Tag Archives: Susan Inglis

Toxic Chemicals in Furniture Linked to Cancer and Other Health Risks

Many foam sofa cushions in the U.S. contain flame-retardants known to pose risks to human health, according to new peer-reviewed study released today. Researchers at Duke University and University of California found that 85% of couches contained toxic or untested flame-retardants, some of which are linked to cancer. In response, business leaders from the Sustainable...
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New 2012 Green Study Results Now Available

The North Carolina based, Sustainable Furnishings Council and sponsor Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams are releasing the fourth wave of their annual Green Home Furnishings Consumer Study conducted in April 2012. The study was conducted among 432 female home owners across the country between the ages of 30 to 60 years. As in the first three...
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