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Sustainable home

Sustainable Home Decor

Transform your living space with attractive eco-conscious decor

The way in which we style our living spaces can range from simple and functional to a full expression of personality.

Sustainable home decor emphasizes the use of materials that are environmentally friendly and sourced through ethical practices, reducing the ecological footprint of furnishing a home. It incorporates items made from recycled, upcycled, or renewable resources, en

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Where to buy sustainable home decor

Another option is to rent furniture. Companies like Fernish and Feather offer stylish, contemporary furniture for rent, complete with a rent-to-own option. This is an especially great option for people who move frequently. For more businesses, check out The Spruce’s list of best furniture rental companies.

Used home decor

Sustainable home decor brands

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Donate to a thrift store or sell in a local marketplace or an online site like Poshmark.

Non-toxic candles

Go Green: Beeswax or soy-based candles

Most candles are made from paraffin, a petroleum byproduct. In addition, many scented candles use synthetic fragrances and dyes. As with any fragrance, the full list of ingredients do not have to be disclosed. All of these contribute to the potential to release harmful VOCs when lit, as well as when unlit.

2002 study found that soywax, much like beeswax candles, burned at a significantly lower rate and resulted in less soot than paraffin candles. Therefore soy and beeswax candles are a better choice.

For any candles, make sure they are lit in a well-ventilated (but not drafty) area. Trim the wick if it gets longer than 10 to 15 millimeters.

A large amount of the VOCs and particulate matter are released when extinguishing the flame, so instead of blowing out a candle, use a candle snuffer or dip the wick in wax.

Consider using alternatives to add aromas to your living space. Essential oil diffusers, simmering spices, or potpourri may be better options for clean air.

There are a million candle companies out there, so odds are you will be about to find candles that meet this criteria from a local candle maker. Or you can check out these recommendations from Sustainably Chic and Going Zero Waste.

How to recycle candles

Remove the wick and scrape out any extra wax, then recycle the empty glass jars or tins.

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Make sure lighting fixtures are fitted with LED bulbs, which

Sustainable rugs

Eco-friendly table linens

Check out more places to shop for sustainable table linens from Sustainably Chic.

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