We need to reflect on our impact on the planet and consider how we can make a change before it’s too late.

One way we can achieve a more sustainable lifestyle is by decorating our homes with environmentally friendly products. Not only is it good for the planet, it is incredibly gratifying and even improves our health. At originalhome, we believe that style and sustainability go hand in hand. Find out how easy it is to create a beautiful, eco-friendly home and follow the 3 steps below!

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Choose products made from sustainable, eco-friendly materials. Think quickly renewable plant fibres such as rattan, seagrass and abaca or even waste materials. By using natural materials, we can reduce our environmental impact. These plants grow quickly, regenerate on their own and have a high capacity for CO2 absorption. Recycled and upcycled materials such as wood from old barns and empty wine bottles can elevate your home while cleaning up the planet at the same time! Using waste as raw material avoids the negative impact of producing new materials: it saves land and trees, stops destroying biodiversity and is more durable because it lengthens the lifetime of the materials.

Investing in durable products is a key aspect of reducing waste and supporting sustainable practices. When deciding on new items for your home, keep in mind both the durability of the material as well as the style of the item. Natural and neutral items are often timeless and can last, even as your interior style might shift. By choosing products that won’t need to be replaced frequently, you can also save money in the long run. Plus, less waste means less pressure on the planet. Invest in your interior and in the planet!

Production matters! Low-impact production techniques minimise CO2 emissions, chemicals and toxins while maximising impact on local communities by honouring ancient traditions of handcraft. Making sure our products are a true earth and people friendly alternative, is one of our top priorities at originalhome. We prioritize low-impact production methods at every stage of the process. From harvesting the raw materials to producing the end product; as much as possible is done by hand. Sometimes simple electrical hand tools are used to help. By keeping the entire production process at a non-industrial scale, we are also able to provide more job opportunities for the gifted craftswomen and men in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Tanzania. By supporting eco and socially sustainable brands, like originalhome, you’re not only reducing your environmental impact but also supporting ethical and socially responsible practices, maximising your impact on marginalized people. Give back to the planet and people!

Decorating your home with eco-friendly products is a win-win situation. You get to add valuable products to your space while doing your part to save the planet. Creating an eco-friendly home is easier than you think. By choosing natural materials, durable products, and supporting sustainable practices, you can make a positive impact on the world ánd its people. Plus, knowing that you’re making a positive impact on the world can give you a great sense of satisfaction and purpose.

It’s time to create an original home. A place where you can relax, be creative, get inspired and most importantly be your 100% original you.

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