Sustainable Furnishings Council

Photo by Patrick Perkins on Unsplash
Photo by Patrick Perkins on Unsplash

Consumer Sentiment Toward Green Home Furnishings

Consumers are taking note of the impact their purchases have on their health and wellness, particularly in the last year. From sustainably sourced materials to chemical-free finishes, consumers are…
Image by Max Franke from Pixabay
Image by Max Franke from Pixabay

Chemical Insights Releases Interior Designer Toolkit

Chemical Insights, an Institute of Underwriters Laboratories, in conjunction with the Sustainable Furnishings Council, released a toolkit designed to help interior designers specify and select…
Gat Creek
All Gat Creek furniture is crafted domestically, reducing the company’s need for overseas transport.

3 Manufacturers Making Environmental Strides

The Sustainable Furnishings Council shared stories of three manufacturer members prioritizing sustainability. Gat Creek  Gat Creek manufactures wood furniture in the United States in its plant in…
Gat Creek table
Domestic manufacture and the use of local woods are some of the ways Gat Creek lowers its carbon footprint.

Consumer Awareness Drives Home Furnishings Sustainability Efforts

As consumers pay attention to wellness in their homes — COVID has further elevated that focus — sustainability has again taken on an urgency in consumer purchases, including home furnishings. Whether…

SFC Adds Working Groups to Benefit Members

The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) has launched peer-to-peer working groups to facilitate sustainability education for its members. The virtual workshops are held weekly on Fridays at 3 pm ET…

Sustainable Furnishings Council Names New Board of Directors, Officers for 2021

The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) has elected its incoming Board of Directors for 2021, which also serves as the Board of Sustainable Furnishings Education Fund, the nonprofit organization’s…
sustainable furnishings council, interior design society
IDS and SFC are collaborating again this year for Sustainable Designer of the Year

IDS, SFC Team Up for Sustainable Designer of the Year Award

The Interior Design Society (IDS) and Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) have once again partnered for the Sustainable Design Designer of the Year Award. After working together for several years,…
Photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash
Photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash

SFC Earns Forest Stewardship Council 2020 Leadership Award

The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) is among the entities named to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) 10th Annual Leadership Awards. The SFC met criteria as a U.S. based nonprofit…
Laurence Carr, Holistic Design and Sustainability
Laurence Carr talks about the importance of holistic design, including sustainability.

The Effects of Holistic Spaces and Sustainability on Mental Health

With increasing popularity in the design scene, holistic interior design is one of the most effective tools an individual can put into practice when striving toward wellness and overall life…

2020 Wood Furniture Scorecard Assesses Companies' Wood Sourcing Policies

The National Wildlife Federation and the Sustainable Furnishings Council announce the release of the 2020 edition of the Wood Furniture Scorecard, a comprehensive assessment of wood sourcing policies…