No one’s saying that things are rosy in the furniture industry right now, the housing crisis has hit the sector hard. That being said, there is growing optimism in a greener future for furniture. Urban Woods LLC, in California, is making its furniture from recycled materials like reclaimed wood from buildings. With Urban Woods, you could one day be setting your drinks on a coffee table made from an old soundstage.
Vaughan Bassett Furniture recognized that being one of the largest wood manufacturers in the country, comes with its responsibilities. That’s why they will be planting one tree, for every one of the 150,000 trees, that they use each year.
“We admit we needed to do something proactive,” spokesman Doug Bassett said.
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