The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the deadline for compliance with its new formaldehyde emissions standards for composite wood products by one year to Dec. 12, 2018.
The fallout from Hurricane Harvey continues to devastate, impacting Texas, Louisiana and beyond. According to AccuWeather, the heaviest rain and the greatest risk of flooding on a regional basis will extend northeastward from near the border of Texas and Louisiana to northern Louisiana, southeastern Arkansas, and northwestern Mississippi.
Casper, the online bed-in-box pioneer that has shaken up the mattress industry with a single product it calls “the perfect mattress,” is introducing a second mattress that incorporates ergonomic technology.
Naturepedic a leading manufacturer of certified organic bedding products has partnered with Braskem (NYSE: BAK) a thermoplastics resins producer and Sealed Air Corp. (NYSE: SEE), a packaging, cleaning and hygiene solutions company, to create a new-to-world formula for renewable polyethylene foam.
Retailer Pier 1 Imports (NYSE: PIR) has recalled about 2,500 wicker chairs, settees and ottomans from its Temani collection because the paint violates the federal lead paint standard.
The 4th International Green Interiors Awards, which showcases world leading, innovative, and inspirational interior spaces and interior products that have a positive impact on people and the environment, is now accepting submissions. The award categories include: office (small, medium, and large); residential (renovation and new build); hospitality; educational facilities; retail; retirement living (low care and high care); product innovation; and students.
The Market on Green showroom building in downtown High Point will receive the city's "Green Market Award" for its proper handling of trash and recycling during the spring and fall markets in 2016.