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4. Sloan has introduced a turbine-powered option for its BASYS automatic faucet
line that conserves both water and energy. It generates hydroelectric power that
extends battery life (AA) up to 10 years. It also offers automatic pre-set time-out,
based on flow rate. Available in four finishes with two trim plates and optional
5. earthly offers a vibrant line of eco-friendly wall coverings and fabrics which
doesn't compromise design for sustainability. Wall coverings are PVC-free and
low-VOC with 31 percent recycled content, while the fabrics are printed on hemp
or hemp-blended materials with reactive dye and water-soluble inks.
6. The Mid-Century collection—that features warm woods—from West Elm
Workspace is officially FSC-certified. A variety of pieces are available to build out
any responsible office, including desks, benching systems, conference and accent
tables as well as casegoods and seating and lounge options galore.
7. Muemma somehow twists high tech into warm and cozy. The ARiNA
speaker can be placed on a table and used as a charging dish, wall-mounted,
or become portable. The inner cover wall deflects sound waves and disperses
music in every direction throughout the room, similar to an arena. Covers can be
changed to a variety of fabrics, colors, and finishes with a quick twist.
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