This Spring, Make Sure Your Garden Furniture is Truly Green
Furniture scorecard helps consumers find sustainable garden furniture
Published May 18, 2009
MONTPELIER, VT – As Americans begin gearing up for the warm summer months they will discover many garden furniture brands claiming to be “eco-friendly,” “green,” or “sustainably harvested.” Unfortunately, few of these products have been rigorously audited to verify such claims. To help consumers make informed choices when purchasing garden furniture, the National Wildlife Federation has released its third annual Garden Furniture Scorecard. The scorecard catalogs retailers selling Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified garden furniture—the most rigorous system for distinguishing wood products in the market.
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