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Cork floors and rugs are created from the shavings of bark trees (the trees are not cut down), and this type of rug would be adorable in a baby's room. An added plus to cork rugs is that they are soft and rubbery, which is an ideal landing for a baby or toddler. Another option is organic cotton rugs, because you don't have to worry about your child putting the rug in its mouth.
Organic wool rugs are functional to have near doorways, because they are rough enough to pull the dirt off of your shoes. If you have pets, wool rugs can prevent dirt from scattering when your pet runs into the house. Also, this material can provide a comfortable and warm resting spot.
Sisal, seagrass and jute are durable fibers when woven into rugs. So if you're known to host parties, these organic area rugs can survive the spills. Another option is hemp rugs, which are comfortable, sustainable and durable.
When you incorporate sustainable materials in your home, it becomes a cozier and more natural environment, which is safer for your family. Plus, there are so many types of fibers and designs to choose from that going eco-friendly might make your home more stylish too.