4 Places To Rent Stylish And Sustainable Furniture
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Fast furniture sends millions of pounds of waste to landfills a year. For city dwellers and millennials who can move up to a dozen times before purchasing a home, home good rentals and rent-to-own furniture options offer an eco-friendly and cost-effective solution that boasts flexibility and efficiency.
From NYC to LA and beyond, these American companies are disrupting the industry with stylish and sustainable furniture rental options. Oh, and don’t forget to invest in a good mattress that can last you years to come!
Sustainability | Sustainable model, eco-friendly materials, ethically sourced furniture Furniture Type | Living room, dining room, bedroom, kids rooms, home office, outdoor Features | Delivery & set-up fee, option to change/swap/buy out furniture, secondhand options Regional Availability | New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles & Orange County, Texas, Washington, DC Price | Rentals range from $3–$119/month
For young professionals who haven’t yet invested in a long-term home, Feather is the ideal go-to for stylish and sustainable rentals. Back in 2019, the start-up raised $16 million in capital and continues to grow on both sides of the country. The company offers ethically sourced and responsibly made furniture with a la carte services, including a $99 fee for specific rental plans, which includes furniture delivery and assembly. And if you fall in love with your pieces, your rental payment contributes to the buyout of the item. (Feather also offers retired items for up to 40 percent off retail!) Living more sustainably and thoughtfully has never been easier.
Sustainability | Sustainable model, responsibly sourced materials, circular-ready Furniture Type | Living room, dining room, bedroom, home office Features | Subscription service, delivery & set-up included, option to change/swap/buy out furniture Regional Availability | Austin & Dallas, Seattle, Southern California area Price | $75 monthly subscription minimum; rentals range from $1–$135/month
For our friends on the West Coast, Fernish is a sustainable millennial’s dream, whether you’re renting for three months or leasing for a full year. (Services start at $75/month for at least three months). With Fernish, you’ll always have access to durable and comfortable options, as well as free delivery and assembly. Much of the furniture is from brands you already know and love, including Crate & Barrel and CB2. (And you can buy it out if you love it!) Once you’re done, each piece goes through a rigorous cleaning and vetting process for the next consumer. Furniture that doesn’t meet the Fernish standard is donated to charitable organizations, avoiding landfills and waste. Long-lasting and luxurious.
Sustainability | Sustainable model, select sustainable brands & materials Furniture Type | Living room, dining room, bedroom, home office Features | Subscription service, delivery & set-up included, option to change/swap/buy out furniture Regional Availability | New York City, select NJ & CT cities Price | $69/month minimum; rentals range from $4–$104/month
Moving to or within New York City is already an exhausting process, but Conjure makes local furniture rental simple and efficient. Designed for mid-century, minimalist, and industrial-style lovers, the company will save you the headache of choosing with one of its pre-made room collections, starting at just $69/month (with your payment going towards ownership of an item). And, if you love your new sofa or table lamp, you can purchase it directly at the end of your lease. From Manhattan to Brooklyn and Newark, furnish your home the eco-friendly way.
4. Brook Furniture Rental
Sustainability | Sustainable model, eco-friendly textiles & paints, responsibly made Furniture Type | Living room, dining room, master & guest bedrooms, office Features | Leasing model, delivery & set-up included, option to change/swap/buy out furniture Regional Availability | Available nationwide (across 15+ states) Price | $1500/month minimum for one month; $225/month minimum for three+ months; rentals range from $13–$150+/month
Available in regions all across the country, Brook Furniture Rental (BFR) offers the most flexibility on leases, ranging from one month to a full year for both homes and office spaces. Once you’ve chosen your favorites, the company will deliver to you within a week—most times within 48 hours—and you won’t have to lift a finger. Don’t love your new couch? You can return and exchange your furniture during the first week for free. If you’re in search of a more heavy-duty option to furnish your space, BFR is the sustainable source you’ve been looking for.
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