54% of Americans feel less excited about the holidays because of the trash we accumulate… and that trash starts with decorations. Rather than ba-humbug your holiday cheer, we’ve got lots of great ideas of how to decorate your home sustainably this holiday season. You may be surprised how moving away from plastic trinkets can actually complement and elevate your interior design, all while being festive, merry, and bright!
In 2021, Eco-Friendly Furniture was a $34.2 billion dollar market. That number will almost double in the next five years. Which is great news for consumers looking to make their homes more sustainable. We’ve gathered 9 beautiful, sustainable, and functional pieces that would be a great addition to any home. From tiles, to rugs, to lighting, there are sustainable options!
Cradle to Cradle certification is a seal of approval that the product you are purchasing doesn’t harm people or the planet. At the end of its life cycle, the product is completely biodegradable, or is able to be broken down into parts and upcycled. But, those aren’t the only benefits. Check out our latest blog post to learn more about the cradle to cradle process.
Is it time to replace the carpet in your home? If so, you’re likely on the hunt for something soft, easy to clean, and that comes with a great warranty. While all those things are important, it’s equally important to find a carpet that is safe for your family and the planet. Here’s what to look for while you’re carpet shopping!
When pleather was introduced, it was thought to be an eco-leather. However, this may not be the case. Whether you’re looking at purchasing a couch for your living room, or a leather jacket, it can be helpful to know the environmental effect of both leather and pleather so you can make a decision that’s right for you.
Getting ready for a home remodel or a remodel project? Have you included time for deconstruction instead of demolition? Deconstruction is carefully extracting items and materials from your home that can be recycled or repurposed. We know that it can be hard to find the right place to donate to, so we’ve created a list of many odd item recycling and donation centers for home remodeling. Even if you’re not doing a remodel, it’s always good to know which organizations take what items, just in case!
When it comes to making sustainable decisions, location matters. So, we’ve curated the five most sustainable flooring options in our most recent blog post. It’s worth taking a peek at if you’ve considered updating your flooring. And, updating your flooring throughout your home can have one of the highest ROI’s after kitchen and bathroom remodels. Learn more about it here.
Sustainable Interior Design might feel like an abstract concept, but at its heart, it simply means designing and curating spaces with an increased level of intention. How something is made, where it comes from, and what you do with it once you’re finished with it all matters. If you’re curious about sustainable interior design practices, check out our latest blog post.