Sustainable Products and Practices to Refresh Your Home Office
We’re always inspired during Earth Month and believe in incorporating sustainable products and practices year-round. Plus, we always love a good home office refresh. If your office is looking more shabby than chic (or has turned into the family storage room), here are some feel-good ideas to enhance your office look and feel and spark your creativity. It’s the equivalent of a cute new gym outfit.
Which Sustainable Products Would Make Your Home Office Shine?
Smaller is Better
Short on space? The beautiful Mid-Century Mini Desk in Oregano from West Elm doesn’t compromise on style. The solid eucalyptus wood is FSC-certified which helps support ecosystems and forests across the world. This piece will literally make your office greener.
Available online at WestElm.com for $399.
Go Big or Go Home
The classic Mid-Century Desk in White is the traditional size when you have room to spare. It’s also FSC-certified.
Available online at WestElm.com for $699.
Viesso’s stand-alone LAX 4×2 Bookcase boasts functionality and old world charm. It’s crafted from solid English Walnut and is free of formaldehyde glue and other toxins, makes the most use of each tree, and virtually eliminates waste.
Available online at Viesso.com for $888.
For rustic home office style, these gorgeous Reclaimed Wood Floating Shelves from West Elm make a rustic statement. They’re made from FSC-certified reclaimed pine and have one-of-a-kind imperfections from their past lives.
Available online at WestElm.com in 2’, 3’, and 4’ with prices ranging from $79-$159.
If you need a comfy office chair to curl up in during those long conference calls (or cat naps), the Tyson Chair with Stainless Steel Base from Crate & Barrel is the perfect modern solution. It’s crafted in North Carolina with certified, kiln-dried sustainable engineered hardwood.
Available online at CrateandBarrel.com for $1099 in Storm (pictured), Linen, Snow, Granite, Charcoal, Navy, and Chili.
We’ll Take Zen
Need more om in your life (or just an office conversation piece)? The Mango Wood Meditation Chair from Viva Terra will take your Dhyana to the next level. If you’re into yoga and meditation this is the perfect chair for your space. It’s made from eco-friendly, sustainably harvested wood.
Available online at Vivaterra.com for $395.
The twisting stools from VivaTerra are hand-carved from Monkey Pod wood by artisans in Thailand and add a touch of elegance to your home office. VivaTerra has a huge range of sustainable products that are beautifully crafted.
Available online at VivaTerra.com. $189-$219 for one or $349-$379 for two.
Available online at Amazon.com for $21.90 with free Prime shipping.
Color Me Happy
The VivaTerra Cotton Blend Shimmering Pillow Collection is perfect for adding a pop of color to your space. The pillow covers are made of cotton, lurex, and linen in India.
Available online at VivaTerra.com in Grid, Comb, Box, and Cube for $35 each. Pillow inserts not included.
This shimmering Magical Forest Silver print on canvas brings style and much-needed tranquility to the office. It’s made in America and wrapped in sustainable, FSC-certified wood.
Available online at Wayfair.com for $49.99-$374.99.
Coco Knows Best
Channel Coco with the Couture Road fine art print by The Oliver Gal Artist Co. It’s made in the USA, hand stretched and wrapped in FSC-certified wood.
Available online at Houzz.com for $64.99-$304.99.
If you want to save the planet one tree at a time, simply switch to search engine Ecosia. Through their partnership with Trees for the Future, they are planting trees in West Africa to combat climate change and improve livelihoods. Ecosia’s overarching goal is to plant one billion trees by 2020 via its ad revenue.