An eco-friendly living room is a place where you will relax and unwind with friends and family with sustainable materials, renewable energy sources and eco-friendly furniture. Creating eco-friendly living spaces is the future of home design.
In an eco-friendly living room, you will find sustainable materials such as bamboo furniture, natural stone countertops and cork floors. You will also find renewable energy sources such as solar panels and geothermal heating system.
There are many ways that you can make your living room eco-friendly. You can use natural light in the space, use natural fabrics like wool, cotton and linen instead of synthetic fibers and try to buy furniture made with sustainable wood.
All of Greenington Furniture products are made entirely of bamboo, an environmentally benign and incredibly renewable material.
The company’s superb bamboo furniture has swiftly risen to the top of the home furnishings business, thanks to its enduring beauty, timeless modern style, and exceptional craftsmanship.
Let’s look at our best tips to create an eco friendly living room and how you can do it with Greenington.
Start with an eye catching and eco friendly coffee table
Moso bamboo is a sustainable material that can be used in the living room. It is not only good for the environment, but it also lends itself to a modern design.
It's eco-friendly, durable, and stylish. Moso bamboo is an elegant and sustainable material that will work well with any furniture - including the Greenington Antares Coffee Table.
Bamboo is also a natural material that can be grown without the use of any pesticides or fertilizers, so it won’t contaminate your living space. With bamboo furniture, you’ll never have to worry about chemicals or toxins in the air of your living room again.
Keep your living room organized with elegant shelving
The eco friendly living room is a trend that has been around for some time now. There are many ways to create this living room and one of the most popular is by using sustainable bamboo shelving.
Moso bamboo is an environmentally benign and fast renewing grass that matures in 5 years or less and releases over a third more oxygen into the atmosphere than identical stands of trees. Sustainable bamboo shelving from Greenington is very durable and sturdy, so it will not easily break or fall apart like other types of wood shelves are prone to.
A media unit your guests will talk about
The living room is the heart of the home. It is a place where family and friends gather, where you can relax after a hard day of work, watch TV or read a book.
The Greenington Currant Media Unit is an excellent choice for all your electronic media and devices. It will provide you with cable management that will keep your wires out of sight while also giving you plenty of storage space to store all your devices.
The bamboo design will also give off a natural vibe that will make it feel like part of your eco friendly living room, as well as tying in beautifully with the rest of your Greenington decor.
5 other ways to make your living room eco friendly
When it comes to lighting, LED lights are the way to go. They are more energy efficient and eco-friendly than conventional lights. They also last longer and have a much higher quality of light.
LEDs are better for the environment because they use less electricity and produce less heat.
LEDs don't need a ballast or starter, which means they're more environmentally friendly since they don't contain mercury or other toxic substances like some other types of lamps do.
LEDs also emit less electromagnetic radiation than traditional bulbs, making them safer for those who work around them all day long.
Smart energy devices
Smart energy devices in your living room can help you to live an eco-friendly lifestyle:
They use less electricity than traditional appliances
They can be controlled from anywhere with your smartphone
They provide more accurate readings of your home’s electricity usage
They can help you save money by knowing when to cut off power during peak times
You can monitor your energy usage with a single app.
Smart plugs and switches allow you to control the power flow in your home and turn off any device that is not in use. This will save you money on electricity bills.
Smart thermostats regulate the temperature of your home more efficiently
Energy efficient windows
Energy efficient windows are often overlooked when it comes to home improvements. But with the rising cost of energy, it is a good idea to invest in them. There are many benefits of investing in energy efficient windows.
They keep your home cool during the summer and warm during the winter
They can reduce your heating and cooling costs by up to 30%
They will help you save money on your energy bills
They can make your home more comfortable and quieter, which is especially good for families with children or pets
They will help you live a healthier life because they filter out harmful UV rays and air pollutants, such as smoke from fires or paint fumes.
Energy efficient TVs
The first benefit of energy efficient TVs is that they use less power and are more environmentally friendly. Energy efficient TVs are also more reliable because they have better quality components. They are also more durable because of their reduced power consumption, which means you don't have to replace them as often.
The second benefit of energy efficient TVs is that they can save you money on your electric bill. You will be able to watch TV without having to worry about the cost of electricity and the environmental impact it has on the planet.
The third benefit of energy efficient TVs is that they can help you live a healthier life. Watching TV in a dark room with high brightness levels can cause eye strain and headaches, but with an energy efficient TV, you won't have this problem anymore.
Plants over plastic
Plants are a great way to bring life into your living room. They help with the air quality, they provide you with oxygen and they can even make your home look more beautiful.
There are many plants that can grow in different environments and some of these plants are better than plastic decorations for your living room.
Some plants that can grow in any type of environment include:
Natural material carpets
It's not only the furniture in the living room that needs to be eco-friendly, but also the carpets.
Carpets made from natural materials are easier on your feet and can help with allergies and asthma
Natural carpets are more durable than synthetic ones
They are softer and warmer than synthetic carpets
They can help to reduce noise in your home
Other benefits include:
Our final tip: Drop the chemicals when cleaning
Eco-friendly living room cleaners are plant-based, which eliminates the need for harmful chemicals.
Eco-friendly living room cleaners are biodegradable and leave no toxic residue behind.
Eco-friendly living room cleaners are safe for all surfaces, so you can clean without worrying about damaging your furniture or floors.
Eco-friendly living room cleaners are effective and work just as well as chemical cleaning products without the harsh side effects.
Eco-friendly living room cleaners have a pleasant smell that is not overwhelming or artificial like many other products on the market today
Ready to create an eco friendly living room with Greenington and have an outstanding customer experience? Contact us today and let’s chat.