HOME: The Eco-Friendly Home

Once the domain of hippie holdouts, organic home décor has gone mainstream. From fume-free paint to chairs made from sustainable wood, a growing number of products are manufactured without the chemicals used in traditionally made furnishings. They still cost a little more, but now they're easier to find and surprisingly chic. --By Lisa McLaughlin


When regular paint dries, it can release compounds that contribute to smog and irritate your lungs. Benjamin Moore EcoSpec, above, can help keep the air cleaner. The upside: no new-paint smell. The downside: you'll pay up to $5 more per gallon.


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