Eco-Friendly, Zero-Waste Airbnb Vacation Rental Furnishing

The only way to protect the Earth is to hold yourself accountable for your actions.

You can make simple and affordable improvements in your vacation rental to create a more sustainable hosting. Plus furnishing your Airbnb as eco-friendly can be a great point of differentiation and competitive advantages against competitors. Sometimes it pays to go green!

eco-friendly products

How Can Eco-friendly Alternatives Help?

Changing the world for the better

It is relatively easy to reduce the amount of waste produced by your Airbnb by taking simple steps. Opt for eco-friendly alternatives in your Airbnb furnishing and stocking. Reducing waste and omissions is a necessary goal for everyone in order to keep our planet healthy.

A cost-effective solution

If you avoid single-use toiletries and reusable towels, you can significantly lower your purchase costs. Being an Airbnb host not only helps the environment but also helps you to save money. Purchasing in bulk and using a refillery can be a cost saving strategy in the long term.

A free marketing campaign for Airbnb

Guests at Airbnb are frequently looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint. You can therefore market your Airbnb as green and attract like-minded guests to stay at your house.

Here are a few eco-friendly, zero-waste Airbnb supplies and products for Airbnb guests that will reduce your carbon footprint.

Eco-friendly Kitchen Supplies

eco-friendly kitchen supplies

Eco-friendly Laundry Supplies

  • Provide an air-drying rack for clothes
  • Drying balls made from wool – if you need a dryer, place some of these balls in a bowl and put the lid on – they help to speed up drying
  • When buying laundry powder, decant into a smaller container with a scoop (you can usually just use a tablespoon – less is more)
eco-friendly bathroom setup

Eco-friendly Furnishing

  • Offer reusable grocery bags for guests’ convenience
  • Buy durable, good-quality furnishings for your rental property. It will save you both money and landfill space.
  • Consider using wood, bamboo, cotton, jute, or wool where possible (instead of plastic, vinyl, or PVC – synthetic materials)
eco-friendly living room setup

Other Eco-friendly Supplies for Airbnb

  • Use cleaning products that are eco-friendly or plant-based
  • Make your Airbnb rental more energy-efficient by installing LED lights.
  • Decorate the Airbnb rental with plenty of indoor plants.
  • Provide your guests with thermostat and water temperature recommendations to prevent them from experimenting and potentially using more energy than necessary.
  • Maintain a household recycling system
  • Place a donation box
  • Encourage guests to conserve water and electricity by pasting friendly notes around the rental
eco-friendly refillable cleaning products

Little drops of water make the mighty ocean. So, as a host, you can take these little steps towards carbon-neutrality by promoting these eco-friendly, zero-waste Airbnb supplies and products! A vacation rental can be luxury, but true luxury is when your guests are soulfully pleased and so is the environment.