Your best bet may be finding a gently used model in a consignment shop, auction house, Craigslist, or a garage sale.
- Have it refinished with a low-VOC finish, and
- re-upholstered with natural latex cushions and sustainably harvested/dyed fabric.
Also, when I did a Google search on eco-friendly recliners, I came up with these sites:"Four Places to Get Eco-Friendly Recliners" ,EcoComfort recliner by La-Z-Boy, andEcovian's listing for "San Francisco Sustainable Furniture Stores".
For more information:
Read "Can you recommend sources for green furniture?" a Q&A answered by Miriam Landman.
Also, read "How can I reupholster furniture sustainably?" a Q&A answered by Kirsten Flynn.