Greening Outdoor Furniture

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polywood-cafe-table.jpgYou may be searching for just the right patio set soon, so keep in mind the sustainable outdoor furniture that’s on the market today. Whether its sourced from recycled materials or from forests that are well-managed, there are several available options.

I first wrote about the subject last July and August, but there’s an increasing number of manufacturers who offer such green goods. In addition to EcoFurniture and EPS Plastic Lumber’s great lines, there are other innovative companies with green outdoor furniture and accessories.

Gaiam offers a cool hammock made from recycled soda bottles and a variety of solar lighting. Reforest Teak offers beautiful teak outdoor furniture that comes from sustainably managed forests with a company mission of ecological reforestation. Maku Furnishings has some lovely offerings made from plantation grown, reclaimed and sustainable raw materials. Loll Designs makes its stylish products from recycled plastic and an environmentally friendly wood fiber composite. Thos. Baker’s line of long-lasting teak furniture comes from well managed plantations.

Tag(s): Going Green, Green Furnishings, The Great Green Outdoors


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