Best Affordable Eco Furniture
When decorating your home with affordable eco friendly furniture it can be a lot to do and if you eco conscious your home, it can be even more daunting to find environmentally friendly staples. There are a variety of eco-friendly yet affordable furniture to choose from out there. 14 brands employ materials that are eco-friendly and conscious of the environment, also follow suit with fair trade practices. If you are going to be decorating your home and are conscious of the eco world you may like our guide to natural and eco-friendly online mattress companies.
1. Viva Terra
Type of Furniture | Three Seat Sofa
Features | Sustainable, Socially Responsible, Recycled, Made in the USA
Price | $3,995
Viva Terra upholds sustainability and integrity throughout the design and their process of making their furniture is inspiring. It is eco-friendly and is sourced from artisans making fair wages and always look out for new fair trade partners and safe production methods.
We included this Viva Terra Three Seat Sofa review because we the foam cushions are wrapped in recycled fibers with out sacrificing on trend designs.Viva Terra partners with TerraPass, which helps to offset their carbon footprint as a company. This a great resource for modern home furniture that is artisan-made and natural twist.
Type of Furniture | Wine Barrel Table
Features | Sustainable, Socially Responsible, Give Back, Supports Local Charities, Recycled, Organic
Price | $149
Orvis is a Vermont based company is very selective on what they offer and the environmental impact of the materials. They are one of the most trusted names for eco-friendly, organic and natural products and the company donates 5% of their profits to preserving natural resources. They do not have a huge selection of furniture, but we love the items they do offer. This wine barrel table retains the distinctive custom markings from each vitner's original wine barrel.
3. Plow & Hearth
Type of Furniture | Poly-Wood Adirondack Furniture
Features | Eco Friendly, Socially responsible, Partners with local charities, Made in the USA
Price | $369
Plow & Hearth offers coastal furniture designs for a healthy home and planet, and Plow & Hearth is committed to eco-friendly and sustainable furniture is part of their business model. They bring together a huge selection of outdoor and indoor living in one convenient spot. With a vast array of outdoor products combined with their online shopping model that saves you both time and money.
We included this Plow & Hearth Poly-Wood Adirondack Furniture review because they have many great eco-friendly features as well. For example the product featured is a outdoor Poly-Wood Adirondack furniture set that is made from eco-friendly FSC High Density Poly-Wood and recycled plastics. The plastic lumber is eco-friendly and eliminates waste at the same time. Poly-Wood is renowned for its excellent resistance to every day wear and tear. It is a win-win for you and for the environment when you purchase from Plow & Hearth.
4. Eco Balanza
A leader in sofas and sectionals that are comfortable and also responsibly made. Their items are FSC certified and this helps to ensure their products are made from responsible managed forests that provides benefits and everything from adhesives to fabrics that are eco-friendly. What is nice they have a custom design process, where you can choose a piece and then select your style, and baseline fabric. Such as hemp or certified recycled polyester. You will find what your home needs.
5. Haiku Designs
A company that believes you have a lifestyle that is healthy and mindful of the environment. Their products range in everything from soft and silky pillows to sheets, natural fiber rugs and mats that can accent your living room. Haiku limits chemical use and use sustainably source their materials and organic when possible. Helps to ensure their products are eco-friendly and safe for the family. One of our favorites are is the all black Davinici dining room collection, which has a E-1 Low Emissions Certified and has an elegant and modern feel.
6. Eco Chic
This one hands down is the most vibrant and eclectic collection featured, with their stunning handmade pieces. It is sure to have guests ranting and raving about how your space is so much fun and bright. They tend to use reclaimed wood from Southeast Asia fishing boats and each piece has its own story. A lot people obsess over their unique bar chairs and how gorgeous they look on an outdoor patio. Eco Chic likes to use hand layered paint, organic sealants and zero emission finishes to create a nautical look.
Myakka works hand in hand with ethical suppliers in Vietnam, Thailand and India brings fair trade, handmade wood collections to people in the UK. Collections range from floral inspired pieces carved from solid mango wood and lime washed mango. No matter what kind of style you like, they will have a product made just for you. If you have existing furniture they will send you a sample to ensure they are consistent with other products in your home.
A company that believes we can inspire eco-friendly living in room at a time. All of their furniture is based on three core values: Forest preservation and restoration, fair wages and a safe work place, and clean water with water conservation. In doing all of this they have saved over 300 million gallons of water, employed 10,000 people and planted over 20,000 trees. A commitment to the environment is evident in all of their stuff, especially their amazing wood chairs and side tables. If you are searching for a dining room set or a special chair, Bambeco is your go to for eco-friendly products.
9. Etsy Reclaimed Furniture
Etsy is well known for original pieces they also work with sellers who reclaim and upcycle furniture from pallet coffee tables to cool wood art. The company is a certified B-Corp which puts plant, people and profit as their bottom line. They have a lot of artists and perspectives so you are sure to find the one of a kind piece you are looking for.
10. Urban Woods
Wood that was milled up to 50 -100 years ago and then was designed in Los Angles, Urban Woods exhibits a commitment to the environment like no other. They have 12 reclaimed wood collections in 18 color finishes which all use non-toxic stains and their furniture sets are sure to please. In addition their range of hand sculpted collections, they will do custom orders also. This company will help give you the rustic charming feel you are going for in your décor.
11. ABC Home
A long time pioneer of sustainability is Paulette Cole, who is the fearless leads of ABC Home. She took the company from mom and pop shop to one of the most well-known eco-friendly brands in the industry. She has been included in women’s Fair-Trade Cooperatives in India, ABC Home offers modern and elegant designs to make your home a memorable one. If you are wanting a hard to find piece we guarantee ABC Home has exactly what you need.
12. West Elm
Known for their home décor and furniture all over the world, West Elm now has Fair-Trade and eco-friendly collections too. FDC certified pieces such as dresser and shelves restates their commitment to sustainability and forest conservation, all at an affordable price. West Elm offers hundreds of options for those who care about the environment.
13. Crate & Barrel
This company wants you to build a home that has respect for the environment and sustainability from inside to out. Their collections of furniture feature FSC certified pieces such as bar stool or a book case with hundreds of a variety of bamboo made products, and handcrafted from one of the most sustainable plants in the world. Take comfort in knowing your home is supported by the environment and that you found a unique piece for your home.
2Modern works with a number of brands and designers to bring curated modern looks that are a great focal point for your home. Also they highlight designers that utilize eco-friendly materials. They are use responsible sourcing and production and products made in the USA. They receive a badge for eco-approval. Some of their vendors are FSC certified and source locally and use zero waster policies. 2Modern has unique products with great artistic style that will leave guests wondering where you got this awesome piece!
Inmod has been named one of the best online retailers. They like to use products such as wood, bamboo and other environmentally safe materials. They have worked with clients such as Google, Nordstrom and have all types of furnishings for you house from kids furniture to eco-friendly lighting options. If you are residing in the NYC area you can see their work in person as they offer a showroom. Some favorites are nesting tables and bamboo platform beds.
Karen A Mulvey is a personal social blogger and mom with 14 years of experience in the every day world of motherhood and sustainable product research. Karen is on a mission to help everyday families select sustainable, non-toxic organic products, stop stressing about uncertainties on sustainable home goods and apparel, and start living the life they’ve always wanted.