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Sustainable living

We want to enable and inspire people to live more sustainably, so we’re focusing on money-saving, affordable, resource and energy-efficient products. With our energy-saving solutions, we’re paving the way for more sustainable homes for the many.

What "sustainable" means?

At IKEA, we want to have a positive impact on people, society and the planet. For us, it’s about balancing economic growth and positive social impact with environmental protection and regeneration. To meet the challenges of unsustainable consumption, climate change and growing inequality, IKEA is taking ambitious steps towards a more sustainable future for the many people through collaboration with partners, co-workers and customers. Our three focus areas are: Healthy and sustainable living, being Circular and climate-positive and contributing to fair and equal society.

IKEA co-worker watering plants in IKEA store.

A clear sustainability strategy

We’ve set ambitious goals. This includes committing to becoming climate positive by 2030. This means reducing more greenhouse gas emissions than the full IKEA value chain emits, while growing the IKEA business.

Learn more about the IKEA Sustainability Strategy

Choosing more sustainable materials

We are continuing our journey towards only sourcing renewable or recycled materials by 2030. We aim to use only renewable or recycled materials and to provide new solutions for our customers to prolong the life of products and materials.

Little tips from our customers: small change, big impact

We have asked members of Live Lagom community to recommend any IKEA product that helped them to live more sustainable and save on their bills. Here are some of their answers.

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A person holding her duvet.

IKEA and Shelter launch a 'Duvet That Does Good'

With over 17.5 million people in the UK currently affected by the housing emergency, £1 from every duvet sold between 16th October and 24th December will be donated to our charity partner Shelter, and their national charity partners, to support their good causes.

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