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Vegetarian Zen Archive (Episodes 1 - 100)
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast, we offer tips to make your home eco-friendly. First, we let you know why “traditionally-made” furnishings such as furniture, mattresses, pillows, and linens fall short on the sustainability spectrum.
Next, we let you know what to look for when shopping; things like ecologically-harvested wood, bamboo instead of hardwoods, non-toxic finishes, and natural fibers.
Finally, we let you know where to find these types of eco-friendly home furnishings.
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Here’s what we mention in this episode:
* The Peas and Carrots Society (on Facebook)
* Forest Stewardship Council
* Global Organic Textile Standard
Resources Used for this Episode
* OEKO-TEX Standard 100
* What makes the Casper mattress unique?
* Become Certified
* The 10 Best Green Upholstered Furniture Companies
Recipe of the Week
* Puff Pastry Pillows
Quotes of the Week
Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents pots and pans / the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum.
— Susan Sontag
Thanks for listening!
Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa