Reach New Customers: Go Flame Retardant-Free

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Do you run a custom foam or upholstery business that replaces foam in couches?

Demand is rising for furniture without harmful flame retardant chemicals.

We can help you reach new customers while improving public health.

Contact the Green Science Policy Institute at [email protected].

We will:

  • List you as a flame retardant-free foam provider in our buyer’s guides and newsletters
  • Help you find a source of flame retardant-free foam, if needed

Success in California

Four businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area recently switched to flame retardant-free foam. The Green Science Policy Institute helped promote these shops’ services as part of a Foam Exchange pilot program.

Since the program launch, these shops have enjoyed new customers and positive publicity, and consumers across the U.S. are asking where to exchange foam in their area.

Read more in this front-page story from the San Francisco Chronicle.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why are people asking for foam without flame retardants?

Read about the adverse health effects of commonly used flame retardants:

Why is now the time to switch?

Read about the California policy change that is reducing flame retardant use in furniture foam nationwide: