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10 Places to Shop for Eco-Friendly Furnishings
West Elm – www.westelm.com
We can make the choice to invest in products made in ways that respect people and the environment. We call it ‘responsible retail’ and it’s what west elm is all about.
– Jennifer Gootman, Director of Social Consciousness and Innovation
Emmerson and Mid-Century lines use reclaimed wood and FSC-Certified wood.
Crate & Barrel – www.crateandbarrel.com
The best place to start making the world a better place is right at home. For us, green is not a trend. It’s an ongoing mission. Our commitment will continue as we develop new ways to improve everything we touch, from the products we design to the way we deliver them to your home.
First North American home retailer to work directly with the Tropical Forest Trust (TFT), in their eco-friendly line.
- Offers over 50 styles in eco-responsible upholstery
- Bluestone storage, Paloma dining, Linea bedroom, Phoenix home office, and Seguro media and accent table collections are all FSC-certified
- Drinkware made of recycled glass
- Oeko–Tex certified linens
- Sustainable bamboo housewares
Viesso – www.viesso.com
Eco-friendly furniture from Stem is designed for a healthy planet, and a healthy home.
Uses natural and recycled materials in all of their furniture.
- All natural, from the inside out
- Recycled fabrics and reclaimed woods
- No fire retardants or Teflon
- Low VOC wood finishes
- Hand crafted in the U.S.A.
Learn more about Viesso’s Eco-Friendly Furniture from Viesso
Environment Furniture – www.environmentfurniture.com
In creating unique furniture collections from reclaimed, recycled, and sustainably harvested wood, we show our respect for nature’s bounty and reaffirm our deep commitment to sustainability. This attention to the provenance of our raw materials differentiates us from other furniture-makers, and positions us to meet growing demand for environmentally sound products.
Creates unique furniture from reclaimed, recycled and sustainably forested wood.
- Sustainable wood sourcing
- Production materials
- Shipping materials
Bambeco – www.bambeco.com
Behind the name Bambeco is a team of passionate individuals who live Bambeco principles. We define ourselves, personally, as custodians of the planet, dedicated to reducing our carbon footprint, practicing responsible consumption and approaching our personal purchasing habits with a long view of how our decisions impact the planet.
Premier retailer for sustainable home furnishings and decor delivering high quality products made from reclaimed, repurposed, renewable, recycled, natural and organic materials.
- Minimal, recycled packaging
- Locally-sourced materials
- Carbon-free shipping
Viva Terra – www.vivaterra.com
At VivaTerra we are dedicated to bringing an eco-friendly lifestyle to every part of your home decor (and more)! Before it was “trendy” to be green we recognized the importance of this mission and the inherent beauty within it.
Dedicated to inspiring your home and garden with beautifully crafted, eco-friendly decor.
- Fair-trade practices
- Artisan made
- Small footprint, big impact
- Products without chemicals
- Made in USA
Boll and Branch – www.bollandbranch.com
We decided to reshape the textiles industry from the ground up.
– Scott Tannen
All bedding, towels and blankets made with natural, organic cotton fibers.
- Products are authentic, pure and chemical-free
- Meticulous craftsmanship
- Made with respect for the human and environmental resources that make it possible
- Directly sourced the world’s finest organic cotton
Hook and Loom – www.hookandloom.com
We will always search out the most Earth-friendly way to make our rugs. We will always seek to lower our environmental impact, attempting to inspire others in our industry to do the same.
Creates hand-crafted rugs in an earth-friendly manner, using no dyes, chemicals, or latex in a variety of colors.
- No dyes. Ever.
- No chemicals.
- No latex.
Natural Area Rugs – www.naturalarearugs.com
We aim to improve the lifestyle of our customers. We always put our customers’ interests and needs first.
Rugs created from bamboo, organic wool or cotton, sisal, seagrass, jute and cork.
- Made from rapidly renewable materials that come from plants
- No eco-damaging manufacturing involved
- Natural carpets greatly reduce allergens in the air
Art.com – www.art.com
We exist so you can have the art you love. This means giving you easy access to incredible art images and top-notch craftsmanship. Because when you find art you love, you’ll love your space more… and that’s what it’s all about.
Eco-Friendly Art collection – The print is produced with soy-based inks on on paper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (eco-friendly line, only)
These are just a few retailers that offer environmentally friendly products. If you’re interested in seeing custom options, or options not currently available to the public, contact Alicia Paley Home Interiors to schedule a consultation.