Tag Archives: Sustainable Furniture

Sustainable Extraction

Find ECO and environmentally friendly furniture options at Furnitureland South. Jayson Parker is your guide! Contact him to visit the Eco-link and learn about specific manufacturers who are taking a stand to earth friendly practices.
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Supporting American-made furniture in today’s global economy

Celebrating the 4th of July brought to my attention how blessed we are as Americans! I have been fortunate enough to travel to many places throughout the world through golf:  Korea, Japan, Thailand, England and France to name a few. But there’s nowhere else in the world that I would rather live than the great USA! This brings me to […]
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Quality IS Green

Though it’s been over 20 years now, I’ll never forget overhearing another Design Consultant discuss the price of bedding with a client. When asked the price of our most expensive queen size mattress set, the consultant answered “one thousand dollars.” When asked the cost of our LEAST expensive, she just as quickly responded “TWO thousand […]
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Green or Greenwash?

With all the Greenwashing that occurs in advertising, it is often difficult to know what is truly sustainable. Frequently you may see vendors market their product as green, but in reality only a small portion of the piece is actually sustainable. Manufacturers may utilize some recycled material in their product and claim it as green. It is […]
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Somewhere that’s green

He rakes and trims the grass He loves to mow and weed I cook like Betty Crocker And I look like Donna Reed There’s plastic on the furniture To keep it neat and clean In the Pine-Sol scented air Somewhere that’s green* In the musical Little Shop of Horrors, Audrey sings dreamily of the perfect […]
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“Earth Day is Every Day!”

The first Earth Day celebration took place on April 22nd, 1970 and attracted around 20 million participants! Rooted in 1960’s activism, Earth Day was founded as a reaction to poor and neglectful treatment of our environment. It is now a global tradition, reaching over 180 nations around the world. As the saying goes, “Earth Day is Every […]
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It isn’t easy being green…or is it?

Green is no longer just a color, but also a lifestyle.  As we go through life trying to minimize our carbon footprint or “greening” our lifestyle we recycle plastic bottles, we use recyclable bags at the grocery store or we buy local products. We think to ourselves that we have done our part, but there […]
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Go Green with Vanguard

Sales & Design Consultant, Lauren Mungo, describes the eco-friendly practices of one of Furnitureland South's top manufacturers, Vanguard Furniture.
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Project UDesign – The Future of Furniture

What would you do if you had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow your dreams? Would you do it? Of course you would! And that’s just what three lucky students from Savannah College of Art and Design have done. BiOH Polyols’ Project UDesign Contest is the stuff dreams are made of. Three students who have recently […]
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Celebrate Earth Day with Eco-Friendly Art.

Furnitureland South features art from The Phillips Collection on our Eco-Link. Check out this video from The Phillips Collection discussing their design and green practices.    Send article as PDF   
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