7 Eco-Friendly Furniture Brands

Homemakers is proud to carry eco-friendly furniture brands that keep the health of the Earth in mind. From sustainable wood to recycled plastic, find environmentally friendly furniture for any room of your home. Here are green furniture brands we're proud to carry at Homemakers, both online and in our Des Moines showroom.

Greenington Bamboo Eco-Friendly Furniture

Greenington Bamboo Furniture

Greenington uses Moso bamboo for their furniture. This is one of the fastest-growing plants and an extremely sustainable furniture material. Bamboo is 20% more sustainable and 100% harder than Red Oak. The natural beauty of Moso bamboo creates unique variations in all of their furniture. Greenington also has a “no waste” mentality. They even use their bamboo sawdust to generate steam for press machines.
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Sustainable Polywood Furniture

Amish Polywood Furniture

Amish Outdoors has been producing eco-friendly patio furniture since 2003. This company is known for its durable poly (or HPDE) outdoor furniture. Also known as polywood, this material is made from recycled plastic. For every 100 pounds of polywood lumber produced, one thousand milk jugs are repurposed instead of being sent to landfills. It won’t fade, warp or deteriorate in outdoor conditions.
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Daniel's Amish Sustainable Furniture

Daniel's Amish Sustainable Wood Furniture {Learn More}

Daniel’s Amish makes handcrafted, sustainable wood furniture that will last for years to come. Their hardwood is sustainably sourced from local forests in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania. So, along with being a quality American-made option, it is an environmentally friendly choice.
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Environmentally Friendly Nuvella Fabric

Ashley Nuvella Fabric Furniture
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Nuvella fabric is made from solution-died synthetic fibers. This dyeing process generates no water waste, making it an eco-friendly furniture fabric. Due to the nature of the solution, it also prevents stains and fading. This makes it a perfect fabric for furniture upholstery.
*It can also be cleaned with bleach while maintaining its original color!
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Sustainable NuvoLeather Furniture

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Flexsteel offers furniture upholstered with NuvoLeather. This environmentally safe preformance fabric is made from recycled leather. It still has the same weight of leather, but gives you an affordable, eco-friendly alternative.
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Eco-Friendly Serta Mattresses

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Did you know that our Serta mattresses use recycled steel? All innersprings in Serta mattresses are made from 95% post-industrial recycled steel. This is steel is repurposed from the manufacturing processes. Serta also uses sustainable wood for their mattress foundations. Their wood is sourced from forests that are certified sustainable by the Forest Stewardship Council.

In addition to using eco-friendly materials, Serta also recycles remnant scraps from the manufacturing process. For example, they use recycled materials for their innerspring crates.
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Eco-friendly Nursery Furniture

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Even your nursery can be environmentally friendly. Million Dollar Baby uses pine wood, one of the most renewable wood resources, to create sustainable cribs. They also package their products with recycled cardboard.
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Eco-friendly Reclaimed Wood Furniture

Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed wood furniture is made from recycled wood, keeping these materials out of landfills. Due to the nature of repurposed wood, each piece of reclaimed wood furniture has a unique, one-of-a-kind look.

Top Brands Using Reclaimed Wood: Hammary Furniture | Furniture Classics | Magnussen | Dovetail

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Eco-friendly Reclaimed Wood Furniture

Electric Fireplaces

Electric fireplaces are a sustainable home addition. Unlike gas and wood burning fireplaces, they have no emissions such as carbon monoxide. They do not require wood or fossil fuels to use and are energy-efficient. Also, electric fireplaces heat only the room you’re using. This stops unnecessary energy waste and loss of money heating your whole home.

Best-Selling Electric Fireplace Brands: Classic Flame/Tresanti | Dimplex | Ashley

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Sustainability at Homemakers Furniture

Along with offering sustainable furniture brands, Homemakers works hard to be eco-friendly:

  • In 2017, we recycled 551 tons of materials. Cardboard made up 546 of those tons.
  • We have begun to install LED bulbs in parts of our showroom.
  • We reuse bags and boxes whenever possible, producing less recycling and trash.
  • We have water bottle fillers throughout our offices, offering employees a sustainable way to drink water.
  • We offer a mattress recycling program. When your new mattress is delivered from Homemakers, we’ll take your old mattress to be recycled for free!

Homemakers works hard every day so each of our shoppers can feel good about the furniture they bring home.