How eco-friendly is rattan? + 4 updated ways to use it

Rattan and cane is a fantastic way to add texture while keeping the colour palette neutral (haven’t you heard, beige is the new grey?!) But just because the materials are natural, does that mean they’re actually eco-friendly? Read on to get to know this material a bit more and discover the sustainability credentials of rattan furniture. Plus, I’m sharing 4 modern ways to use it.

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Sustainable furniture: upcycling with Bourjois Biscuit

Though its popularity has waxed and waned, upcycled and painted furniture is making a comeback, thanks in part to the fact it is a sustainable choice. Now, to be clear, upcycling isn’t only about ‘shabby chic’ anymore. I recently caught up with Sophie of Bourjois Biscuit, to hear all about her super stylish and eco-friendly approach to upcycling furniture. Read on to hear Sophie’s thoughts mid-century furniture, what might be next, and on how upcycled furniture is a fantastically conscious choice. I promise, there’s not a distressed edge in sight.

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My number one plastic free switch in the kitchen

Veggie boxes are a great way to reduce the single use plastic in your home, and are typically organic. But a much less talked about benefit is that they are also a great way to reduce the demand for vegetables grown in far away places in greenhouses. This is my number one pick for reducing plastic in the kitchen, read on to see why.

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