Shopping Guide: Where To Buy Eco-Friendly Items For The Home

Join the big green wave as you go sustainable in your own home.

Updated on April 09, 2019 8:04 am

Jemma Chiu

Shopping Guide: Where To Buy Eco-Friendly Items For The Home

One of the best ways to take care of Mother Earth is to live by example and to ensure that the products you use at home are produced ethically and are environment-friendly. With so many furniture shops to choose from, it can be really challenging to find one that is eco-friendly yet stylish and functional at the same time.

If you’re thinking about going green to start doing your part for the planet, scroll down to see where you can find eco-friendly home decors that can have big positive impacts on your environmental footprint.

Nippon Paint Singapore

Source: Nippon Paint Singapore

Of course, one of the best ways to prettify your home is through colours. However, Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) that can be found in paints leave behind non-biodegradable and non-recyclable chemical waste. It can also negatively affect human health in various ways such as irritating the airways, eyes, and even threatening the nervous system. Good thing, Nippon Paint has eco-friendly products that contain little to none VOC such as its Nippon Paint Odour-less All-in-1. Now, you can splash paint on your walls without worrying so much about harmful VOC.

Shop for more than 1000 colours at Nippon Paint.

Sojao

Source: Sojao

Bed linens can be sustainable, too! Local brand Sojao has been championing its 100% organic cotton sheets through the years. These organic bed linens are soft despite being only at 300 thread count. The threads used are made of single-ply yarn spun from long-staple cotton and are treated with low-impact dyes and without formaldehyde resin and toxic chemical fabric finishes. Get in your bed without thinking of toxic pesticides used in your sheets.

Shop yours now at Sojao.

The Green Collective

Source: The Green Collective

This eco-friendly one-stop shop shows us that sustainability can be fashionable. With its mission to promote conscious living, you can find quirky items such as accessories to eco-friendly home decor gems at The Green Collective. You can check out some of the ethically made creations of more than a dozen homegrown brands at The Green Collective's Kinex outlet.

Find out more about The Green Collective here.

Eco Links Singapore

SourceL Eco Links Singapore

The furniture store has established a reputation for offering innovative, high-quality home furnishings. Taking that one big step towards being eco-friendly is such a bold step for Eco Links. However, the quality of their products has not been compromised and in fact, has been lauded as a smart choice.

Find your eco-friendly furniture pieces now at Eco Links.

The Green Party

Source: The Green Party

This store is an advocate of green living. From accessories to home and furnishings, The Green Party is your go-to shop for cute items that are trendy, stylish, environment-friendly, and are designed for a green dream home.

Visit their outlets at Plaza Singapura, Bedok Mall, Downtown East, and Northpoint or drop by their Facebook account for updates.

Mountain Teak

Source: Mountain Teak

Known for their high-quality solid wood furniture, Moutain Teak is (surprisingly!) an eco-friendly brand. Their pieces of furniture are VOC-free as they do not use lacquers. This means that their products do not pose any harm to you as well as to the environment.

Check out the brands they carrt here.

Hommage Lifestyle

Source: Hommage Lifestyle

Japanese furniture is durable, toxic-free, and child-proof aside from being eco-friendly and can last for generations. Hommage Lifestyle is the largest Japanese-inspired furniture and lifestyle concept store in Singapore. If you want to find Japanese-inspired homeware and furniture brands, Hommage is your place to go.

Shop now at Hommage Lifestyle.

The Social Space

Source: The Social Space

A cafe, a florist, a nail salon, a zero-waste bulk store, and an eco-friendly store—The Social Space is a world packed in a store. This social enterprise promotes well-being in all of its products. If you’ve ever had a cuppa at The Social Space, surely you’ve seen its gorgeous handmade mugs as well as its one-of-a-kind ceramic bowls, vases, and plates. These are just some of the products that promote a good cause in the space.

Find them at 333 Kreta Ayer Road #01-14.


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Cover photo courtesy of The Green Party

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