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Sustainable Homeware Brands for a Guilt-free Home Refresh

This time of year everyone likes to spruce up their home with new furnishings, accessories or tackle a big sort out in time for spring. Do you ever worry about being sustainably conscious and the effect your buying habits have on the environment? Well, no need to worry. We have curated a list of homeware brands, from storage containers to home scents that are sustainable or have sustainable lines to allow you to have a guilt-free spring refresh!

Sustainable Home Scents

#1 Skandinavisk 

Skandinavisk diffuser

@Skandinavisk

A favourite if you follow any scandi interior accounts, Skandinavisk are the home scents brand that creates candles and diffusers to set the scene in your home. Inspired by over 20 years of travelling across the Nordic region their scents are subtle and refined blended with local rich wood. Skandinavisk are also B Corp certified which means they meet the highest standards of social and environmental impact. Last year they reinvented their entire range and changed materials on all their products to reduce their carbon footprint.   

https://skandinavisk.com/blog/to-b-or-not-to-b/ 

#2 AERY 

AERY candles

@aeryliving

AERY create quality fragrances that can help elevate our wellbeing through the power of aromatherapy. Inspired by the multi-sensory aspect of creating fragranced products they are designed to help your well-being. With the added bonus that they are 100% plant-based wax and carrier oils with no paraffin and palm. And they are vegan and cruelty-free and as an eco-conscious brand, all the candles, diffusers, candle holders and paper are plastic-free and recyclable.

Sustainable Containers and Storage

#1 Haps Nordic

Haps Nordic

@hapsnordic

Haps Nordic create food packaging to combat unnecessary packaging and food waste, in comparison to the plastic that the large super markets use. With sustainability at their core, they create green alternatives to traditional products such as reusable fabric wrapping paper, reusable snack bags and fabric food containers. The brand is currently undertaking a Danish project GCO which will help them implement a circular business model. 

https://hapsnordic.com/pages/concept 

#2 SOMA 

Soma Water

@somawater

Using smart design SOMA creates water bottles and water filters, that aim to make solutions to the global water crisis and strive for sustainable practices. The collection is made up of super sleek glass bottles you can take with you every day. SOMA is B corp certified, their products are made from post-consumer waste and recycled materials. They also donate to water charities with every purchase of a SOMA product. 

https://drinksoma.com/pages/sustainability

#3 Joseph Joseph 

Joseph Joseph image

@josephjosephofficial

Joseph Joseph identifies everyday problems and then use intelligent design to create distinctive, functional products. Some of their most iconic products include Chop2Pot™, the world’s first folding chopping board; Nest™ 9, a clever space-saving food preparation set; and Index™, a set of food-specific chopping boards in a storage case designed to prevent cross-contamination when preparing food. With products such as steel waste and recycling bins are made from recycled plastic, the brands are taking steps to offer more sustainably conscious products.

 

#4 Brabantia

Brabantia

@brabantia @Mooiibo

Brabantia is a Dutch brand that creates smart designs you can add to your home to make those everyday tasks a little more enjoyable. Their home products such as waste bins, laundry racks, food storage containers are contemporary, modern and help you do your bit for the planet, tackling issues such as food waste.  

We have made a commitment to move to 100% circular design by 2035.

Sustainable Soft Furnishings

#1 Rumpl

Rumpl image

@gorumpl @mayasworld

Rumpl are a homeware brand that creates blankets inspired by nature. Bringing the outdoors inside and the indoors outside, the range is made from the technical materials used in premium outdoor gear and activewear. Making their blankets weatherproof, durable and cosy. Rumpl is also B Corp certified meaning all of their products are made from post-consumer recycled products and they donate 1% of their annual revenue to environmental non-profits.  

https://rumpl.co.uk/pages/our-commitments

Sustainable Cleaning Products

#1 Attirecare 

attirecare

@attirecare

Attirecare creates cleaning and care solutions to extend the life of your belongings with the ethos that if you look after your furniture, footwear and clothing properly then fewer items will end up in landfills. The Manchester-based brand works to a zero-waste policy, making every product to order and only using recyclable packaging. All of their products are glass bottles and their cleaning products are made with essential oils that don’t harm the planet. 

https://www.attirecare.com/about

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