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Eco-Friendly Wallpapers

Do you want an eco-friendly wallpaper? There is a huge array of options in materials and textiles;

Silk and satin wallpaper which is a wallpaper fabric. These are widely available and are delicate and luxurious.

Grasscloth wallcoverings which are typically Japanese made in natural woven materials. Grasscloth can be delicate and adds wonderful texture.  Grasscloth wallpaper can even can be bought in a modern metallic print.

Raffia, linen, bamboo, burlap and cane; these types of natural fibres are widely available with unlimited options. They give a fantastic natural textured feeling to a room, can create an inside outside feeling or just give you peace of mind that that you are being environmentally conscious.

Having an eco- friendly wallpaper usually means water based inks were used in the printing and on a clay coated paper or recycled paper. And are often handmade or screen printed.

Eco chic is an online, eco- friendly furniture and homewares shop whose stock is all made in Australia. They use only renewable resources, non- toxic  and non- allergenic, fair trade certified and GECA certified. Their recycled materials such as Grasscloth wallpapers are dyed with water-based inks and meet the standards of the IGA (International Association of Wallcovering Manufacturers.) The grasses are naturally occurring and renewable resources harvested from farms.

Graham and brown also stock an Eco range which is VOC free and state that for every tree chopped down 3 more are planted.