products are classified by how healthy they are. But what do those terms and ideas really mean?
At their base elements, these ideas simply explain how items are manufactured, what materials they use, and what chemicals they might have inside. They are sometimes rated by various organizations, to their own specifications. Other terms are traditionally used for specific ideas, or methods and uses.
Here are some of the terms we use to explain our products, and hopefully it will be a good reference to use not only with our products, but with other natural and organic products as well.
Posted on Jun 26, 2012
Five Reasons Why Bamboo Wood is the Perfect Choice for Eco-Friendly Contemporary Furniture
When it comes to creating the perfect modern bedroom, dining room or living room, natural materials are the way to go. Soft natural materials such as cotton, silk, and rubber tree-derived latex make great linens and mattresses for platform beds. Bamboo makes great flooring, bedroom furniture and even looks great standing upright in an earthen vase. Not only are natural materials sustainable, they help to create a Zen feel about the modern bedroom. The following 5 reasons will help you decide if bamboo eco-friendly contemporary furniture is right for you.
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