sustainability
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May 4, 2022
How do you orient a company toward sustainability goals when our economy is built around profitability? Business of Home spoke to sustainability leaders at four brands—Williams-Sonoma, Room & Board, Humanscale and Material Bank—to hear their stories, successes and challenges.
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March 16, 2022
From sustainably sourced wood to nontoxic fabrics, it seems like there’s a green certification for just about everything. Here, we’ve outlined what common certifications mean, who the organizations behind them are and everything else a designer needs to know.
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February 23, 2022
The rigorous certification, which judges a company’s ethical and environmental practices, is on the rise. Five home brands from across a range of categories discuss their journey to secure the designation.
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October 13, 2021
Extreme weather events are expected to continually increase over the next 30 years, so a growing number of designers and architects are finding ways to create homes that can stand up to the changing times.
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September 24, 2021
A team of scientists recently developed an ultrawhite shade of paint that could cool homes and cut down on the need for air conditioning, drastically reducing energy costs and carbon emissions in the process.
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September 14, 2021
To meet the growing demand for natural alternatives to harsh chemicals in products including performance textiles, two companies have partnered to pioneer a nontoxic solution made from chitosan, a biopolymer sourced from seafood waste.
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