Flame Retardant Dilemma Symposium – February 13, 2015

2014: A Pivotal Point in the Flame Retardant Dilemma

The great news is that California has changed the flammability standard that led to toxic flame retardants in our homes and bodies for nearly forty years. While furniture can now be sold without flame retardants, the new standard doesn’t ban flame retardants or say how to dispose of old furniture, so there is still much to be done

February 14, 2014

150 University Hall, UC Berkeley
2199 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA…

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Special Screening: Toxic Hot Seat

July 23, 2014

Hosted by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), this special screening of the HBO documentary Toxic Hot Seat includes a presentation and Q&A on California’s TB 117-2013 and TB 133 regulations…

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Safer Sofa Foam Exchange Official Launch

June 17, 2014

The wait is over! Shops participating in the Safer Sofa Foam Exchange have finished stocking their full line of foam without added flame retardants, and are ready to officially kick off the foam exchange, allowing customers to swap flame retarded foam out of their couch cushions for a flame retardant-free foam…

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