One of the beautiful things about furniture is that it’s (generally) designed to last. Unlike say, single-use water bottles or fast fashion garments, you’re likely to have a well-made piece of furniture for many years. Hopefully it will age well, and over time, will begin to look satisfyingly well loved. In fact, a decent piece of furniture can buck the trend when it comes to a system that has, historically, preferred to trash rather than treasure.
Author: Shannon Bergstrom
Shannon Bergstrom is a Sustainability Operations Manager at Recycle Track Systems. She loves learning about and partnering with innovative companies to create solutions for managing waste. A Staten Island native and current Brooklyn resident, she knows the best spots in town for pizza and bagels or a scenic running route.