This year, consider celebrating the season with eco-friendly gifts made with sustainable, recyclable and biodegradable materials. They can help reduce the impact of your purchase on the planet while still bringing joy to your loved ones.
Why Choose Eco-Friendly Gifts?
Each of these gifts is made with sustainable materials. If you are worried about your recipient loving your item, find a gift that can be handmade and personalized. For your holiday-loving friends and family, customized angel ornaments are a great option.
1. Candle Herb Garden
This gift includes a candle that’s made from soy, which smells of lemon, basil, and ginger. It also comes with a grow pot that’s ready to use for Genovese basil seeds. The complete kit comes with various other equipment such as plant food, activated carbon, and a growing medium. It’s easy to start a basil garden after the candle has been extinguished.
2. Ceramic Compost Keeper
The container that you store your food scraps in can get a little smelly, which is why this ceramic compost keeper is made with a filter and a tight-fitting lid. This gift will make your compost pile or bin smell better, and it’s made with a stainless steel handle. This item is a great gift for environmentalists and gardeners.
3. Hemp Denim Apron
A versatile and durable hemp and organic cotton apron is a great gift for anyone who enjoys cooking. It features a large front pocket and an adjustable neck strap, making it an ideal gift for anyone who’s into cooking. This material is incredibly resilient and anti-microbial, making it an ideal choice for the kitchen. Give it as a gift or create your own design.
4. Reusable Shopping Bags
These shopping bags are made from ripstop nylon, which is incredibly resilient and eco-friendly. They’re ideal for anyone who is looking to reduce their impact by shopping with ease. These bags are perfect for carrying all of your groceries and other items while you’re out and about. The built-in pouch allows them to easily fit into your car or purse.
5. Organic Cotton Sheets
Organic cotton sheets are made from 100% Pima cotton, which is grown in the United States. They are incredibly durable and are made with a color-grown fiber that’s straight from the plant. They’re incredibly ring-spun, double-sewn, and have a 260 thread count per square inch. All of these sheets are chemical-free and pre-shrunk.
6. Beeswax Pinecone Candles
The sweet and savory aroma of honey-like wax lingers in the air as these festive candles burn. These little candles are perfect for sharing a holiday glow with your loved ones or anyone else. They can be made in three different sizes and burn for up to 48 hours. The cotton wicks add a natural and paraffin-free feel to the candle.
7. Recycled Cotton Socks
Gift something practical that reflects the season with recycled cotton socks made from 100% cotton. They are machine-washable and comfortable to wear all year long. They are also certified free of harmful toxins. If you’re looking for something a bit more vibrant, try them in different colors.
8. Eco-Dough for Children
It’s time to break out the colors and celebrate the holiday with a beautiful soft dough. They are made from 100% natural and non-toxic materials, and they’re great for kids and parents who are looking for a safe and fun alternative to modeling clay. The dough is colored with organic fruits, vegetables, and plant extract, and it won’t dry out. You can also add oil to the dough to keep it fresh.
9. Holiday Cards That You Can Grow
This year, instead of recycling your holiday cards, why not plant them? Grow-a-note cards feature flower seeds that your recipient can plant once the season is over, and they come in various designs. The cards also have a seed list and instructions on the reverse. These are great ways to send unique and personalized messages to your friends and family.
10. Travel Utensil Kit
A set of travel utensils that are made of eco-friendly material will help someone in your life avoid using plastic. It’s portable, can be stored in a briefcase or purse, and is ideal for picnics or camping. You can find travel kits made from materials like soft cork and bamboo. These sets are fully biodegradable and will last a long time.
Each of these gift ideas is perfect for those that want to give gifts that are kind to the environment. Your loved ones will appreciate thoughtful gifts made with eco-friendly and sustainable materials.