Our 15 Favorite Eco-Friendly Finds For Your Home
We never want to leave bed with this crazy soft comforter made from sustainably sourced eucalyptus trees. And the fluffy fill? Recycled polyster! This means all the comfort of down feathers that you love, but completely animal-free. Plus, responsible manufacturing helps you save 1000 gallons of water per comforter. You're welcome.
$150, full/queen; buffy.co
Made from recycled paper pulp and peppered with seeds, these plantable greeting cards are truly gifts that keep on giving. Simply plant and water the cards (after reading, of course!) and within a few weeks your note will transform into sprouting wildflowers.
Smile Jamaica™ In-Ear Headphones
Jam out to your favorite tunes and help save the planet at the same time. These noise isolating buds not only have tangle-free cables, but are made of FSC-certified wood, reclaimed silicone, and recyclable aluminum parts. Plus, with every House of Marley purchase, you're helping to restore forests—to date, 50,000 trees have been planeted.
Apple Natural Kitchen Loofah Scrubber
This adorable (and completely compostable!) scrub is gentle enough for cleaning your produce, but still tough enough on pots and pans. Use it on any surface from wood and glass to porcelain and stainless steel. The scrubber is also colored with 100% non-toxic, vegetable dyes and comes in other fun, fruity shapes like pineapples and watermelons.
4-Piece Essential Leakproof Reusable Storage Bag Kit
Perfect for picnics, work lunches, or after-school snacks, these reusable bags come in various sizes, all equally durable, BPA- and lead-free. Double-lock seals make them leakproof and freezer-friendly. The best part: one reusable bag replaces 300 disposable ones.
Premium Bamboo Toilet Paper
Wrapped in recyclable paper, with eye-popping prints, these rolls aren't only practical, but totally stylish for displaying on any bathroom caddy. The rolls themselves are made from 100% bamboo and free from any inks or dyes. To date, they've helped save over 50,000 trees and 8,000 tons of greenhouse gases. Stock up with a subscription to get a fresh delivery at your door whenever, um, nature calls.
subscription prices start at $42 for 48 rolls, whogivesacrap.org
Recycled Bamboo Chopsticks Shelf
The secret ingredient to these sleek, minimalist shelves: chopsticks. Made from the upcycled bamboo eating utensils, the handmade shelves feature six flat tiles and three storage units easily customizable to your home's design. The shelves also ship in recyclable packagaing and are made without any toxic glues.
ECOBAGS String Bag™
Tote your farmer's market haul back home in this stylish, eco-friendly string bag (its netting is stronger than it looks!). Made from natural cotton, the netting can stretch to fit as many baguettes and bushels of apples as you need, while remaining fully durable.
Cork Yoga Mat
Let your inner yogi shine on this sustainably sourced cork yoga mat. Extra durable and free of any toxics, PVCs, or chemicals, this mat is especailly handy and slip-resistant if you're a lover of hot yoga.
Apple Cider Vinegar Toner
Keep your skin routine simply divine with this five-ingredient facial toner. Featuring raw and organic apple cider vinegar, witch hazel, and a blend of sage and sandalwood essential oils, this beauty cabinet addition will leave you feeling refreshed and clean. Plus, the toner is not only cruelty-free, American-made, and biodegradable, but it comes in a reusable glass bottle and ships in all-recyclable packaging.
Made of organic cotton, beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin, Bee's Wrap is a plastic-alternative that can be used for storing leftovers, snacks, or sandwiches the same way you would use cling wrap. Wash with gentle soap and water between uses then compost when done (though each wrap lasts about a year). Wraps come in a variety of sizes and prints for all your kitchen needs.
$18 for set of 3 sizes, beeswrap.com
Pela Plastic-Free Phone Case
Eco-friendly tech accessories don't get much better than this compostable phone case. Made from bioplastic—which feels like the "real thing" but is free of phthalates, BPA, and other harmful chemicals—the case will biodegrade in any home compost bin when you're done using it (or ready to switch out to another color). Pela cases are available for both iPhones and Androids.
prices starting at $35, pelacase.com
Now you can sleep more soundly and sustainably. Coyuchi's 100% organic cotton and linen sheets are made both thoughtfully—colored with low-impact dyes—and responsibly, using minimally processed fibers. And with their selection of cozy prints and colors available on everything from duvets to throws, you'll be feeling extra warm and fuzzy inside.
prices vary, coyuchi.com
If you're flossing daily (we know you are!), you're sending dozens of those little plastic containers to landfills a year. In America alone, these little guys could fill a landfill the size of a football field six stories high. With Dental Lace, you're opting for glass containers that can be easily refilled. The floss itself, made with 100% biodegradable silk, can also be composted leaving you with a zero waste oral hygiene routine.
Common Good All-Natural Cleaners
Gentle on your skin and the earth, but still tough on dirt, these non-toxic cleaners come in recyclable and refillable packaging (find a retailer near you or order in bulk online). Free from dyes, sulfates, and GMOs, and scented with 100% pure essential oils, the cleaning line is also cruelty-free. Cleaning win-win!
starting at $5.99, commongoodandco.com