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“TMC Furniture is committed to reducing, reusing and recycling to help ease the strain on our environment.”

  • We design and manufacture all our products with long life cycles to reduce the need to discard and replace furniture.
  • Our products are primarily manufactured using wood – a wonderful organic material that is renewable, recyclable and biodegradable.
  • The northern hardwoods that we select for our furniture come from renewable and sustainable forests; we do not use wood from endangered tree species.
  • TMC furnishings are made in the USA which limits our transportation needs (as compared to trans-oceanic imports), thus reducing the carbon footprint of our products.
  • Many of our products are constructed using Forbo Linoleum, Dakota Burl, Wheatboard and other “high-scoring” LEED materials. TMC's extensive experience with environmentally-friendly materials allows us to easily incorporate them into semi-custom and fully-custom products.
  • Our metal and plastic products contain recycled content.
  • Our adhesives, stains and finishes are designed to minimize harmful emissions – wherever possible, we use water-based products.
  • Both our locations – TMC's Grand Rapids Factory and Ann Arbor Office – are committed to recycling paper, cardboard, plastics and scrap materials left over from our furniture production, thus dramatically reducing landfill requirements.
  • We are just-in-time manufacturers eliminating storing unnecessary inventory.
  • We offer blanket-wrap shipping, thereby eliminating packaging waste. Whenever possible, TMC uses processing procedures and products that have minimal environmental impact.