Whether it's rising seas, ocean plastic pollution or climate change, there's no denying we all need to make an effort to go greener if we're going to tackle the issues facing our environment. And, while it may be easy to commit to using alternatives to plastic straws or buying ocean-friendly exfoliators, what about when it comes to making bigger changes to your immediate surroundings? Choosing recycled materials for your interior no longer means falling short in the style stakes, says Mieke ten Have...
Seasonal Living has extended its popular Perpetual Collection with two new finishes. Made out of biodegradable materials, these indoor/outdoor Mesh Link tables come as coffee and side tables.
From $672, seasonalliving.com
Seeking to draw attention to the pollution the fashion industry inflicts on the environment, Eileen Fisher partnered with Li Edelkoort, the Amsterdam-based design and fashion trend forecaster, to stage an exhibition called Waste No More, featuring artist-made textile wall hangings and upholstery materials made out of used clothing.
Japanese designer Jin Kuramoto made headlines at the Stockholm Furniture Fair with his 100 percent biodegradable Jin chair. The piece is made of layered flax fibres coated in biodegradable resin.
Lucirmás, founded by Lucia Bruni in 2006, is a Barcelona-based design studio focused exclusively on recycled glass pieces for the home. The company’s offerings range from lighting design to tableware, like these jewel-toned Chatos tumblers made out of repurposed wine bottles.
€38.50 (for set of four), lucirmas.com
Dash & Albert
Dash & Albert transforms indoor/outdoor rugs, which are often made out of non-recycled polypropylene, into a stylish option for the eco-conscious. Made out of recycled plastic bottles, its PET line comes in a range of textures, patterns, and colours.
Cleo navy rug, $1,776 for 8ft x 10ft, annieselke.com