13 Eco-Friendly Home Decor Picks to Help You Go Green

Without spending too much green, that is

Updated 09/13/18
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Earth Day may have come and gone months ago, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't adopt a sustainable lifestyle on the reg. In fact, with the overwhelming amounts of stylish, under-the-radar, eco-friendly home decor picks out there, it's practically inexcusable not to go green within your humble abode. Plus, before you roll your eyes and tighten your grip on your wallet, know this—environmentally conscious doesn't have to equate to overtly unaffordable. Sure, organic picks may run a bit pricier than their standard counterparts, but you're making a positive investment for your home and the planet (make Mother Nature proud!).

To prove our point, we rounded up 13 eco-friendly home decor items that you can instantly incorporate into your living room, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen—you name it. Featuring furniture made with recycled materials from everyone's favorite build-it-yourself furniture superstore, Ikea, to ethically sourced, handwoven baskets available through Kaza, there's truly no shortage of readily available ecological finds to contribute to your interior design collection. Whether you're hunting for registry inspo or are merely a newlywed in search of some chic new furnishings, you've come to the right place. Happy eco-friendly home shopping, and may yours be the most sustainable on the block.

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Coyuchi Crocheted Tassel Organic Pillow Cover

Courtesy of Coyuchi

From eco-friendly textile company Coyuchi, each decorative couch accessory is created using 100 percent organic cotton of the highest quality. Choose from three different colors to perfectly match your living room scheme.

SHOP NOW: Coyuchi, $128

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Stray & Wander Marin Hand Towel

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Mother Nature will thank you for these ultra-absorbent dish towels, produced using 100 percent hand-loomed organic Turkish cotton. And, the more you wash them, the softer they get.

SHOP NOW: Stray & Wander, $22

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Viva Terra Recycled Glass Balloon Vases

Courtesy of VivaTerra

With a namesake that means "living earth," Viva Terra prioritizes both sustainability and integrity throughout its artisan-backed home goods collections. Take these quirky vases, for example, which are sourced from recycled glass.

Viva Terra, starting at $39

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Nest Bedding Organic Cotton Luxury Sheet Sets

Courtesy of Nest Bedding

Made from certified organic cotton and packaged with eco-friendly materials, Nest Bedding's collection of American-made sheet sets are a must. While you're at it, stock up on a new mattress as well.

SHOP NOW: Nest Bedding, starting at $129

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Boll & Branch Banded Duvet Cover

Courtesy of Boll & Branch

Boll & Branch's products are GOTS certified, meaning you can get a good night's sleep atop a duvet or sheet set that's met highly specific ecological and social standards. Bonus: this version was created using Fair Trade Certified cotton too.

SHOP NOW: Boll & Branch, starting at $225

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Viva Terra Recycled Teak Tri-Fold Clothes Rack

Courtesy of VivaTerra

Minimal, modern, and eco-friendly: Recycled teak, combined with leather hinges, makes for a sophisticated clothing rack in any corner of your home.

SHOP NOW: Viva Terra, was $598, now $418

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Crate & Barrel Dottie Ottoman

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Keep this in mind for your registry—Crate & Barrel abides by its own stringent set of eco-friendly and social initiatives when it comes to sourcing products. Each piece of metal from this sleek ottoman is made using 95 percent recycled materials, and the wood frame comes from certified Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) brands that recycle 100 percent of lumber waste.

SHOP NOW: Crate & Barrel, was $399, now $338

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Ikea "Skogsta" Bench

Courtesy of IKEA

Another registry and furniture saving grace, Ikea makes sustainability a top priority. Case in point: Aside from the fixtures, each component of this wood bench features 100 percent renewable material. The Swedish home brand has also set strict requirements for the wood in their products, with a goal to use only certified or recycled sources by 2020.

SHOP NOW: Ikea, $79

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Coyuchi Farmhouse Organic Stripe Napkins, Set of 4

Courtesy of Coyuchi

Not only does each napkin feature 100 percent organic cotton that's grown and woven in India, but the striped textiles have been made using a zero-waste water recycling method.

SHOP NOW: Coyuchi, $38

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Viva Terra Braymer Recycled Leather and Natural Hemp Rug

Courtesy of VivaTerra

Keep your environmental conscience at bay thanks to a new rug made from 100 percent hemp and recycled leather.

SHOP NOW: Viva Terra, starting at $495

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Crate & Barrel Regatta Natural Console-Bar-Work Station

Courtesy of Crate & Barrel

Who knew bar storage had an eco-friendly alternative? Stationed indoors or out, this organizational structure features sustainably-sourced teak that's been approved by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), an international nonprofit dedicated to responsible management of forests worldwide.

SHOP NOW: Crate & Barrel, $1,099

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Slash Objects Round Placemat in Royal

Courtesy of Slash Objects

Arielle Assouline-Lichten, founder of Slash Objects, uses recycled, post-consumer rubber (from used car tires, for example) to create sustainable home goods. We're especially loving these chic rubber table accessories for a pop of color during mealtime.

SHOP NOW: Slash Objects, $32

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Kazi Goods Sun + Natural Storage Basket

Courtesy of KAZI Goods

An extension of All Across Africa, Kazi provides jobs for African men and women in poverty, who handcraft unique baskets, vases, bowls, and more from local, renewable materials. A custom-made basket, woven with raffia plant and sweet grass, will lend chic storage to your living room or bathroom.

SHOP NOW: Kazi Goods, $70

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