"Green" Products for The Home

If you’re a homeowner who wants to join the green revolution by minimizing your energy consumption and impact on the ecosystem, consider the products at the stores below:



Arrow Lamp and Lighting
2091 Boston Post Rd, Larchmont
(914) 834-1992

This shop sells Satco and Bulbrite compact fluorescent bulbs, energy smart-brands that are more efficient (they use one-fifth to one-third the power of incandescent bulbs), and longer lasting (they have a 6,000- to 15,000-hour lifespan versus a 750- to 1,000-hour lifespan for incandescent bulbs).

Elite Closets
(914) 723-7225

This company offers wood floors, custom furnishings, and closets using wood only from sustainable forests (i.e., forests managed to maintain biodiversity, productivity, regeneration capacity, and vitality) and non-formaldehyde glue in manufacturing.

Rug and Home Gallery
722 Commerce St, Thornwood
(914) 741-2486

This shop sells Lee Industries “green” line of sofas, chairs, and ottomans, which use certified sustainable wood frames and water-based wood finishes, recycled fiber filling in pillows, and soy-based filling in cushions.

SOHO East
63 Main St, Dobbs Ferry
(914) 693-7296

Offers Chilewich recycled vinyl woven carpet, recycled glassware, and bowls made of recycled wire and paper.