Homewear Brand Launches Vegan, Biodegradable Bedding Made From Eucalyptus
The 'Breeze' duvet from Buffy (Photo: Instagram/Buffy) - Media Credit:

Homewear Brand Launches Vegan, Biodegradable Bedding Made From Eucalyptus


1 Minutes Read

A New York-based homeware brand has launched vegan and biodegradable bedding.

The company called Buffy created the comforter (duvet) from eucalyptus wood pulp for all elements – stuffing, casing, and threading.

Eucalyptus pulp is sourced from Austria before being spun and bound into yarn to make fabric and thread. Eucalyptus fibers are used to fill the exterior.

Vegan and sustainable

“Traditionally comforters, bedding and textiles, in general, are not very sustainably made and they eat up an incredible amount of source footprint, particularly in the form of water,” Buffy Founder, Leo Wang, told Dezeen.

“It [eucalyptus] is about 90 percent less water-intensive to cultivate.

“If you pluck out one of the fibers from our comforters and put it under a microscope, you’ll see that it has no strange irregularities or coarseness. That’s what makes it so soft.”

Vegan homeware

Demand for animal-free – and environmentally-friendly – homeware is on the increase, according to vegan charity PETA, which announced the winners of its third annual Vegan Homeware Awards week.

The organization said the awards ‘recognize this year’s top designs and innovations for a cruelty-free home’, as demand for compassionate and sustainable decor and furnishings grows.

“It’s easier than ever for compassionate consumers to adorn their abodes with beautiful, cruelty-free homeware,” PETA Director, Elisa Allen, said. “[Forward-thinking companies are] meeting the booming demand for vegan decor with fashionable and functional pieces that are sure to make every space shine.”?

Millions around the world trust Plant Based News for content about navigating our changing planet & our role in it.

Our independent team of journalists
and experts are committed to making an impact through a wide range of content—and
you can help by supporting our work today.


The Author

Maria Chiorando

Maria is the former editor for Plant Based News. She has been a newspaper reporter and features writer. Her work has been published by The Guardian and The Huffington Post, among others

More by Maria Chiorando iconography/arrow-right



Leave a Comment

Plant Based News Comment Policy

In short:- If you act with maturity and consideration for other users, you should have no problems. Please read our Comment policy before commenting.

Comments [0]