10 Eco-Friendly Furniture Sources For A Stylish & Conscious Home

Sustainable Furniture Brands

Outfitting your home can be a daunting task, especially when looking for ethically-made and environmentally-sustainable staples. Thankfully, there are a variety of affordable, eco-friendly furniture options available. These 10 brands employ materials harvested from sustainable resources and recycled goods, and focus on fair trade and responsible production practices. If you’re outfitting a conscious home you might also like our guide to natural and eco-friendly online mattress companies


1. Etsy Reclaimed Furniture

Furniture Type | Benches, tables, headboards, shelves
Features | Varies by seller, B Corp
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | Varies by seller

While Etsy is best known for handmade and original pieces, they also work with sellers who reclaim and upcycle furniture—from wooden wall art to pallet coffee tables. Etsy itself is a certified B Corp, which means it puts people, planet, and profit as their triple bottom line. With so many artists and perspectives, you’re sure to find your one-of-a-kind piece through their sellers. Keep an eye out on this one—new designs are added every day, and many pieces are one-of-a-kind treasures.

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2. Joybird

Furniture Type | Living room, bedroom, storage, decor
Features | Eco-friendly, made-to-order, fair wages, no harsh chemicals or flame retardants
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | $189 (end table) - $6,499 (sectional)

Joybird's stunning mid-century modern pieces are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Their furniture is custom-made in a workshop in Mexico where craftspeople receive competitive wages, medical benefits, and have a safe, fun work environment. Plus, for each item sold, Joybird plants more trees than were used in the manufacturing of that item in an effort to help preserve the rainforests.

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3. West Elm

Furniture Type | Bedroom, office, dining room
Features | FSC-certified, made in the USA, Fair Trade, eco-friendly
Where to Buy | Online, in-person
Price | $99 (nightstand) - $2,600 (media set)

West Elm is renowned all over the world for their home decor and furniture—and now they have fair trade and eco-friendly collections too! Their FSC-certified pieces from dressers to floating shelves restate their commitment to sustainability and forest conservation, all at an affordable price. With a love of responsible retail and beautiful, modern design, West Elm offers hundreds of options for those of us who love the environment.

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4. VivaTerra

The Good Trade Partner

The Good Trade Partner

Furniture Type | Living room, storage, kitchen & dining, decor
Features | Eco-friendly, fair trade practices, some items made in USA
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | $29 (throw pillow) - $6,250 (sofa)

VivaTerra upholds sustainability and integrity throughout the design and manufacturing process of their truly globally-inspired, modern furniture. Their eco-friendly furniture is sourced from artisans making fair wages, and VivaTerra is always on the lookout for new fair trade partners and sustainable production methods. They even partner with TerraPass to help offset their carbon footprint. VivaTerra is the go-to for modern home furniture with an artisan-made, natural twist.

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5. Avocado

Furniture Type | Mattresses, bed frames, end tables, dressers
Features | Eco-friendly practices, reclaimed and natural materials, made in USA, no harsh chemicals or flame retardants, gives back
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | $959 (twin mattress) - $2,049 (California King bed frame)

If you’ve ever purchased an eco-friendly mattress, chances are you’ve come across Avocado. But did you know they offer reclaimed furniture as well? Handmade in sunny California using 100% reclaimed wood (alongside their green and vegan mattresses), Avocado is dedicated to sustainability through and through. They give 1% back to environmental causes as well. Without retardants or chemicals or major cosmetic changes, it’s the kind of healthy, eco-friendly living we’re all about.

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6. Burrow

Furniture Type | Living room seating, accessories
Features | Eco-friendly materials, recyclable packaging, made in USA, no harsh chemicals or flame retardants
Where to Buy | Online only, showrooms in USA
Price | $295 (ottoman) - $3,295 (sectional)

Burrow is the internet’s favorite couch, and it’s easy to see why: not only are their sofas and sectionals comfy, stain-resistant, and pet-friendly, but they’re also eco-friendly and made in the USA. Shipped in 100% recycled cardboard boxes, their pieces arrive as modules that can be easily assembled, disassembled, or even re-arranged. Plus, their lead-, flame retardant-, and formaldehyde-free furniture is made to last with your safety in mind.

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7. Medley

Furniture Type | Bedroom, sofas & chairs, accent tables, storage
Features | Eco-friendly, made in the USA, upcycled and organic materials, customizable
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | Varies

Medley’s commitment to sustainability and eco-friendly furniture is an integral part of their business model. They responsibly manufacture in the USA, cutting down on carbon emissions, and don’t use fire retardants or harsh chemicals. Plus, they offer the option to customize their modern and sleek products to your liking. It’s a win-win with any piece from Medley. Use the code thegoodtrade10 for 10% off your purchase!

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8. Crate & Barrel

Furniture Type | Dining & home office collections
Features | Eco-friendly, FSC-certified, reclaimed wood, sustainable bamboo
Where to Buy | Online, in-person
Price | $50 (chair) - $2,600 (table)

Crate & Barrel wants you to build a home that shows sustainability and respect for the environment from the inside out. Their dining and home office collections feature FSC-certified pieces such as the bar stool or Adler bookcase, along with hundreds of other responsibly-sourced products. In addition, they offer a variety of bamboo-made products, handcrafted from one of the most sustainable plants in the world.

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9. Inmod

Furniture Type | Bedroom, living room, lighting, storage, children’s
Features | Eco-friendly, made in USA
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | $50 (storage cube) - $2,250 (bed)

Named one of the best online retailers, Inmod uses sustainable wood, bamboo, and other sustainable materials to make functional, stylish furniture. They’re known across the country for their work with clients like Nordstrom and Google. Plus, they have styles for nearly every room in your house, from children’s furniture to lighting. If you’re in the NYC area, they offer an in-person showroom so you can see their pieces in action.

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10. ABC Home

Furniture Type | Living room, dining, bedroom, carpets & rugs
Features | Eco-friendly, ethically-sourced, Fair Trade
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | $395 (bar cart) - $9,000 (sectional)

Paulette Cole has been a long-time champion of sustainability, and her company ABC Home is no exception. She has taken the company from a mom-and-pop shop to one of the most well-known eco-friendly brands in the US. Sourcing responsibly from Europe and Asia, including from women’s fair trade cooperatives in India, ABC Home offers modern and elegant designs to make your home one to remember.

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