||||||||The Iso table by MARK is 100% manufactured in Cornwall from English ash|The UR Carbon Neutral table by Thinking Ergonomix has been designed for dissassembly so it is 100% recyclable at the end of its life|Pli’s Reee chair is made using 100%-recycled post-consumer plastic from computer games consoles|The Compos lobby chair, designed by Samuli Naamanka and made from linen and corn starch, is 100% biodegradable|InterfaceFLOR is working on a process to separate their products into backing and yarn to achieve ‘like-for-like recycling’|The Pennyfields chair by Pli can be easily disassembled into its bamboo seat and powdercoated steel frame. The frame can be recoated and the seat replaced, so the chair could look as good as new in 100 years|The Ara office chair by Orangebox was the first task chair developed and manufactured in Europe to achieve cradle-to-cradle certification. This means it can be fully disassembled into recyclable component parts||
16 Feb 2011

Green rinse: Exploring eco-friendly claims

Words by Hugh Metcalf

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