Best Green Home and Sustainable Living

Green living is made easier by shopping online at green superstores, selling just about everything you need around the home to live an eco friendly lifestyle, from cleaning to beauty to pet products.

But there are also sustainable companies who specialise in such things as cleaning products, so we have featured them all in this section, detailing the best green brands for living an eco-friendly home life.


&Keep

&Keep provides a wide range of eco-friendly, reusable and sustainable products, all cruelty-free and the vast majority plastic-free. Its packaging uses plastic-free, recycled materials. 

It’s a great site to shop for eco gifts, and to stock up on sustainable products for the home. The ‘Plastic Free Parenting’ section is very popular and a great idea.

Delivery: UK

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Big Green Smile

BigGreenSmile is one of the biggest online retailers of natural and organic products in the UK, offering more than 5,000 products.

The company has been selling eco friendly goods since 2008 and offers a wide range from personal care to healthcare, vegan food to gifts and travel accessories.

There are many discounts to be had daily, and the company is proud of its ethical values, from packaging to reducing carbon emissions and encouraging staff to adopt green practices.

Delivery: UK and Europe

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Bodykind

Bodykind has been supplying quality natural products since 2004. The company places an emphasis on quality, across a range of natural food, health and beauty products.

Household goods range from natural candles to water filters to air purifiers to first aid equipment. There is also a focus on wellbeing, and a wide range of natural, vegan supplements are offered.

Delivery: Worldwide

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Counter Culture

Counter Culture Store is on a mission to make it easier to shop sustainably.

Shop from over 100 cult and independent sustainable and ethical brands, all focused on people and the planet.

Covering beauty and skincare, wellbeing, cleaning and homewares, our store includes a raft of eco solutions including plastic-free, refillables, waterless, vegan, cruelty-free and more.

Get 15% of your first order when you sign-up to our newsletter and negotiate with our AI “Counter Offers” to make savings on monthly specials.

What’s more, with EVERY ORDER we PROTECT 5 TREES.

Delivery: United Kingdom

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Ethical Bedding

Ethical Bedding is taking the bedding industry by storm. We have over 2,000, five-star reviews and have been featured in the Guardian, The Times, The Observer and Good Housekeeping.

Our brand is on a mission to make bedding sustainable and we have won multiple awards for our green approach.

Products are made from eucalyptus, which is naturally hypoallergenic, far more hygienic, much softer than cotton and 100% organic.

Delivery: Worldwide

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Ethical Superstore

Ethical Superstore is a one-stop shop for all major fair trade, ethical and green brands, including Cafedirect, Traidcraft, People Tree, Green & Blacks, Divine, Ecover, Ecozone… the list goes on and on.

The broad categories you can search include Groceries & Everyday, Cleaning & Household, Fashion, Home & Garden, Beauty, Health & Wellbeing, Baby, Child & Toys, Gifts and Pets.

Within these groups you can filter by such terms as ‘plastic free’ and ‘organic’. And you’ll find everything from gadgets to gifts to cosmetics to books to handmade products to… well, just about anything green and ethical.

Delivery: UK

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Frank Green

Frank Green isn’t a person, it’s a philosophy. We are frank about living green.

Our planet has a waste crisis. it’s choking our oceans, endangering our animals, destroying our forests and threatening the future of humanity. Our future.

Our purpose is to stop the use of single-use plastic products. To achieve this, we create beautifully designed, innovative and highly functional environmentally sustainable products that fit into your life and that you love to use, over and over and over again.

Delivery: Worldwide

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Friendly Turtle

An ethical and eco-conscious business helping to inspire people to make simple, zero-waste swaps towards sustainable alternatives, with the help of our more than 1,700 products in our eco range.

Friendly Turtle was founded on the belief that the choices we make can have an impact on the planet, and we all share a responsibility to look after it. 

We want our customers to feel good about their purchases, and be assured that they will benefit the environment and/or local communities in one way or another.

We are also thrilled to be able to donate 5% of all our profits to charities or social enterprises that carry out incredible projects around the globe.

Delivery: Worldwide

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Funky Chunky Furniture

Funky Chunky Furniture handcrafts solid wood furniture, shelves, and mantels. Each piece is made-to-order from sustainably sourced timbers and choice of colours.

Our solid wood furniture makes a perfect impression. Every single piece is designed to last a lifetime and has a 25 year guarantee.

We are committed to sourcing our wood from reputable merchants that provide us with beautiful timbers from forests that are sustainably managed and certified by FSC and PEFC.

Free delivery on orders £50+ to UK mainland addresses.

Delivery: UK

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Global WakeCup

Global WAKEcup is a zero waste reusables brand with a mission to end single use plastic pollution for good.  

Global WAKEcup is more than just stylish, sustainably sourced coffee cups and water bottles. It’s a movement towards a world where everyone can choose to reuse, and say no to single-use.

We donate 10% of all our profits to the Marine Conservation Society. Every purchase you make is helping fund vital work protecting sealife and marine habitats.

We make our products from natural, recyclable materials like bamboo, stainless steel, copper and glass. As well as the website we supply Selfridges, Not On The High Street and the Royal Estate at Sandringham, sourcing our products from various suppliers in the UK, India and China, with ethical standards for all workers in the supply chain a key priority.

We also use plastic-free packaging, including green jiffy bags, recycled cardboard and paper tape. 

Delivery: Worldwide

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Homethings

We deliver zero-waste, eco friendly cleaning solutions across the UK, inspiring customers to ditch plastics and heavy liquid based products for more sustainable yet equally effective alternatives.

it’s time to Rethink What’s Under Your Sink. We’ve made powerful and actually eco things that, when you run out, you Just Add Tap and keep on refillin’. Again and Again and Again.

Our mission is simple: powerful, planet-positive products that make sense, keeping your home (and our planet) clean.

Delivery: UK

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Jungle Culture

Jungle Culture is a zero waste company producing a stunning selection of sustainable homewares, bathroom products and handicrafts.

Our philosophy is to inspire people to see the beauty and purpose in nature. We create earth-friendly and functional goods sourced directly from independent artisans and makers from all over the world.

We believe in fair and honest manufacturing to produce plastic-free products with a purpose, all uniquely made and uniquely presented.

Delivery: Worldwide

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Natural Collection

Natural Collection is the UK’s leading and award-winning green shop offering a department store range of ecologically considered products including organic cotton and fair trade clothing and accessories, gorgeous homeware and gardenware, energy-saving gadgets, organic cosmetics, eco cleaning products and much more. We check every product so you can purchase from us in eco confidence.

Each item is carefully researched and selected to promote ecological and sustainable manufacturing practices. We support fair trade products in order to help alleviate poverty and to ultimately give poorer communities dignity in the knowledge that their products are selling within a competitive market place and not because of charitable or sympathetic patronage.

Natural Collection’s philosophy is that small positive choices by the many can have a tremendous impact on our collective ethical evolution. 

Delivery: UK and Ireland

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Nature’s Healthbox

Nature’s Healthbox has been offering the best ‘free from’ foods, and health and beauty products, since 2012.

The small, family-run internet business has a huge directory of products, from baby food to adult food to pet food, from beauty products to healthcare to household cleaners.

Each Nature’s Healthbox parcel is packaged using eco-friendly materials and can be delivered to the UK and most parts of Europe.

Delivery: Worldwide

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No Time For Waste

No Time For Waste provide everything you need to transition away from a throw-away lifestyle to one that cares for the environment.

As proponents of sustainability and circularity, NTFW are all about planet friendly alternatives to single use and short term use items, offering reusable, plastic-free products for the bathroom, kitchen and garden.

All products are plastic-free, reusable and built to last. Many products are organic and packaging is always plastic-free, recyclable or compostable.

Delivery: Worldwide

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Rainbow Life

Buy ethical and sustainable products online from a wide selection of Fair Trade, Organic, Vegan, Zero- Waste, Eco-friendly, Handcrafted items ethically and globally sourced.

We promote recycled and upcycled goods and zero waste products that reflect our commitment towards a circular economy. We buy directly from small producer self- help groups or cooperatives and from UK distributors who align with our principles.

The prices are fair because everybody in that chain deserves fair payment for their labour. Sometimes we will be a bit higher than you might find on Amazon, and sometimes we will be a bit lower.

Delivery: Worldwide

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SaveMoneyCutCarbon

When you’re thinking about how you personally can do your bit and make small, easy swaps that will have a big impact, you’ll want to head to our Home Shop.

We’ve handpicked hundreds of everyday eco products; from compostable bin bags, eco-toilet rolls, hotel style eco showerheads and LED Lighting, through to electric scooters.

It doesn’t talk jargon, if you know what you want, we make it easy to browse, find and buy. You can even spread the cost if you are just starting out, we can help you step by step.

But this is just the start. Last year SaveMoneyCutCarbon saved a collective 727 million litres of water and 27 million kilowatts of energy for its customers and, as result of this work, a carbon reduction equivalent to travelling 23,240,000 miles in an average petrol car.

Delivery: Worldwide

Website: Visit here >


Smidge

Smidge is a new UK-based sustainable lifestyle brand. With a range for every occasion, it’s made for those who know you can keep it simple but have a big impact. 

Marrying style with substance, Smidge is the brand you want to use and be seen using. Our products are designed for the demands of an active lifestyle. For eating and drinking. For the home, from the home. 

We strive to ensure that every product we source and all of our manufacturing partners achieve the highest safety, ethical and environmental standards.

Delivery: UK

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Snoozel Green

Snoozel Green Mattresses, Toppers, Pillows and Cot Mattresses are made from natural, organic materials.

Antibacterial, hypoallergenic and sustainable, they are good for your body and the environment.

Our manufacturing partner is based in Sri Lanka and has a great ethos, based in being eco-friendly and sustainable, with organic certifications to back it up.

Delivery: UK Mainland

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Spruce

Award-winning non-toxic, refillable, vegan, cruelty-free cleaning products to end indoor air pollution from harsh chemicals and single-use plastics.

Our products have been described as “the Jo Malone of cleaning”, “a beauty product for the home”, “the most effective eco-friendly cleaning product”, and “the only cleaning product I would put on my kitchen sink”. 

We’re a B Corporation. This means we are officially bound to work for the good of people and the planet. And we’re doing this with our safe products and low footprint reusable packaging. 

We’re proud to partner with social enterprise Plastic Bank to collect an additional 25 plastic bottles from high poverty coastal regions with every starter kit purchase.

Delivery: UK

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Traidcraft

Fighting for justice since 1979, Traidcraft are pioneers of fair trade. With award-winning food and drink, eco-friendly gifts, sustainable fashion, and ethical homeware, Traidcraft is THE place for all your ethical and fair trade needs.

We’re the original fair trade pioneers in the UK, and advocate the importance of organic farming, sustainability, and transparency to the lives of growers and artisans around the world. And we’re not stopping there.

We are saving vanishing traditional skills from extinction, and celebrating a world of creativity and culture through quality fair trade products. We offer sustainable fashion, home and garden goods and handmade, ethical, fair trade gifts.

Our sustainable range of future-proof groceries also includes a Great Taste Award winning range of Fairtrade tea, organic coffee, organic chocolate and even a delicious range of vegan chocolate.

Delivery: UK

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Mark Campbell
Mark Campbell
Editor of greengreengreen, Mark has been a journalist for more than 30 years, campaigning on environmental issues. Living a vegan and sustainable lifestyle, he also writes for green groups and businesses across the world.

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