Eco-Friendly Finds for Dining Al Fresco

by Jennie Nunn

ABOVE: Pampas Tumbler Set | Handmade with recycled glass, the painterly Pampas tumbler set adds an elegant touch to the backyard. anthropologie.com

Head outdoors this summer with fresh, eco-friendly finds for the perfect poolside party or picnic.

Vintage Vibe

The Yucatán Chiapas pillow, handcrafted by tribal women in Chiapas, Mexico, is made of 100 percent natural cotton and vegetable-dyed thread. huntedfox.co


Blue Crush

Handwoven by artisans in Nantucket, at a woman-owned company, the Deep Sea Blue cotton and linen table runner, woven in a textured crackle weave with a hemmed edge, reflects sea and sky. nantucketlooms.com



Down to Earth

Create texture on the table with the hand-braided Bali dark placemat made of biodegradable and water-resistant abacá, a species of the banana tree found in the Philippines. crateandbarrel.com

Toss Up
Use these elegant, long-stemmed Teak Salad Hands to artfully mix kale salad and bowtie pasta. nantucketlooms.com

Natural Light

Cast a soft glow on the table with the solid mango wood Wood + Rope Lanterns with jute rope handles. westelm.com

Command Center
The sustainably sourced Regatta Natural Console-Bar-Work Station is constructed of FSC-certified teak and features include a built-in compartment for ice. crateandbarrel.com

Snack Time

Made from sturdy bamboo fiber, the biodegradable, dishwasher-safe Eclipse server is ideal for veggies, dips and hearty appetizers. bamboozlehome.com

Summer Soirée
Serve up sangria or fresh-squeezed lemonade in style with the Pipiry pitcher made of recycled glass. anthropologie.com

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