Green living does not necessarily have to be green. In fact, eco-friendly products are quite stylish. Think tables and chairs made with reclaimed wood and linens made with paper fibers. Decorate your home with décor and accessories from these environmentally-friendly Long Island home goods stores.
Green Depot, Greenport
Green Depot is the nation’s leading supplier of environmentally friendly products. The company’s mission is to make green products “readily accessible, affordable and gratifying so that sustainable practices can easily be adopted.” The store sells both building materials and home goods. It places a strong emphasis on detail and design, which can be seen in the products, particularly the alarm clock radio hand-crafted from real bamboo. Go
Pottery Barn, Walt Whitman Mall, Huntington & Tanger Outlets, Riverhead
Pottery Barn’s eco-friendly shop features décor and furniture made from renewable natural materials. Its reclaimed wood furniture is made using a special process that preserves the original grain of the wood and then is hand-finished for a smooth surface. Pottery Barn uses recycled yarn, plastic and glass to create much of the home goods while the bedding and towels are made from organic cotton. The store recently also debuted a Comfort Eco Line of sofas, armchairs and ottomans. Go
Botanica Bazaar, Amagansett
Inspired by European apothecary and healing approaches from around the world, Botanica Bazaar takes a natural approach to health and wellness. All of its products are vetted and tested by owners Bethany Mayer and Leilani Bishop. Although the store specializes in wellness, it also offers a variety of home goods. Towels are made from Japanese paper and fibers from the Kumazasa plant, Sasawashi. Fill your home with scents from Lite+Cycle candles or incense from organic woods and essential oils. Go
The products at this small storefront on Main Street are proof that some of the most beautiful materials come straight from the Earth. Homenature offers products from nearly every aspect of life, including dining, bedroom, bath, outdoor and accessories. Almost all of the items are hand-crafted. The selenite candle holders are carved by an artisan in Utah and their upholstery is made by hand in North Carolina. Go