It’s a big year for considering our place in the world and how we live in it. Here are a few ways we all can live in a more sustainable way in 2020 and beyond.
For a while now, our furniture craftspeople have been working on a process to create more vibrant color choices through a natural process that works in harmony with the bamboo. See the result: Introducing Amber and Ruby!
The holidays are here again, bringing the most waste of the year. Here are five easy ways to reduce holiday waste while having a wonderful and eco-friendly season.
One of the main things that makes bamboo one of the best renewable resources is how it is harvested. In addition to being a fast- growing grass that reaches maturity in 3-5 years, bamboo is a plant that is able to be harvested without harming the mother (or root) plant.
Learn how we do it at Greenington.
In a recent interview with Yale 360, William Moomaw (Professor Emeritus of International Environmental Policy at Tufts University) shared important new findings about the benefit of mature versus young trees for the emergent climate crisis. Learn what his finding means for our world.
Small spaces require big thinking. To make a compact space work, while being comfortable and livable, homeowners and tenants have to get creative in how to use their limited space. Here are three ways they can do that.
INspiration is an iconic member of their community and the furniture industry offering high quality furnishings in beautiful showrooms with white glove service. They have discerning merchandisers and a passion for sustainability that brings the best of all worlds.
Social good products offer a connection to positive social or environmental impact as a part of every purchase. What began as a “feel good” bonus for buyers has become more and more looked for, and rewarded, by buyers across all industries.
We love bamboo in every shape and form…and, with the holidays quickly approaching, we’re dreaming of all the fun ways we can give our eco-friendly friends and family unique and memorable bamboo gifts they’ll love. Here are our top picks.
“Sustainability” is what everyone is talking about everywhere we look these days…it’s even a major at some colleges now…and for good reason.
But what does that mean, exactly, and how is it more than just the latest buzzword?
Fall is officially upon us, and with the change of season comes the planning and excitement of gatherings and food with friends and family. As you start to prepare for upcoming celebrations, we’ve put together five simple and beautiful ways for nature and environment lovers to bring the season into your space.
Haiku sells eco-friendly and high quality furniture, natural bedding, gifts and accessories from their showroom and their online store with a mission to help customers create “Harmony in the Home”; a space of rest, relaxation and enjoyment.
An evergreen, perennial, flowering grass, bamboo is known to be hundreds of centuries old and one of the most important plants in the world. Used throughout human history for a variety of products, bamboo has been a prime source of both food and life sustaining items. Learn its history and importance through time.
The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) released its 2019 Impact Report earlier this month, “Reaching Sustainability Through Transparency.” The report showcases year-over-year trends in sustainability reporting. See what a difference product supply chain transparency makes for sustainability.
At Greenington, our commitment to creating high quality, sustainable furniture isn’t just about the bottom dollar – it’s a commitment to a global movement to live more responsibly in every way.
One organization is leading the way in raising standards and holding manufacturers accountable: the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC).
Fall is just around the corner and that may have you looking ahead to cooler temperatures, gatherings with friends, and end of year holidays. But the leaves aren’t the only things that change in the Fall…styles and trends start to change, as well. Here are three Fall furniture trends we love.
Every design industry has its trends from year to year and decade to decade. There are some furniture pieces, however, that stand the test of time. Here are five such pieces, each something that you can find in the Greenington line:
Nest sells high quality, environmentally responsible mattresses and bedding online and in their brick and mortar stores; and their in-person showrooms showcase Greenington beds exclusively.
Having sustainable and renewable source materials is one important part of that. Using every part of those materials is another. This is how we do it.
Creating a cohesive look in any room is part artistry, part savvy, and all personal style. No two styles are more challenging to combine in a cohesive way than Modern and Traditional. Here are five tips to doing it well.
We often get asked about whether our bamboo furniture is part of the decline in panda habitat, declining food sources, and their endangerment. Proudly, we can say, “No, it is not.”
It seems “modern” is the talk of the town everywhere we turn in the furniture world these days.
Here are the modern living room design trends we are seeing celebrated by top designers and industry professionals to consider for your own home…
With the increasing awareness of personal impact on the environment, more and more people are paying attention to their “footprint” – the effect their choices have on the planet.
Here are 5 ways everyone can reduce the ecological footprint of their home…
For most of history, furniture has been made from a variety of hardwoods that come from trees and forests around the world. … In recent decades, people around the world have been looking for better alternatives to wood to have more sustainable and responsible choices in the furniture they buy and live with. A closer look at bamboo has revealed it to be one of civilization’s best options for reducing carbon emissions worldwide.
As people become more aware of the environmental impact of their everyday choices, purchasing home furniture that not only reflects their personal style, but is also part of caring for the planet, is becoming more important.
Most people want to live in beautiful homes that don’t harm the beauty of the world around us.
With this growing awareness, there are more considerations for home furniture shoppers to consider beyond style, quality, color, size, and the myriad other factors as they look for that perfect item for their home.