Friday, March 15, 2013

Earth Day is April 22, 2013 - an ideal time to engage friends and neighbors in Reducing, Reusing and Recycling. 

Here are 4 practical tools for turning green pledges into actions: 

  1. Bicycle Routes and Directions in Google Maps: Search for bike trails and directions to work, school and other places. You can also search for public transit and walking options to your destinations:  
  2. Earth911 Recycling: This online directory contains recycling information for over 300 materials - from batteries to paint. Enter your zip code to find your nearest recycling options: Also available is an environmental hotline: 1-800 CLEANUP® and free mobile app iRecycle®. Find over 100 more green apps here: 
  3. Power Profiler for Clean Electricity Options: How clean is the electricity you use at home? Input your zip code into this web tool from the U.S. EPA to find out. In many regions, utilities offer residents the option to choose cleaner, more environmentally friendly sources of energy. Contact your local provider for information. Power Profiler: 
  4. Eco Labels: Want to know what's really in the products you buy and how they may impact your health and well being? Get the scoop from Greener Choices by Consumer Reports. Use the online search tool to get an expert evaluation of labels on food, wood, personal care products and household cleaners:

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Link to HOME

Dear Friends of Terra Furnishings,

This is a link to an incredibly beautiful, disturbingly powerful video about climate change on YouTube that was brought to our attention. Well worth the time to watch and to share with others.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Valentine's Day offer from Terra Furnishings

Are you looking for a unique gift for that special someone this Valentine's Day? Why not have a look at Terra Furnishings for a fabulous gift idea like our lovely Bird Panel below. From now until February 14, take 5% off your entire order. Just use the promotional code BeMine at checkout to get your discount.

New green car options unveiled at Detroit Auto Show

This year's Detroit Auto Show was was home to some of the latest developments in green car technology. The folks over at Inhabitat gave us an in-depth look at our driving future. Have a look and let us know what you think.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Great Gift Ideas From Terra Furnishings....

With the holidays approaching, it's time to think about eco-friendly gifts for those special people in your life. Terra Furnishings has great gift items in all price ranges. Remember, prices on our site include shipping within the continental U.S.

Double Twist Stool

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Terra Furnishings to exhibit at Team Detroit Green Fair

Terra Furnishings will be showing their extensive line of products at the Team Detroit Green Fair in Dearborn, Michigan on Thursday, June 24. The first annual event is a place for businesses to showcase their products and services to the nearly 1,000 employees of Team Detroit (Ad Agency for Ford Motor Company).

This is a very exciting opportunity for us at Terra Furnishings and we'll post thoughts and photos after the event.