TITLE

SFC says it won't support AHFA sustainability program

AUTHOR(S)
Combs, Heath E.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;12/10/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the Sustainable Furniture Council (SFC) not to support the Sustainable by Design certification program established by the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA). The SFC questions the possibility of creating sustainability guidelines that favor the furniture industry. In addition, the council points out that the AHFA failed to consult experts belonging to environmental organizations, which plays a significant role toward the legitimacy of the program.
ACCESSION #
28526242

 

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