The Hot list: Eco-friendly recycled homeware which will help save the planet

The Hot list: Eco-friendly recycled homeware which will help save the planet

As we all take stock of having a new king, it’s as well to remember that he was one of the first to get on board the sustainability train with recycling… even Charles’ Aston Martin DB5 can run on leftover white wine and cheese by-products.

So, with that mind, take a look at these revolutionary ways of sprucing up your home while saving the planet.

From sofas to lampshades, here’s our list of the latest furnishings and accessories you can buy from recycled materials.

Take a seat

Going green has never been so luxe thanks to this Wilson dark green, large, low-slung sofa upholstered in recycled velvet. Friends will be green with envy.

Buy it for £1.075 from Next.

Hang in there

We’ve always been superfans of cool brand, Toast, so this hanging, curvaceous vase made from recycled boule glass, is our guilt-free, payday piece this month.

Buy it for £16 from Toast.

Light years

Shine a light on sustainability with this gorgeous Forbidden Bloom ‘Blush’ fringed Bette lampshade, hand-crafted using a velvet fabric made from recycled plastic waste. Bloomin’ beautiful.

Buy for £325 from Divine Savages.

Soak it up

Long, hot soaks are back on the agenda, and this extendable Albori bath caddy made from reclaimed wood has space for your book, iPad and glass of wine. Time to take the plunge.

Buy for £80 from Hoyland + Hughes.

Prints charming

We’re still crushing on faded, boho prints for autumn so pep up a neutral sofa with this budget-friendly Soraya printed cushion made from recycled polyester. Comforting stuff.

Buy for £23 from Sass & Belle.

Plastic fantastic

Take your tech up a notch and protect from scuffs and scratches with these water-resistant Clever Kit We Adore laptop sleeves made from recycled plastic bottles destined for the ocean and landfill.

Buy for £22 from Kind Bag.

Totally floored

The only sartorial statement your home will need this season: eco-friendly rugs made from recycled T-shirts destined for landfill. These Aztec rugs feature a geometric pattern in four neutral shades.

Buy for £38.99 from Flooring Superstore.

Picture perfect

Read all about it! These bold picture frames, made from recycled newspaper, will inject a bolt of rainbow colour to your photo gallery.

Buy for £10.95 from Not On The High Street.

Bum deal

Give your bathroom a clean bill of health with this eco-friendly, toilet roll. Not only is it made from 100% recycled paper, but 50% of profits go to water, hygiene and sanitation charities.

Buy for £44 for 48 rolls from Who Gives A Crap.

Thrown down

These super-soft, French-inspired, herringbone Cassis throws feel like cotton but are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. An eco-friendly cover up we all need. Available in blue, charcoal, coral and olive.

Buy for £55 from Weaver Green.

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