A Guide to Eco-Friendly Home Furnishings (VZ 95)

a guide to eco-friendly home furnishings

In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast, we offer tips to make your home eco-friendly.  First, we let you know why “traditionally-made” furnishings such as furniture, mattresses, pillows, and linens fall short on the sustainability spectrum.

 

Next, we let you know what to look for when shopping; things like ecologically-harvested wood, bamboo instead of hardwoods, non-toxic finishes, and natural fibers.

 

Finally, we let you know where to find these types of eco-friendly home furnishings.

 

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Here’s what we mention in this episode:

 

Certification Organizations

 

Resources Used for this Episode

 

Recipe of the Week

 

Quotes of the Week

Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents pots and pans / the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum.

— Susan Sontag

 

Thanks for listening!

Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa

 

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