Hi there, I am wondering if I could ask a question maybe you could address in your blog someday. Flame-retardant free couches. Where do you get them? I found some online via "Debra's List" but they were $$$$$! Nice but way pricey. I am lying on my micro-suede one. I called the company we bought it from and they told me that "micro-suede is generally not treated" but could neither confirm nor deny that mine was treated or not. Ugh!
Thanks! Love your blog!!
I agree, the furniture I have researched with the least toxic flame retardants in them - or none at all -- is quite expensive. If price is an issue you might do well with a natural futon on a hardwood frame, like those sold at WhiteLotus.net.
For inexpensive better but not totally pure furniture, Ikea says their furniture is made to adhere to stricter-than-American Finnish and German standards. For mid-range, you might want to do some research on places like Crate and Barrel. They're