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Furnishing your home without toxicity dangers..

I just bought a new house and I'm thrilled that I could use this as an opportunity to get healthy furniture around me. But it turned out to be a very difficult goal to reach -- a couch set with natural latex cushions, etc., costs about $10K, half the budget I have to furnish my whole house. I understand the reasoning that getting green furniture may cost more upfront but will last longer and benefit you more in the long run. But I simply don't have the money to do that, especially after just buying a house. I don't want to buy unhealthy but cheaper furniture as a temporary solution either, because I don't want to get stuff that I know I'll throw away very soon, and I don't want to live around toxic furniture. So I'm torn every day between using all my budget to buy just several pieces of furniture for now and leave the rest of house empty or just forget about being green a...

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