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

Eco-Friendly & Conscious 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 14 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. Joybird

Furniture Type | Sofas, chairs, tables, bedroom, storage, tables, home decor
Features | Eco-friendly, made-to-order, fair wages and health benefits for craftspeople, no harsh chemicals or flame retardants
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | $189 (Gert End Table) - $6,499 (Hughes U-Sofa Sectional)

Joybird's stunning mid-century modern pieces are guaranteed to put a smile on your face—with Joybird, you get exactly the piece you want, custom made for your home. Their furniture is made in a workshop in Mexico where craftspeople receive competitive wages, medical benefits, and 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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2. West Elm

Furniture Type | Bedroom, office, and dining room sets
Features | FSC-certified, made in the USA, Fair-Trade, eco-friendly
Where to Buy | Online, in-person
Price | $99 (Nightstand) - $2,600 (6-Piece media set)

West Elm is renowned for their home decor and furniture all over the world—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. Our personal favorite is the gorgeous modern desk in Oregano.

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3. Etsy Reclaimed Furniture

Furniture Type | Benches, tables, headboards
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 wood wall art to pallet coffee tables. Etsy itself is a certified B-Corp which 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 that you might not want to miss.

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4. VivaTerra

Furniture Type | Sofas, tables, storage, kitchen & dining, home accents
Features | Eco-friendly, fair trade practices, some items made in USA
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | $29 (Woven throw pillow) - $6,250 (Eco Linen Slipcovered 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 as a company. VivaTerra is the go-to for modern home furniture with an artisan-made, natural twist.

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5. Stem

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

Designed for a healthy planet and healthy home, Stem’s commitment to sustainability and eco-friendly furniture is an integral part of their business model. Their responsible manufacturing process takes place in the USA, cutting down on carbon emissions, and they don’t use fire retardants or harsh chemicals. Their furniture has been featured by other leaders in sustainability like Starbucks and Eco Fabulous. Plus, they offer the option to customize their modern and sleek products to your liking—it’s a win-win with any piece from Stem.

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6. 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 (Wood dining chair) - $2,600 (Dining room 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. Live in the comfort of your home knowing you’ve supported the environment and found a unique piece that speaks to you.

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7. Inmod

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

Named one of the best online retailers, Inmod uses sustainable wood, bamboo, and other environmentally sustainable materials to make functional yet 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 eco-friendly lighting. If you’re in the NYC area, they offer an in-person showroom to see their pieces in action. Our favorite products include their nesting tables and the bamboo platform bed.

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8. Eco Chic

Furniture Type | Seating, tables, outdoor, decor, and cabinets
Features | Eco-friendly, reclaimed and upcycled materials, handmade
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | $250 (Bar stool) - $2,500 (Dining collection)

Eco Chic is hands down the most vibrant and eclectic collection featured here—their stunning handmade pieces are sure to have guests ranting and raving about how bright and fun your space is. Utilizing reclaimed wood from Southeast Asia fishing boats, each piece has its own personality and story—we are obsessed with their unique bar chairs and how gorgeous they’d look on an outdoor patio in the summertime. They use hand-layered paint, organic sealants, and zero-emission finishes to create that perfectly sun-kissed and nautical look.

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9. Myakka

Furniture Type | Cabinets & drawers, beds, tables & chairs
Features | Eco-friendly, ethically sourced, certified Fair-Trade
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | £199 (Small cabinet) - £1,200 (Dining set)

Working hand-in-hand with ethical suppliers in India, Vietnam, and Thailand, Myakka brings fair-trade, handmade wood collections to those of you in the UK! Their collections range from floral-inspired pieces carved from solid mango wood, to romantic French styling on limewashed mango—no matter what kind of style or look you’re going for, Myakka will have a product made just for you. For those of you who already have existing furniture, Myakka will send you a wood sample to ensure consistency between their products and your home.

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10. ABC Home

Furniture Type | Tables, chairs, sofas, dining, bedroom, carpets & rugs
Features | Eco-friendly, ethically and sustainably sourced, Fair-Trade
Where to Buy | Online only
Price | $395 (Bar cart) - $9,000 (Sectional)

Paulette Cole has been a long-time pioneer of sustainability, and ABC Home is no exception. As their fearless leader, 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 women’s Fair-Trade cooperatives in India, ABC Home offers modern and elegant designs to make your home one to remember. If you’re looking for that hard-to-find shelving unit or comfortable daybed, we guarantee ABC Home has exactly what you need.

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