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Ikea - Just How Sustainable is the Swedish Big-Box Furniture Retailer?
Products and Materials

Ikea Sustainability and their new Sell-Back Program

...furniture with non-toxic, formaldehyde-free materials, or non-toxic zero-VOC finishes . Here is a non-toxic natural wood finishing oil we found and used, and ...

Toboom - Winner of Formica Canada’s Industrial Design Competition
Design

Canadian students win first prize at Formica’s 2021 FORM Student Innovation Competition

...furniture design students from across Canada and the U.S. to create furniture using Formica® Brand products . A record total of 244 entries from over 35 univers...

Smart Homes of the Future, Survey reveals what Adults & Kids think sustainable
Innovation

The Future of Smart Homes, a recent survey explores how our homes will change to respond to climate change

...furniture that changes colour among the incredible innovations that could be ubiquitous in homes of the future. However here at EcoHome we were more interested ...

Home Energy labeling, Impact of Mandatory labels on Real Estate prices US Canada
Real estate

The North American Property market faces a ticking timebomb - Mandatory energy labeling - and here's what to do about it

...furniture and built-ins like kitchens and closets in new home builds across North America, more and more people are now considering Air Quality Testing before p...

Greenwashing - CMA Launches a New Investigation to Recognize it and Stop It
Products and Materials

The UK Competition and Markets Authority is investigating "Greenwashing" of Products - Good!

...furniture and inside homes Which is better, OSB or plywood - for roofs, walls and floors? The best lumber choices for wood frame construction of hom...