6 of the best homewares made from recycled materials
18th March is Global Recycling Day, so what better way to celebrate than these stylish homewares, all made from recycled materials.
While the Earth yields billions of tonnes of natural resources each year, one day it’s going to run out – and what better time to be mindful about the materials in our homes than Global Recycling Day?
From plastic to paper and all other kinds of recycled materials, take a look at some of our favourite home buys that are both sustainable and stylish.
Made from recycled plastic bottles 3D printed in fine layers, this lamp shade design is an innovative re-use of materials.
A popular boho style, this cushion is actually made from recycled plastic bottles. As well as being a green option, it’s super hardwearing and can also be used outdoors, as well as indoors.
Image: Limited Abode
This stylish, two-tone rug has been ethically crafted from hemp and recycled hosiery – check out the Limited Abode website for a blue version made from recycled denim too.
Garden Trading’s range of chunky, handcrafted glassware is all made from recycled glass – available to buy now from Amara.
Image: John Lewis & Partners
Recycled glass doesn’t have to be plain either – take a look at this beautiful bowl from John Lewis & Partners which is available in 3 different colours and a range of sizes.
Image: JD Williams
This simple chevron cushion has the feel of wool, but is actually made from recycled plastic, again making it hardy enough for both the sofa and the garden.
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