- Uses materials that come from renewable sources.
- Process produces minimal chemicals that can pollute the environment.
- Prefers local material and manufacturing to save on transportation carbon footprint.
The monsoon is now at its fag end and there is rejuvenated greenery all around us that fills us with happiness and tranquillity. And we have a duty, nay, a moral obligation, to our future generations, of preserving the beauty of nature for them! While we certainly must enjoy the fruits of our labour, it is the balancing act of ‘sustainable development & consumption’ that will help us achieve these two seemingly antipodal aims. Yes, sustainable consumption is not just possible, but is actually quite easy to inculcate if we follow the right practices. For example, we at ASIS Group have always been a vociferous proponent of looking after your furniture so as to ensure its long usable life and thus helping you reduce the ‘mean time between changing your furniture’. Have you read our previous blogs on the our previous blogs on the subjects of monsoon precautions for your furniture and of getting rid of mould and fungus from your furniture? In this edition, we talk of ‘Green’ or Eco-friendly Furniture – what is it and how to find it! Nowadays, we see and hear a lot of talk about sustainable furniture and a large number of people making responsible choices about the products they put in their homes because it matters for the environment. But are all green furniture claims true? Not always, and there’s a term for that: greenwashing. So it’s important to know all the facts. Green / Eco-friendly / Sustainable furniture is furniture made using materials that have a minimal negative impact on the environment:-