Functional Shelving Storage + Shelving. Looks great and good for the Planet too!
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Since you’re here, you’re probably a lot like us: creative, practical, caring, and ready to inspire a better way. We are inspired to do things right and keep things simple. We believe in treating everyone as if they were our friend, protecting our environment as if it were our home, and finding creative solutions to over complicated challenges. In short, we are Way Basics.
Paper based storage furniture became the foundation of our initial introduction for the brand. We thought it would be fun to create a recycling bin made from recycled paper, since it’s one of the most commonly recycled materials. It would be simple and elegant.
Simple: The World's Easiest Assembly! In our packages, you won't find mysterious collections of screws and nails, or complicated diagrams and instructions. That's because you can put our unique zBoards together without tools or hardware. Super-strong 3M brand adhesive strips let you fit the pieces neatly together. Just peel, stick and you're done. Honest.
Safe: Zero Formaldehyde or VOC! We want you to be safe and live the healthiest life possible. You can rest assured that our products aren't polluting the air inside your home. VOC's are chemicals that become a gas at room temperature. There is no formaldehyde in our products. We also use a water-based glue that is completely environmentally friendly, and recyclable too!
Way basics saves trees! zBoards are made almost entirely (99%) from post-consumer recycled paper, and do not consume additional natural resources like trees and the enormous amounts of water needed to make virgin paper. While very strong, paper zBoards are made from the lightest form of wood byproduct.
As founding members of the Sustainable Furnishings Council, a coalition united to promote environmentally healthy practices in the industry, we are helping consumers identify good furniture choices.