Sitting Pretty: Green Sofas

Analyze the anatomy of, and toxins in, a conventional sofa—and find out what green options are out there.

| May/June 2004

  • Furnature’s Arlice sofa is upholstered in chemical-free organic cotton with sustainable hard-rock maple frames.
    Photo Courtesy Furnature (www.furnature.com)

Buying a new sofa? A look at the toxins in conventionally made upholstered furniture will either persuade you to save your dollars for a green sofa or convince you that sitting Japanese style on the floor isn’t so bad.

Where to buy

Bean Products 

Eco Sofa 



Furnature 

A Yoga Life






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