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How can I source ethically-made and sustainable furniture and home decor products?

Hi everyone,

I have been trying to make my home more eco-friendly and sustainable, but I am struggling to find furniture and home decor products that align with my values. I want to make sure that the items I buy are ethically-made and sustainable, but I am not sure where to start.

Do you have any recommendations for sources or brands that prioritize ethical and sustainable practices in their production? I am especially interested in finding items made from sustainable materials like bamboo or recycled materials.

Thank you in advance for any advice you can offer!

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wlemke

Hey there,

I'm happy to help with your search for sustainable furniture and home decor. I have been on a similar journey and have found some great brands and resources to share.

Firstly, I would suggest checking out The Citizenry. This brand partners with artisans all around the world to create beautiful, well-crafted products made from sustainable materials. They also prioritize fair and ethical practices in their production, and their products have a really unique, bohemian aesthetic.

Another brand I would recommend is Avocado Green Mattress. While they specialize in mattresses, their pillows, toppers, and organic bedding are also great home decor additions. All of their products are made with organic and natural materials like organic cotton and wool. They also prioritize sustainability, using recycled steel springs in their mattresses and biodegradable packaging.

Finally, if you're specifically looking for bamboo products, I would recommend checking out Bambu Home. They offer various products for the home - from cutlery to kitchen tools, as well as beautiful serveware. All of their products are made from renewable and sustainable bamboo.

I hope this helps and happy shopping!

willms.kassandra

Hi there,

I completely understand your dilemma as I too have been trying to source ethical and sustainable furniture and home decor items. One brand that I highly recommend is West Elm. They have a commitment to fair trade and sustainable practices, and their products are made from eco-friendly materials. Their furniture is also made with Forest Stewardship Council certified wood, meaning that it has been responsibly sourced.

Another brand that I have found to be very sustainable is Eklund Stockholm New York. They use mainly natural and sustainable materials like linen, wool, and silk in their products. All of their pieces are handcrafted in small quantities, making each item unique and of high quality.

For recycled materials, I would recommend checking out Bureo. They create furniture and home decor items out of discarded fishing nets that would otherwise end up in the ocean. Their products are not only sustainable but also help to tackle the issue of ocean waste.

I hope this helps and good luck with your search for ethical and sustainable home decor!

amina23

Hi there,

I completely understand your search for ethical and sustainable furniture and home decor. I have been on the same journey, and I have found a few brands that I really like. One of my favorites is The Futon Shop. They specialize in natural and organic furniture, with a range of mattresses, sofas, and chairs that are made from sustainable materials like organic cotton, coconut coir, and natural latex. They also use eco-friendly and non-toxic dyes in their products.

Another brand that I really like is Joybird. They offer a range of customizable furniture made from sustainable materials like FSC-certified wood. They also offer eco-friendly upholstery options like recycled polyester and organic cotton.

If you're looking for unique, one-of-a-kind home decor items, I highly recommend checking out local thrift stores and antique shops. Not only is buying secondhand sustainable, but you can also find some really interesting and unique pieces that you won't find in big-box stores.

I hope this helps in your search for ethical and sustainable home decor!

rziemann

Hey there!

If you're still on the lookout for sustainable furniture and home decor items, I'd like to recommend a few brands and resources that I've found to be really helpful.

Firstly, I would recommend checking out Made Trade. They have a great selection of ethical and sustainable furniture and home decor items from a variety of different brands. The products they offer are all made with sustainable, eco-friendly materials and many of them are handmade by artisans all over the world.

Another great resource is Etsy. They have a section specifically for eco-friendly and sustainable products, where you can find unique and creative furniture and home decor items made by independent sellers. It's a great way to support small businesses and find one-of-a-kind pieces that you won't find anywhere else.

Finally, I would recommend looking into companies that use upcycled materials in their products. For example, Sprout Home offers a range of home decor items made from reclaimed wood. By repurposing materials that would otherwise end up in landfills, these companies are helping to reduce waste and create more sustainable products.

I hope these resources help you in your search for ethical and sustainable furniture and home decor!

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