Sustainable & Ethical Holiday Gift Guide
Looking for the perfect gift that supports the environment and is sustainable? Well look no further. Our comprehensive guide covers a range of categories and will help you find a gift that not only brings joy to the recipient, but also gives back to the planet and its communities. From activewear to home items, our guide is designed to help you and your loved ones make ethical and environmentally friendly choices this holiday season!
For The Gym Bunny
When it comes to fitness, sustainable options are only growing in popularity. Consider gifting them some sustainable activewear from gngr bees. These pieces are made with sustainable materials, and give back to the planet through community projects and environmental initiatives. Sundies sustainable underwear and basics are also a great option.
Help extend the life of their new (or current) activewear with all-natural laundry sprays and detergents formulated by The Lab Co.. Also consider gifting them a gngr bees’ sustainable laundry bag made from a single thread of polyester to reduce textile shedding polluting our waterways and keep their delicates looking good as new.
If they’re in the market for new gym equipment, sustainable yoga mats and other equipment pieces from Manduka can make a huge difference to the environment and to their workout routine. They make a great gift for those who put emphasis on their fitness and protecting the planet.
For personal care, think about gifting them an all-natural deodorant made by Parudeesa. It comes in a zero waste tin, hand-painted by artists: the perfect gift for those who value sustainability and the beauty of artistry.
Give the gift of better health with HUX, offering vegan supplements that help improve one’s sleep, hydration, and overall body health. Clean supplements that balance nutrition and the body’s wants and needs from GP Nutrition are another great choice as well.
For The Girl That Has Everything
Stuck on what to get the girl who has everything? Ethically-made & sustainable jewelry from Wild Fawn could be just the answer. Or, consider Beevive, a “Bee revival” keyring to help energize tired bees – a unique gift that supports natures pollinators. Non-slip sustainable headbands and/or scrunchies from gngr bees are a great choice for something a bit smaller.
If she’s all about the experience, think about gifting her a relaxing spa day at Nirvana, a luxury pure-water spa with cruelty-free and vegan treatment options. Or, Re Place, a wellness and recovery studio, also offers various gift vouchers for a truly rejuvenating experience.
Even more, how about a gift card to a local coffee shop or independently-owned book store, or cinema tickets? These gifts not only support local businesses, but also provide meaningful experiences.
For The Homebody
For those who love cozying up at home, consider purchasing them artisanal and ethically-sourced decor, throws, etc. from Ten Thousand Villages. Or take a look at Lorena Canals who creates rugs, pillows, and other home products that can simply be thrown in the wash to be cleaned making their life easier. Cosy Panda offers sustainably made, microwavable bamboo heating packs that will make anyone’s day. Don’t forget about things like reusable water bottles from Ocean Bottle, or ceramic mugs and travel mugs from Glaze Me Pretty to brighten up their shelves and the environment.
For The Fragrance Lover
For those who love a good scent, gift them a solid, refillable perfume from Tenth Muse. Or consider purchasing a vegan, designer dupe by Eden Perfume, that way they can smell fantastic while knowing they’re helping the environment one spritz at a time.
Set the mood by getting them plant-based candles and scent diffusers from Hippa, especially in their Loba scent. If they’re all about DIY-ing, think about getting them a candle-making kit from Selfmade.
For ‘That Girl’
For the fashion-forward, consider buying pieces from sustainable clothing brand Ninety Percent. They give 90% of their profits back to their workers and to various causes they support. BeFlamboyant’s unique, vegan and sustainable footwear make a great gift for those who love to make a statement. Gngr bees’ new sustainable caps also make a stylish and eco-friendly gift.
For the skincare gurus, multipurpose oils and serums made from all-natural ingredients by Liha Beauty are a great option for all skin types. Youth to the People also offers vegan cleansers and moisturizers suitable for varying skin types. Don’t let them forget about putting on sunscreen by gifting them organic sunscreen from Raw Elements.
Not only are these gifts good for the skin, but also the planet.