Fast furniture: what’s wrong with it and 7 ways to make better choices (for you and the planet)

It wasn’t so long ago (certainly within my lifetime) that we bought furniture to last. Dining tables and sofas would have a place in our homes for decades, many handed down through generations. They were a part of our lives and embedded in our fondest memories. It was a time when we used to place value on our furniture, because…

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