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ASLA Survey: Demand High for Sustainable, Tech-Friendly Residential Landscapes

Consumers prefer sustainable – yet tech-friendly – design elements for their outdoor living spaces, according to the 2017 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).  For the first time, wireless/internet connectivity entered the top ten project types, suggesting that people want a backyard that allows them to enjoy both nature and connectivity.

SFC Sustainability Training Set for May 25 in NYC

The Sustainable Furnishings Council will conduct a seminar for its updated sustainability certification program on May 25 at the Parsons School of Design in New York City.

Fusion Designed Wins Green Award

Wyoming interior design business Fusion Designed was one of five winners of the Sustainable Furnishing Council’s inaugural  #GetYourGreenOn competition in January.

SFC Webinar to Discuss Responsible Down Standard

The Sustainable Furnishings Council is sponsoring a Feb. 16 webinar focusing on the Responsible Down Standard, a voluntary global standard aimed at eliminating live-plucking and force-feeding of animals in the down and feather supply chain.

Milliken Launches Line of Sustainable Performance Fabrics

Textile producer Milliken & Company has launched a collection of sustainable performance fabrics that are produced with natural or recycled fibers made from plastic bottles and a plant-based water repellant.

STORIS Enhancement Enables Furniture Retailers to Go Paperless

STORIS has just released a new module, called Signature Capture & Document Archive. The module developed in conjunction with Top 100 Retailer, W. S. Badcock Corporation, offers the ability to reduce paper documents needed to support their consumer financing program. The enhancement is part of STORIS’s core product offering.

Webinar to Feature Environmentally Safe Items from SFC Members

The Sustainable Furnishings Council is hosting a webinar Thursday to highlight the environmentally safe products that have been introduced by SFC members this year.

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