Magniflex USA, the domestic subsidiary of Italian bedding manufacturer Magniflex, said its Toscana mattress collection has been certified by GOTS, the Global Organic Textile Standard issued by the Institute for Ethical and Environmental Certification.
The Sustainable Furnishings Council’s certified sustainability training program will take place at two locations in January, and also is available online on several Fridays in January and February.
Retail powerhouse Ikea said solar panel installation is complete atop its Memphis, Tenn., store that is scheduled to open in late fall.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its final rule on July 27, to regulate formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products used as component parts in finished goods sold in the United States.
The Sustainable Furnishings Council and 24 other business groups recently announced they are filing a friend of the court brief in support of the National Clean Power Plan, the strongest action to date for addressing climate change. The groups represent a broad range of industries and regions nationwide.
The Sustainable Furnishings Council has become the latest industry entity to voice its opposition to North Carolina’s recently passed House Bill 2 that allows for discrimination and has requested it be repealed.
New Classic Home Furnishings will receive the Green Market Award today from the City of High Point and the High Point Market Authority.