Sustainable Furniture: Facts for Wildlife Lovers

Sustainable Furniture Facts For Wildlife Lovers The percentages on this map represent decreases in wildlife populations since 1970. Globally, the average drop in numbers of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles was 68%. What does this have to do with sustainable furniture, you ask? Read on. Ref: WWF Living Planet Report 2020.

Wood Furniture's Journey to Your Home Starts in a Forest

The wood furniture in your home began life in a forest. Sadly (catastrophically IMO) earth's forests are being destroyed at the rate of 1 football field every second. Your favorite animals are losing their homes. For example, Lions and tigers and bears are all endangered.
Sustainable furniture facts: forests are home to 80% of the planets terrestrial species Forests are home to 80% of our planets terrestrial wildlife species. An acre of their habitat is being destroyed every second. You can help them by purchasing responsibly harvested forest products including sustainable furniture.

Saving Wildlife Begins with Conserving Forest Habitat

Our planet's forests are home to 80% of the world's terrestrial wildlife. You can help conserve forest habitat by purchasing sustainable forest products. At Vermont Woods Studios we focus on providing sustainable wood furniture. We'd love to share more about our forest conservation and restoration work with you. If you're interested in learning how to find other sustainable forest products, check out the Rainforest Alliance website.

Sustainable Forest Facts: All our wood furniture is built with North American hardwoods like cherry, walnut, maple, oak, and ash.

How Our Sustainable Furniture Supports Wildlife Habitats

At Vermont Woods Studios, our company is built on a mission of forest conservation and restoration. We use only North American wood that is harvested responsibly. We define sustainable furniture in terms of these 4 criteria:Our showroom is located on 109 acres of managed woodlands that has been designated a Certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. Visit our website and our sustainable furniture blog to learn more.

The WWF Living Planet Report 2020

I've been an avid fan of the World Wildlife Fund WWF for 40 years. Their work around the globe has been instrumental in saving many species from extinction. You can find the WWF Living Planet Report 2020 here.

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Peggy Farabaugh

She is a CEO who brakes for salamanders, has bottle-fed rescued squirrels and spent her vacation building furniture for a rural school in Costa Rica. She believes in the future and in the people who will build it. A former distance-learning professor at Tulane University with a master’s in environmental health & safety, she turned an interest in forest conservation and endangered species into a growing, local business. She delivers rainforest statistics at breakneck speed, but knows how to slow down and appreciate the beauty of a newly finished piece of heirloom furniture.

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