Are you pressed for time and running out of gift ideas? Luckily, there are plenty of eco-friendly and ethical items that you can choose from. Express your love for your family, friends, and the planet with these awesome gift ideas.
Did you know that giving someone a plant as a gift is actually meaningful? It means that you care about his health. Giving plants is the perfect sustainable gift idea. It beautifies your loved one’s home and helps boost their mood.
Reusable Water Bottle
You can’t go wrong with this one. It’s the perfect gift for almost anyone, whatever their lifestyle may be. The planet will also thank you for helping reduce plastic pollution.
You can choose one that has an insulation feature for your coffee lover friend. It can keep his drink warm for up to hours! For your elderly loved ones, you can choose water bottles that come with reusable straws. This will make it easier for them to keep hydrated anywhere they go.
For your loved one who likes traveling and nature, you can get him a water bottle that comes with a filter. This removes microorganisms and contaminants from water, and he can have access to safe drinking water anywhere he goes.
Reusable Bowl Covers
Did you know that cling wraps are not recyclable and pollute the environment? Here’s a super clever way to keep food organized and minimize food waste. Consider getting your loved ones reusable bowl covers made from a breathable cloth. It’s perfect for covering salad bowls, casseroles, and leftovers to be stored in the fridge.
There are also silicone food covers that are stretchable, which can be used for different bowl sizes. The lids are also freezer-safe and leak-proof. With silicone and cloth bowl covers, your loved one can say goodbye to cling wraps.
This tea is a great last-minute gift that is easy to find in local supermarkets. It’s wrapped with a compostable paper wrapper, unlike regular tea bags that are wrapped in plastic. As for the ingredients, this tea is USDA-certified organic, which is not only good for the body, but also for the environment.
There are so many flavors to choose from such as citrus, floral, minty, sweet, herbaceous, or spicy. For instance, chamomile is perfect for relaxation. The combination of licorice and thyme is perfect for supporting the upper respiratory system. There’s also ginger for healthy digestion.
You will surely find one that your family or friend will enjoy.
Are you team milk chocolate or dark chocolate? These premium treats are organic, non-GMO, and are free of gluten, dairy, or soy. They are made from cacao and natural fair trade ingredients. It’s the perfect sweet eco-friendly gift that you can give to your loved ones while supporting local farmers and taking care of the earth.
Natural Bath Soaps
Give them a treat with natural bath soaps. These are made of responsibly sourced and natural ingredients. And also, blended with organic essential oils to indulge the senses.
There are so many to choose from, you can pick the perfect one for your gift recipient. You can choose from different types of soaps like relaxing soap made of lavender essential oil, detox soap made with activated charcoal, exfoliating soap made of dead sea mud, or a cleansing soap made of bamboo charcoal.
This is a super-fast way to get your loved one a gift. Get them a gift card from their favorite restaurant or from eco-friendly sustainable stores, and let them choose how they want to spend it. You can opt for a digital gift card to avoid paper waste, and then send it to their email. Don’t worry, it’s the thought that counts!
A piece of contemporary heirloom jewelry made with responsibly sourced African gold offering might just be a lady’s new best friend. Fair trade jewelry uses responsibly sourced materials, helps local communities to build an inclusive and sustainable economy, and supports the environment.
A bottle of eco-friendly wine is perfect for any occasion. These wines are made of certified organic ingredients. Each has gone through sustainable practices to help the environment. Take your gift to the next level by pairing it with eco-friendly stemless wine glass made by glass artisans.
Reusable Makeup Pads
This makeup pads alternative by brands like OKO Creations, Tru Earth, and LastObject is the perfect replacement for disposable cotton pads and rounds. It is made of Scandinavian wood fibers and cotton fibers which are extremely gentle on the skin. It also comes with a cute case made of a plant-based material or of recycled ocean-bound plastic.
One case will save you about 1750 single-use cotton rounds. Your loved ones who are into beauty and skincare will surely love to have this in their makeup or travel kit. They can use this to clean their face or apply products to their skin. To reuse, just wash with soap and water, then let dry.