Sit Back And Relax In These 7 Sustainable Lounge Chairs
Lounge & Camp Chairs For The Beach, Backyard, & Beyond
We’re all about enjoying the great outdoors as much as possible—but standing the whole time? Eh…we’re not so sure. We’ll take a lounging chair instead!
These sustainable chairs are perfect for camping, sunbathing, and relaxing in your backyard or garden—however you like to be outside. Grab an outdoor blanket (or beach towel!) and a picnic basket, and you’re all set for your next summer adventure. Happy lounging!
1. Sunday Supply
Based In | Byron Bay, Australia
Materials | Recyclable metals
Ethics | Made in the USA
Price | $149
For beautiful beach chairs that are sure to last, we love Sunday Supply. The brand has over a dozen styles to choose from, and all chairs are equipped with water-, tear-, and fade-resistant cushions (machine washable, too!), a sturdy frame, and a detachable carry strap. And with its low-profile design, you’ll want to plant yourself seaside all season long. Sunday Supply, though based in Australia, ships out of California and delivers to over 100 countries, including Canada (free shipping!) and the UK.
2. West Elm
Based In | New York, USA
Materials | Vegan leather & iron
Ethics | Vegan, Greenguard Gold certified, responsibly made in Taiwan
Price | $159
Hang out and stay awhile in West Elm’s lounge chair! This sling chair is made with vegan leather and an iron base and is fully Greenguard Gold certified, so no VOCs or chemical emissions to worry about. Since it easily collapses, you can bring this folding lounge chair to the park, campgrounds, or patio—or all three! We’re eyeing its minimal design, chestnut hue, and thick padding for some top-notch R&R.
3. Business & Pleasure
Based In | California, USA
Materials | Canvas, wood, stainless steel, leather
Ethics | Recyclable metals & wood
Price | $149–$269
Business & Pleasure makes luxury chairs for every type of beachgoer. From mini-sling chairs for little ones to reclining lounge chairs, every detail has been thoughtfully considered—including the portable straps and the UV-, mold-, and water-resistant canvas. Easily throw over your shoulder for your next beach day; you’ll be settled and sunning in less than one minute.
Based In | Washington, USA
Materials | Recyclable polyester & steel
Ethics | Member co-op, recyclable & sustainable materials, Bluesign-certified
Price | $49.95
If you’re heading to a campground soon (or even an outdoor concert!), you’ll want REI’s camp chairs. Previously discontinued, these chairs were so popular that the renowned co-op brought them back, and it’s easy to see why. Each chair is made with recycled polyester and has a durable steel frame and water-repellent seating…all under $50! Expect comfort for days.
5. Resol Beach
Based In | California, USA
Materials | Rattan, vegan leather, organic canvas
Ethics | Ethically made in Indonesia, sustainable materials, family-owned factory
Price | $215
Transport yourself to Southeast Asia with one of Resol Beach’s dreamy beach chairs. The Indah Lounger is made with sustainable rattan native to SE Asia, designed in Los Angeles, and then delicately crafted by local artisans in Bali. It’s sturdy yet lightweight, so you can bring it to picnics, pools, and the pier. It doesn’t hurt that these folding lounge chairs are super gorgeous, too.
6. Masaya & Co
Based In | Nicaragua
Materials | Mahogany wood, low-VOC natural finish
Ethics | Made-to-order, sustainable & responsibly sourced materials, artisan-made, fair trade
Price | $740+
Masaya & Co, a sustainable brand in Nicaragua, responsibly sources hardwoods and dries them on-site using solar kilns. The wood is then transformed into made-to-order chairs, crafted by one of 150 artisans in the area. Masaya & Co also plants 100 trees for every product sold, with more than 900,000 trees to date. Between the stunning designs and sustainable practices, we imagine these made-for-you lounge chairs can be passed down for generations.
7. Low Tides
Based In | New Jersey, USA
Materials | Upcycled ocean plastic
Ethics | Upcycled & sustainable materials
Price | $89.99–$149.99
Low Tides started as a fully funded Kickstarter in 2019—and the investment has certainly paid off since. These reclining beach chairs are made with upcycled ocean bound plastic, taking 16 weeks to produce from collection to creation. They’re fully equipped with everything you’ll need for a day in the sun, including two cup holders, a smartphone slot, five reclining positions, and a backpack strap!
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