8 Simple Ways to Shop for a Healthier Home

eco-friendly living room
Photo: Serena and Lily
Eco-chic is a thing, people.

While it's always fun to shop for your home, wouldn't you also like to decorate with pieces that create a greener, eco-friendly space? From organic bedding to recycled glassware and reclaimed wood furniture, here's how to refresh your home with more environmentally safe, healthy pieces.

  1. FRESH DIRECT

    veggie growing kit
    Photo by Nordstrom

    ​Live plants boost the air quality in your home, but upgrade from the usual house plant to a veggie growing kit that will reward you with fresh produce.

    SHOP NOW: Organic veggie growing kit, $25, Nordstrom.com

  2. SUPER STORE

    hand-woven baskets
    Photo by Serena and Lily

    ​Strips of recycled plastic and sea grass are delicately woven together to create these beautiful hand-made baskets.

    SHOP NOW: La Jolla baskets, $78-$168, SerenaAndLily.com

  3. CLEAN DREAM

    natura eco-conscious interior paint
    Photo by Benjamin Moore

    If you're planning to paint any room in your house, choose an eco-friendly formula that's good for you and the environment.

    SHOP NOW: Benjamin Moore Natura paint, $ $7 for a 16oz sample can, BenjaminMoore.com

  4. BOWLED OVER

    hand-painted bowls
    Photo by Globe In

    Support local Tunisian artisans while you enjoy a meal in these beautiful hand-painted bowls.

    SHOP NOW: Hand-painted bowl, $14, GlobeIn.com

  5. CLEAR CHOICE

    recycled glass tumblers
    Photo by Rodale's

    ​These understated recycled glass tumblers are perfect for freshly-squeezed juice in the morning and crafty cocktails in the evening.

    SHOP NOW: Recycled glass tumblers, $7-$11, Rodales.com

  6. TOUGH FLUFF

    organic cotton bath towels
    Photo by Amara

    ​Indulge yourself with extra-plush organic cotton bath towels in a relaxing shade of pink that transform your bathroom into a more spa-like space.

    SHOP NOW: Galata organic towels, $51-$121, Amara.com

  7. PRINTS CHARMING

    ikat print organic cotton sham
    Photo by West Elm

    ​Soft organic cotton will contribute to a restful night's sleep, while the bold abstract chevron pattern adds a lively design touch to your bedroom.

    SHOP NOW: Organic cotton ikat sham, $10, WestElm.com

  8. TREE HUGGER

    reclaimed wood dresser
    Photo by One Kings Lane

    ​An absolute splurge, this gorgeous reclaimed Douglas fir dresser is an investment piece that you'll be proud to pass down to your children one day.

    SHOP NOW: Reclaimed wood dresser, $2,689, OneKingsLane.com