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This circular economy furniture startup designs its couches for rental and reuse

24 Jun 2020

Feather wants to stop furniture from going into landfill, by making a line of easy-to-clean and -repair furniture that can go to a second owner when you’re tired of it.

Around 12 million tons of furniture ends up in landfills in the U.S. each year. A startup called Feather wants to begin to change that by shifting ownership: Instead of selling furniture, the company rents it. When someone moves or wants a different sofa, they can send it back, and the company will clean and repair to sell to someone else.

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