17 eco-friendly gifts to buy this holiday season

A grey shoe from Allbirds

You can feel good about these thoughtful presents that come with a bonus: They’re all doing their part to help the planet.

So whether you’re gifting for an eco warrior or just looking to make good choices for your own conscience, you can be sure these gifts make the grade.

Over the rainbow

Bamboozle Nesting Bowls

Brighten up the kitchen with colorful nesting bowls made from biodegradable bamboo fiber. $70

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Be of good cheer

Pamela Cook

Send happy, healthy vibes in these groovy mini 6-packs of red, rosé or brut wine, which are sustainably produced, so no holiday headaches. $48

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Jean genie

Clockworks Press Manhattan Bridge denim pillow
Clockwork Press

Brooklyn artist Holly Brown turns repurposed denim into washable pillows that depict her iconic images. $85

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Words worth

Literary Blooms Alice in Wonderland
Literary Blooms

Pages from classic books take on new life as roses, such as this bloom plucked from “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” $21

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Snag this bag

Rothy's Tote

Feel good and fashionable in this Essential tote made from recycled materials like ocean-bound marine plastic. $275

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Pencil this in

Graphite Sprout
plantable pencils

Graphite Sprout plantable pencils are made from sustainably harvested wood. Each contains a seed capsule to grow your next Christmas tree. $11.80

Write on

Jacqueline Schmidt
Jacqueline Schmidt

Get inspired by Brooklyn artist Jacqueline Schmidt’s whimsical artwork cards on recycled paper. “Adventure Awaits” travel set of 6 notecards, $13.95

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Take a sustainable walk in these bestselling sneakers from Allbirds. The eco-friendly shoe and apparel company values each ingredient, using sustainably-sourced Merino wool, recycled cardboard for packaging and plastic bottles for the laces in its super comfortable shoes.

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A yellow tin of tea

With all the buzz around saving the bees, David’s Tea is here to brew up some change. The Bee the Change blend is a partnership between David’s Tea and The Bee Conservancy, helping to protect bees and secure food justice through education, research, habitat creation and advocacy. 10% of proceeds go to the organization, and the brew itself helps the buzzing buddies, using clover in the blend to feed the bees and pull nitrogen from the atmosphere back into the soil.

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A woman in a cream sherpa jacket with yellow trim

Get cozy and eco-conscious with this sustainable sherpa coat from Girlfriend Collective. The half-zip jacket is made of with 100% certified recycled plastic bottles and is recyclable with their trade-in ReGirlfriend program.

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A Lime Crime eye shadow pallet

Lime Crime is a vegan beauty brand that is PETA verified and Leaping Bunny certified cruelty free, meaning they are never tested on animals or use any animal-derived products at any point in the supply chain. The palette features all of the favorite colors, including metallic, matte and foil finishes for any holiday look.

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Purple leggings

Celebrate the great outdoors with leggings that promote recycling and never pollute. Outdoor Voices believes in sustainable practices and minimizing their environmental impact. They use sustainable fabrics like recycled PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) and ethically sourced and recycled wool.

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A baby box with bee related items

A perfect gift for any queen bee expecting a new baby in the hive, the Baby Bee Box from Burt’s Bees uses only the best materials for your little one and the environment with essentials for a new mom, including footed pajamas, burp cloths, plush toys, shampoo, diaper cream and super gentle lotions to soothe the most sensitive skin, just to name a few.

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Black headphones with wood details

From the house of Bob Marley comes wireless headphones on a mission to protect our world’s trees. “Champion True Wireless Earbuds are consciously crafted from bamboo and natural fiber and REGRIND™ silicone which means it’s an eco-conscious alternative to traditional earbuds.

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A gold pendant with Aphrodite and a pink heart

Celebrate the goddess within, giving her a stunning and conflict-free necklace from Common Era Jewelry. The company only uses conflict-free precious and semi-precious stones, and the gold and silver are 90% recycled, making for an eco-friendly way to accessorize.

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Pink Moon Clair de Lune Candle, $48

A pink candle lit

Once in a pink moon can you find an eco-friendly candle that smells so good. From Pink Moon as part of their Eco Home collection, check out the Clair de Lune candle, made with ethically sourced coconut and apricot wax and burns cleaner than soy.

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A woman in a denim apron

Perfect for the home chef in your life, these denim aprons add a flair of fashion to any kitchen, while taking care to respect the planet as well. The aprons are produced locally in LA in small batches and made out of locally sourced fabric that is super durable and made at fabric mills with ethical practices.

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