Eco-friendly ideas for your home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

If you are very serious about living in an eco-friendly home, projects such as installing solar panels on your roof and adding insulation to walls will drastically reduce your carbon footprint and greatly boost your home’s value if you decide to sell it further down the line. These are prime examples of how a relatively minor investment now could reap substantial savings in the longer-term. … Continue reading Eco-friendly ideas for your home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Green Ways to Remodel Your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

As we experience more and more effects of the climate change, more people choose to go eco-friendly in all spheres of their lives. The demand for organic, green and natural products and services is bigger than ever before so many branches of the industry, including construction, are becoming more environmentally conscious. So, if you’re thinking of refreshing your home, think about our planet and go … Continue reading Green Ways to Remodel Your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Tiny Healthy Homes: Off-grid living in an all-natural tiny house

Tiny Healthy Homes custom design and build tiny houses from all natural products including non-toxic, low electromagnetic frequency, repurposed and salvaged materials. Most recently, the tiny home builds company, led by builder Ben Garratt, created an eco-friendly tiny home, with an exterior made entirely from cedar, for a family of four on Vancouver Island, Canada. Using all natural and non-toxic materials throughout with high-end appliances and finishes, … Continue reading Tiny Healthy Homes: Off-grid living in an all-natural tiny house

Eco-friendly bedroom cleaning and decorating ideas — ecogreenlove

The bedroom is a universal synonym for a safe haven. A place you can unwind and be your truest self, where you can leave the hectic world behind and all worries at the threshold. Then the best thing you can do for yourself and for keeping your sanity is make it as cozy and relaxing as possible. With the countless different stores providing adorable furniture … Continue reading Eco-friendly bedroom cleaning and decorating ideas — ecogreenlove

I’M:BOARD: Danish-designed skateboard furniture

Elegant yet practical furniture with a skateboarder’s twist comes courtesy of I’M:BOARD, handmade ergonomically-designed furniture made from sustainable skateboard decks. I’M:BOARD’s collection currently comprises of two items of furniture – the classic and iconic, Board:Chair, and a footstool. The Board:Chair is a handmade lounge chair, made from four bamboo skateboard decks composed with an ergonomically curved frame in furniture birch-veneer of high quality. The lounge chair … Continue reading I’M:BOARD: Danish-designed skateboard furniture

retyred ORIGINAL: Tyres find a second life as homewares and garden furniture

retyred ORIGINAL are turning used tyres in to elegant and durable outdoor furniture, garden pots, trunks, mirrors and more. Using 100% recycled tyres, retyred ORIGINAL make their collection of furniture and homewares from a combination of recycled truck, car, motorbike and bicycle tyres. Among the retyred ORIGINAL’s collection are table and chair sets for outdoor use, beautiful baskets and garden pots. The tyre treads add ornate decoration to each … Continue reading retyred ORIGINAL: Tyres find a second life as homewares and garden furniture

Pentatonic: Upcycling specialists turning post-consumer waste into beautiful design classics

Upcycling specialists Pentatonic, who create beautiful, design classics from post-consumer waste, have opened a pop-up showroom and store in London’s Shoreditch. The showroom and store, which is open until 12 October, has installations of how the new company turn trash into design products such as tables, chairs and glassware. The Chance Street showroom also features products from Pentatonic’s launch collection, including glass cups made from … Continue reading Pentatonic: Upcycling specialists turning post-consumer waste into beautiful design classics

Blue Forest: Making sustainable treehouse living a reality

Tree house living is a dream for some, and brothers Simon and Andy Payne are the guys making that a reality with their wonderful and magical treehouses. Since forming their business, Blue Forest, in 2003, the brothers have been behind the design and construction of magical treehouses, sustainable buildings, and eco classrooms around the world. Among some of their wonderful constructions include The Magic Home, … Continue reading Blue Forest: Making sustainable treehouse living a reality

Lantana Furniture: Turning an invasive forest weed in India into furniture

Indigenous tribes in southwest India have found a solution for an invasive forest weed that causes harm to native plant species, by cutting the weed down and using it to create furniture. Lantana camara is an invasive weed that has spread through many forest ecosystems across India. It was brought into India from South America in 1809 as an ornamental shrub. It is now one of … Continue reading Lantana Furniture: Turning an invasive forest weed in India into furniture

Candles: A guide to wax and what to look for in making an eco-friendly choice

Candles are used throughout homes for many purposes – for decoration, for magical purposes, for providing light and even for heating a space. Sales of candles are estimated at approximately $3.2 billion annually in the US alone, excluding sales of candle accessories such as holders. While Britons spend £90m on scented candles every year. There are many different types of candles – votives, tapers, container candles … Continue reading Candles: A guide to wax and what to look for in making an eco-friendly choice