Product information on eco-friendly home furnishings, green design, environmental regulations, recycling techniques and sustainable forest resources.
Casual Living Staff, December 4, 2013CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Sustainable Furnishings Council announced Carl Davis Jr. will lead the organization's development efforts in 2014. More
Casual Living Staff, November 25, 2013The low-profile Cloud fire pit by Brown Jordan is an ideal outdoor centerpiece. It uses EcoSmart Fire technology requiring no utility connection, but rather clean-burning bioethanol for a smokeless fire experience. More
Barry Justus, November 23, 2013There Are A Variety Of Reasons For constructing an energy efficient or "green" pool. Rising energy costs, global warming and cost savings are all part of the equation. More
Jamie Sorcher, November 23, 2013Emerald green may be the Pantone color of the year, but it also represents an eco-friendly vibe. These items
are made from repurposed materials or can be recycled after use, mixing aesthetics with an earth-minded approach. More
Laurie Rudd, November 22, 2013From Birkenstocks To Orange Crate furniture, the persona of ecofriendly products has been seen as more about function than fl air. Over the history of outdoor sustainable furnishings, there also have been dull and design challenged periods, but today it is a segment full of fresh designs, vibrant colors and award-winning glamour. More
Cinde W Ingram, November 15, 2013Eco-Friendly furniture specialist Groovy stuff unveiled more products while introducing student product designers from Auburn University at thismonth's High Point Market. More
Casual Living Staff, November 15, 2013Go kamado-style to sear, smoke or grill food. This grill from ProFire Grills includes a dual-action top vent along with eco-friendly bamboo handle and side shelves. More
Casual Living Staff, November 13, 2013COLOGNE, Germany - Exhibitors can qualify for early-bird savings if they book their booth space by Nov. 19 to participate in the next spoga+gafa, set for Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2014. More
Casual Living Staff, November 13, 2013The South Beach Ultimate Adirondack by Poly-Wood, with hideaway ottoman for added comfort, is made from post-consumer milk and detergent bottles. The finished product contains more than 90% of recycled plastic by weight. More
Casual Living Staff, November 11, 2013These custom perforated panels by Parasoleil - shown here in the Mission pattern - use 95% recycled copper and low VOC (volatile organic compounds) powder coatings which add to the LEED points of building green. More
Home Accents Today Staff, November 5, 2013DALLAS - Auburn University student Meghan Wilson's design won the popular vote in the Groovystuff by Design: Connecting Education with Industry Challenge during the October High Point Market. More
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- December 08-11, 2013Location: South Main Street
- January 07-14, 2014Location: AmericasMart
- January 08-11, 2014Location: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition Center
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Casual Living's Jamie Sorcher
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