Local furniture makers urged to adopt green practices [News]

February 19, 2013 by  
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By Channel NewsAsia, 19 Feb 2013.

More furniture manufacturers in Singapore will be encouraged to adopt green practices with the aim of being awarded green certifications.

This is part of a three-year plan by the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC) and Singapore Environment Council (SEC) with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

To date, 11 SFIC members have been awarded green certificates by local and international bodies. The SFIC aims to double this number by 2014.

Under the MOU, SFIC and SEC will work together to improve furniture manufacturers’ expertise in environmental sustainability.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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One Response to “Local furniture makers urged to adopt green practices [News]”
  1. Journey East says:

    It’s very encouraging to know that the SFIC has been and is continuing to support furniture built from eco-friendly materials and/or through processes with a small carbon footprint.

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