While we fully appreciate the past, we realize we live in a new and complicated era. At this time, we cannot neglect or deny the impact our industry has on the environment. This impact is across the board, and profound.
For this and many other reasons, we have taken active steps towards reducing our foot print and promote sustainability.
First, we use only responsibly harvested domestic hard woods in our furniture line.
We try to source our materials as close to Brooklyn as possible...
Secondly, our finishes are low to no volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This means that during the production process and afterwards, less pollutants are released into the air.
Thirdly, we have partnered with Sustainable Harvest International;
Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) is building a global network of local partners working toward environmental, economic and social sustainability. SHI facilitates long-term collaboration among trained local staff, farmers and communities to implement sustainable land-use practices that alleviate poverty by restoring ecological stability. more...