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Textiles’ good looks hide an ugly environmental legacy, but there are five straightforward ways to make responsible design choices.
Standard textiles can have a toxic, devastating impact on our environment. Your project can do better.
You can avoid the most toxic textile treatments with proper fabric selection and maintenance.
Textile standards and certifications look at fiber production, life cycle, chemistry, and more, but in the U.S. they are just gaining traction.
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SVOCs like phthalates are released into the air, according to a new study, so you’re breathing and absorbing them, not just eating them.
Product News & Reviews
Rubber flooring is getting greener overall, but tire-derived products are still an iffy proposition.
Is rubber flooring sustainable? The jury is still out on most products, but nora and Artigo offer the best on the market.
Perfluorochemicals increase product longevity. Though these PFCs don’t last forever on our textiles and carpets, they do stick around in our bodies