Eco-Friendly Nursery Picks: 7 Ways To Go GreenCasi Densmore-Koon
And no, I don’t actually mean the color. I’m talking about all natural, eco-friendly, eco-chic pretties for a simple and fresh nursery. It’s easy to go green and is on the top of the list for many eco-conscious moms. Creating an environmentally healthy cocoon is important to many and with tons of products on the market, it’s much easier to do without spending a lot of green. Going green may sound pricey to some but not to worry, you can find budget friendly prices or, opt for doing a little at a time.
After the jump, see just how you can go green in your nursery!
Graco Dakota Crib 1 of 7The crib is clearly a focal point in the nursery. And the best part, you don't have to spend the bucks. The Dakota Crib from Graco is part of their collection that uses woods from sustainable forests. It is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and all finishes are water based. Even the packaging is green! It's made from recycled or recyclable materials. The price? Only $199.
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Graco Changing Table 2 of 7Love the crib? Well, grab the changing table to match for only $99. This is a great price for an eco-friendly piece of furniture. Not a fan of the dark wood? Get crafty! Look for an eco-friendly paint like Benjamin Moore's Green Promise and paint it any color you desire!
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Organic Bedding 3 of 7Pottery Barn Kids offers organic bedding made from pure organic cotton. It is Oeko-Tex certified too!
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Storage 4 of 7These basic storage cubes are made from recycled paper, eco-friendly and non toxic. What's not to love?
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Wood Toys From Haba 5 of 7Choose wooden toys like this amazing line. They are made of beech wood that is coated with multiple layers of water-based, natural, solvent-free lacquers.
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Floors 6 of 7A wood floor, treated with a non-toxic sealer, is the best choice. Ikea is a great place to find inexpensive floors.
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Laundry Detergent 7 of 7Make sure you wash all clothing and bedding items in non-toxic all natural laundry detergent. The Honest Company has a great bundle!
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