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Going Green: Top 10 Household Products to Avoid

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Tropical hardwoods


Q: Have you made a conscience effort to purchase bamboo-made furniture or wood furniture manufactured through certified forestry programs?

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Teak and mahogany are beautiful, long-lasting woods. Demand for these woods has increased their harvesting from tropical rainforests, where over half of the planet's plant and animal species reside. Help protect the rainforests. Next time you are in the market for wood furniture, make sure it's manufactured through certified forestry programs. Even better, consider purchasing products made from bamboo, a highly renewable resource that causes less damage to the environment.

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