Ikea to sell green products

August 7, 2008 6:57:45 PM PDT
Green products could soon be coming to a home furnishings store.Ikea plans to invest $77 million in startup companies working to create environmentally friendly products and technologies.

Reports say Ikea could add green goods, such as solar panels, to its inventory.

By this fall, Ikea will eliminate the use of plastic bags in an effort to reduce pollution.

Ikea has 35 stores in the United States and more than 280 stores worldwide.