Five sustainable homeware brands for an eco-friendly home
Many of us choose to have only ethical and sustainable products in our kitchens and bathrooms, but what about interiors? Sustainable homeware can improve your carbon footprint, using natural and recycled materials created ethically.
Seat all the family easily on this handsome solid oak raw steel frame Xavier dining table, £1,790, handmade in the UK using sustainably sourced European oak. Available in three sizes to seat six, eight or ten, pair with the Xavier oak dining table for the complete look. Available in a range of wood finishes and frame options from Wearth London.
For an elegant addition to a fireplace, terrace or table these recycled glass and metal Sia Nkuku lanterns, from £49, are a flexible, eco-friendly addition to your home. They are also Fair Trade certified, made by small, ethical co-operatives in India. Available in a choice of three sizes from Protect the Planet.
Nisi Living excels at Mediterranean-style designs handmade in fair-labour, fair-trade workshops in India. Channel the French Riviera or a Greek boutique hotel from the comfort of your home or garden with these indoor/outdoor Dash & Albert cushions, £70, made from recycled polyester. Each features a double-sided geometric print in cobalt blue with smart white piping.
Lifestyle brand Relish sells pre-loved vintage homewares, the definition of sustainable, as well as offering a bespoke design service for a small number of projects using eco paint and sourcing local artists. This antique reclaimed elm bench, £195, adds a rustic touch to your garden or home.
Sleep well on 300-thread count, Portuguese-made bedding from the White Company. The Faro bed linen collection, from £18, is made from a blend of Tencel™ from renewable raw-wood materials and harvested from certified and controlled sources with Egyptian-cotton sateen. Sleek silver cording along the Oxford borders gives a five-star hotel look.