The Best Eco-Friendly Sheets for a Perfect Night's Sleep

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If you're anything like us, you probably spend a lot of time in bed and want your bedding to be as comfortable as possible. How else are you supposed to get the best sleep of your life? Cozy linens, however, don't have to be bad for the environment. In fact, we've rounded up the most eco-friendly sheets on the market to prove our point. They're sustainable; some are organic. And to top it off, they look like a million bucks but (for the most part) won't destroy your wallet. Let's dive in.

1. Buffy Eucalyptus Sheets, starting at $169

These Buffy sheets have to be restocked constantly because they're just that good. They are made of 100% eucalyptus fibers, contain no essential oils, and are safe for furry family members and little ones. The fabric feels cool all the time, and some say it's more breathable than cotton and even more supple than linen.

2. Cultiver Linen Sheet Set with Pillowcases, starting at $385

Cultiver founder Nicolle Sullivan knows a thing or two about good bedding. In fact, she's a pro when it comes to building a cozy and eco-friendly spot for your nightly wind-down. And the Cultiver linen sheet set is the perfect base. What makes it so great? Sullivan notes, "Linen is a naturally environmentally-friendly option for sheets. Woven from flax, a highly sustainable and resilient crop, it requires far less water and pesticides to produce than other fabrics. Often it needs nothing more than rainfall to grow. [And] flax crops produce a range of useful byproducts including flaxseeds, flax oil, and chipboard - so there is very minimal waste. If cared for properly, linen sheets can last for years, and never go out of style, making them a great choice for those concerned with the environmental impact of waste."

3. Buffy Hemp Linen Sheets, starting at $249

Why hemp linen? It feels just as cloud-like as the flax version, but it can be easier on the earth and more durable. Moreover, the antibacterial hemp Buffy uses resists fading, mold, and mildew. It's still composed of linen yarn but is extra soft from the start. And the eco-conscious brand avoids chemicals during the production process.

4. Coyuchi Organic Crinkled Percale Sheets, starting at $88

Exclusive to Coyuchi, these crinkled percale sheets are soft, comfortable in every season, and beautifully rumpled. We love the rich colors the brand offers, but we're especially smitten with the company ethos. Each percale sheet set is solely comprised of organic Indian cotton and both GOTS and Fair Trade Certified. To take things a step further, Coyuchi even made cutting plastic from the production process a priority. So each percale sheet set comes in a reusable organic fabric bag.

5. Pact Room Service Sheet Set, starting at $130

These 100% pure organic cotton sateen sheets resist wrinkling (for those of us who prefer a more pristine bedding situation), and they remain cool all night long. Go with this option, and you'll be getting a Fair Trade Certified product. And you can rest easy knowing Pact minimizes water waste as well; their organic cotton requires around 400 gallons less water than non-organic options.

6. Ettitude Bamboo Lyocell Sheet Set, starting at $138

What is a bamboo lyocell sheet, and why did this particular set make the list? To start, it's a luxe type of bedding that feels silky and smooth to the touch. And this selection from Ettitude is made from 100% bamboo (no unnecessary or unknown additives here). The especially great thing about this organic selection is that it's hypoallergenic and free from chemicals, making it an excellent choice for those with sensitive skin.

Lowe Saddler is a Design SEO Editor at Hunker. She also writes, does affordable DIYs, and constantly rearranges the furniture in her apartment in her spare time.

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