For all that our houseplants do for us—like clean the air we breathe to start with—the least we can do is give them (and indirectly ourselves) a beautiful (and sustainable) home. If you have been thinking about getting new planters that are not plastic, you have come to the right place. This is the list of the most awesome earth-friendly planters you can get your hands on. Made from natural fibres (like jute, rattan, water hyacinth and sabai grass), as well as recycled materials (like tyres, glass etc) - these planters will transform the look of your balcony garden.
10 Eco-Friendly Planters You Need To Complete Your Green Oasis
If you’re a newbie plant parent, this sustainable (40% jute & 60% cotton) basket set from Sashaa World would be a good investment. Even if your green thumb fails and your plant babies don’t survive, this purchase won’t hurt because the baskets are quite versatile.
Name a plant that wouldn’t take to this Bohemian chic reed planter from Kopou Homegrown. It’s available in three sizes (S, M & L). Get a bunch of these planters for your balcony garden and watch that space transform into a boho haven.
Chords and Knots
Bring home this tabletop jute planter to put your succulent pots in. Handmade and sustainable, this planter is sure to elevate the look of any space you place it in. Have an awkward corner in your living room? This planter will squeeze all the awkwardness out of it!
Hanging planters are always a good idea because they help free up space for more plants. If you are aiming for Boho decor, macrame cannot be far behind. Check out this bucket plant hanger by Knotty Dhaage. Just the kind of home your money plants crave for.
All That Grass
This sabai grass planter from All That Grass is anything but basic. It’s rustic charm will liven up any living room, tabletop, or DIY office. Perfect pick for the easiest home upgrade of your life. We suggest you make this a home for the sassiest snake plant in your casa.
This hand woven reed floor planter from Trellis Bliss comes with a liner inside which eliminates any use of plastic. It also has two handles on the side making it easy to carry and move around the house. What’s great about this planter is the fact that it’s elevated at the bottom making sure the floor remains clean.
The Green Collective
Perfect for the corners of your homes, this cross-pattern planter from The Green Collective is made of natural rattan. Aesthetically pleasing, this handcrafted planter is very easy to maintain too. It can be easily cleaned using a soft cloth or a soft-bristled brush.
Having a high strength quotient, this planter is made with recycled scrap tyre. Talk about #somethingdifferent, eh? It’s in the shape of a barrel and comes with rubber handles. We recommend getting this one because it’s unbreakable, sturdy and upcycled.
Straight outta Assam, Asama is known for its lovely handcrafted home decor made entirely with natural fibres. This indoor cylindrical planter for instance is made of water hyacinth and has two side handles. For longevity of the planter, regular sun exposure is suggested.
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For those of you looking to add some rustic appeal to your spaces, these jute planters from Planter's Corner are just right for you. The natural texture of these planters create an earthy, farmhouse vibe that is trending right now in home decor. Handcrafted by the rural artisans of Bengal, the jute planters are also available in colours.