NYT: ‘Fast Furniture’ Is Cheap. And Americans Are Throwing It in the Trash.

The mass-produced furniture that sold furiously during the pandemic could soon be clogging landfills.


by Debra Kamin

Consumers in the United States spent $4 billion more on desks, chairs and patio equipment in 2021 than they did in 2019. Environmentalists say that a lot of the products sold during the pandemic weren’t built to last.


https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/31/realestate/fast-furniture-clogged-landfills.html