Written by Hugh Metcalf

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.

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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.

Ribbon lamp, £200, ReChic

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Made from recycled plastic bottles 3D printed in fine layers, this lamp shade design is an innovative re-use of materials.

Borra Tufted Geo cushion, £20, Next 

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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.

Recyled hosiery rug, from £59, Limited Abode 

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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.

Tabletop terrarium, £35, Amara 

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Garden Trading’s range of chunky, handcrafted glassware is all made from recycled glass – available to buy now from Amara.

Recycled glass bowl, £7, John Lewis & Partners

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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.

Herringbone recycled cushion, £25, JD Williams 

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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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