There is never a better time than to shop green. With so many great eco-friendly products available on the market, you would be foolish to ignore them. Shopping green, and buying smart, is one of the most helpful ways you can help save and protect the environment. While we all like our homes to look their best, this should not be at the risk of the wider environment around us.
Consider the following as ways you can help the environment:
- Are the products energy efficient
- Are the products used or reusable?
- Are the products made with recycled content or are recyclable
- Have no packaging or reduced packaging
Eco-friendly home ware has come a long way in recent times, with many companies taking on board green ethics. With that in mind, going green does not mean that you have to compromise on style, or feel guilty about what you buy for your home. There are some great ranges of eco-friendly homewares online, from a multitude of different suppliers who are keen to make their mark on you, but in the most ethical manner possible.
Let us take a look at the green way to update your home, for less:
Towels are a necessity, but buying a good quality towel doesn’t mean you have to compromise the environment. White towels are always good as they look classic. Look for durable brands and a high thread count as they will last longer and not have to be replaced frequently. You can get the feel of hotel luxury, in the home! Buying in bulk can help too. The more durable a product, the less you will have to throw it out and replace it, meaning that your eco-conscience is clear/
Not only do they look pretty, there are some great one of a kind pieces you can choose to make your home look even more like your castle. With a wide variety of environmentally suitable materials available, there has never been a better time to update your home. Etsy have some great sustainable ideas.
Should you want to update your home, but not feel as though you are not doing your bit for the environment, then go for recycled glassware. The brilliant thing is, once it has been recycled it is then remodelled into some seriously quirky designs, for that truly one of a kind look. They are fun, funky and much more kinder to the planet than the need for new.
The great outdoors is a wondrous place and there is nothing quite like being outside, in your own miniature wilderness. There are some fantastic ways you can rejuvenate your outdoor living space by simply adding a few planters and decorative accessories to suit your mood. With summer heading our way, there has never been a better time to invest in your garden. Ensure that you ditch the plastic and go for more sustainable products, such as pottery and metal. That way, you can do your bit for the environment and have a beautiful garden to boot!