Eco-Friendly Materials to Use in Your Home

To us, a simple way to make the world a little bit greener is by taking the time to learn the fabrics in your home and identify if it is environmentally friendly or toxic to our environment. 

We've created this guide that covers a few very common eco-friendly fabrics that are being used more frequently in the design space with recommendations to style your home. Have any suggestions? Let us know in the comments!


5 Types of Eco-friendly Materials for Your Interiors


1. Wool

2. Organic Cotton

3. Linen

4. Tencel

5. Hemp


Let's take a closer look at the benefits of each material and how they are sustainable. 




  • Natural fibre
  • Biodegradable
  • Breathable
  • Made from renewable atmospheric carbon
  • Consumes less energy
  • Manufacturing process causes little to no harm to the environment
  • Lower environmental impact than cotton production


Style your home with a New Zealand Wool Berber rug like the Braided Berber Chevron Rug from Studio 321B (us!) 


Organic Cotton

  • Natural fibre
  • No insecticides used
  • Biodegradable
  • Soft
  • Breathable
  • Hypo-allergenic


Style your home with Droplet's Organic Cotton Handwoven Blanket.



  • Natural fibre
  • Biodegradable
  • Highly absorbent
  • Hypo-allergenic
  • Lower environmental impact than cotton production


Style your home with the Stonewashed Linen Duvet Cover from envello.



  • Natural textile made from the pulp of bamboo grass
  • Requires no pesticides
  • Contains no harmful chemicals
  • Ultra soft, silk like feel
  • Odourless & UV Resistant
  • Hypo-allergenic & anti-bacterial

Style your home with the West Elm's Chilewich Easy Wipe Bamboo Placemats and our Greige Silk Skull Rug made from Bamboo Silk. 



  • Natural fibre
  • No chemical process
  • Biodegradable
  • Machine Washable
  • Uses less land and water than cotton production

Style your home with the Ashton Arm Chair, that can be purchased at France & Son. 


Which eco-friendly fabric are you styling your home with? Let us know in the comments!