Green green upholstery Questions

Is my papasan chair treated with fire retardants?

— Tracy Branford, CT

Answered by Olga G. Alvarez, LEED-AP ID+C on April 17, 2011

Any recommendations for a healthy leather sofa that won't offgas?

— Amy Mountain View, CA

Answered by Kirsten Flynn on January 6, 2011

Is there a way to test my carpet padding for PBDEs?

— Mary Hull Lake Oswego, OR

Answered by Kirsten Flynn on August 3, 2010

Can you recommend a nontoxic fabric treatment to protect my ivory couch from stains?

— Dawn Keith, Centennial, CO

Answered by Mary Cordaro on February 19, 2009

How can I reupholster furniture sustainably?

— Amy Wallace, Darien, CT

Answered by Kirsten Flynn on June 17, 2008