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How green are IKEA products?

Brian Becker | Posted in Green Products and Materials on

A lot people, particularly college-age people, trek to IKEA when it comes to interior design. Given that IKEA promotes itself as a “green” company, what is your take on the products they sell? How green are IKEA products?

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  1. PhilipScheffer | | #1

    Quick Google search for IKEA Green makes their case:

    It doesn't seem possible that their products are green, but they certainly have that in mind, PR-wise.

    Efficiency might be their best green trait.

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