Nowadays, you don’t have to sacrifice your flair for interior style if you care about your impact on the environment. Redecorating your home doesn’t need to have a negative impact – you can get your hands on a bunch of sustainable products that look good and do good.
To help you with your search, we’ve rounded up the best sustainable homewares, bedding and towels we could find on the web. Whether it’s a cushion made out of recycled bottles or a bamboo sheet set, here’s 12 pieces you can feel good about adding to your cart right now.
BEST SUSTAINABLE HOMEWARES
Tribu Grid Cushions, Canningvale, from $29.99 (RRP $69.99)
If you love to decorate your home with new pieces, but don’t want your design choices to impact the environment, the Tribu range from Canningvale is for you.
It offers a wide range of recycled homewares that are as stylish as they are kind to the planet.
In particular, the Grid Cushions are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles and offer a unique texture that will add flair to any bed or couch. There’s also a number of gorgeous earthy tones and colours to choose from.
Tribu Weave Baskets, Canningvale, from $29.99 (RRP $59.99)
Another standout from Canningvale’s new Tribu collection is these weave baskets. They’re perfect for someone who loves to organise, as you can store whatever your heart desires.
The soft and durable yarn is made from recycled plastic bottles, and there’s two sizes to choose from – small and large – to suit every space.
Circ Recycled Glass Vase, Country Road, $69.95
If you’re looking to jazz up your living space, this handmade vase is perfect. It’s made from 100% recycled glass, and there’s a few different sizes to choose from.
Recycled Cotton Throw, Country Road, $169
Elevate the look of your couch or bed in an instant with this fabulous throw. It’s made in Portugal from a blend of recycled cotton and alpaca fibres. You can opt for this pretty pink shade, or something more neutral like a beige. Either way, you can’t go wrong.
Linen Tablecloth, THE ICONIC, from $120
If you want to take your dining table to the next level, you need to get your hands on these gorgeous linen table cloths. There’s a few different colours and sizes on offer, and the linen fabric adds a natural touch to your space.
Zenify Earth Compost Bin, Amazon Australia, $49.95
In the mood to try composting but don’t want a bulky bin in your kitchen? This stainless steel option is small and designed to sit on your kitchen countertop so you’ll be able to do your bit without sacrificing precious space.
BEST SUSTAINABLE BEDDING
Signature Sateen Sheet Set, ettitude, from $218
If you’re looking to update your sheets, we love this 100% organic bamboo sheet set from ettitude. You get a fitted sheet, flat sheet and pillowcases, and can tailor both the sizing and colour choice to your liking. Bamboo sheets are known for their softness and comfort, and for being super breathable – perfect for the summer months ahead. And according to the brand, these ones use less water and oxygen in production, when compared to cotton.
Linen Sheet Set, THE ICONIC, from $240
Did you know linen has a lower environmental impact compared to other materials? That’s why this linen set from THE ICONIC is a great sustainable pick for your home. The fabric is lightweight and breathable, and the complete sheet set is offered in a wide range of colours and sizes so there’s something for everyone.
Bamboo Weighted Blanket, Amazon Australia, $44.99
This weighted blanket from Amazon sits at an affordable price point and just so happens to be better for the environment, thanks to its construction from bamboo. The blanket itself has gathered over 1,500 reviews on Amazon, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars. One reviewer said they “wished they bought one sooner.”
BEST SUSTAINABLE TOWELS
Salentina Sand Free Beach Towel, Canningvale, $39.99 (RRP $69.99)
This beach towel has been repurposed from around 30 plastic bottles and is also sand-resistant thanks to the waffle weave design. It’s lightweight, quick-drying and comes in a range of prints, with reversible designs.
Sofi Organic Boucle Bath Towel, Canningvale, $24.99 (RRP $39.99)
This towel range has been certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard. The textured weave gives it a really unique design, and it also promises to be lightweight and quick drying.
Vue Organic Towel Range, Myer, from $12
Whether you’re looking for a face washer, bath towel or bath mat, this towel range from Vue is a great choice. Made from a heavyweight organic cotton, it’s racked up an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars on the Myer website thanks to its affordability and softness.
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