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Choosing sustainable materials

The many qualities of wood

Wood is an excellent material from a design, quality and environmental perspective – provided it’s responsibly sourced. And it’s an important part of our Scandinavian design heritage.

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More recycled or renewable-based plastic

Our ambition is that all the plastic used in IKEA products will be based on renewable or recycled materials. To start with we’re replacing single-use plastic and using different kinds of sustainable plastic.

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Strong, recyclable metal

Metal is a great material. It’s strong, durable and affordable. And it’s sustainable too. And we want to make it even more sustainable by ensuring that our metal is sourced and produced in a responsible way.

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Responsibly sourced wool – good for you and the planet

We’re on our way to only using responsibly sourced wool, meaning that the wool comes from sheep that are treated well, and land that is managed responsibly.

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The many benefits of bamboo

As a material, bamboo is both strong and sustainable. And it’s versatile too. This is why we’re using more of it to create beautiful, durable IKEA products.

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