Houston Chronicle: Chem-free beds are doctor’s orders


Article includes this section on the Safer Sofa Foam Exchange:

The demand for cleaner furnishings across the country is leading to some other unconventional furniture behavior. Two weeks ago in the Bay Area in California, a foam business owner teamed up with a longtime researcher for a “Safer Sofa Foam Exchange.” Rather than replacing a still-useful sofa, customers could bring in their old couch cushions, have them measured, and order flame retardant-free replacement foam, at a discounted price.

Ingrid Lobet