Going green for the home: Furniture brands catering to eco-conscious owners

Furniture brands are catering to a growing group of eco-conscious home owners

Ethnicraft Online, which has two showrooms in Singapore - one in Eunos Avenue 7 and another at Tan Boon Liat Building - says all the pieces by the label are eco-friendly.
Ethnicraft Online, which has two showrooms in Singapore - one in Eunos Avenue 7 and another at Tan Boon Liat Building - says all the pieces by the label are eco-friendly.PHOTO: ETHNICRAFT ONLINE

More consumers today are becoming aware of the impact that their buying choices have on the environment - from smaller decisions such as refusing disposable plastic cutlery to bigger lifestyle changes such as eschewing fast fashion so as to reduce one's carbon footprint.

For eco-conscious home owners, one option is sustainable and eco-friendly furniture.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 20, 2018, with the headline 'Going green for the home'. Subscribe