27 Handpicked Eco Friendly Gifts For EVERYONE On Your List

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When you think of eco-friendly gifts, you might picture bamboo straws, cute reusable shopping bags, or a sturdy water bottle.

While these are all essential and sustainable choices, there's a whole world of unique and thoughtful eco-friendly gift ideas out there. And to complement these gifts, we've explored some fantastic eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas.

Best Eco-Friendly Gifts for Her

1. Ethical Jewelry from Brilliant Earth

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If you're hunting for a holiday gift that's both meaningful and beautiful, let me tell you about Brilliant Earth. They've revolutionized the diamond & jewelry industry with Beyond Conflict Free™ diamonds and engagement rings, focusing on ethical and responsible origins.

Whether you prefer a classic diamond or a modern lab-grown one, you can tailor it to your taste in style, metal, and shape on their website. It's like creating a little piece of art for someone special.

2. tentree's Gorgeous Sustainable Fashion

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Giving the gift of sustainable fashion is so easy! tentree carries all your ethical wardrobe basics. From unique tees and tops to cozy sweaters and cardigans, tentree always delivers sustainable fashion for men, women, kids and accessories for everyone.

The apparel industry creates a lot of trash—10.5 million tonnes per year, to be exact. tentree is helping divert trash from landfills while conserving water and essential resources. Planting ten trees(!) for every item purchased proves that sustainability can and should be as easy as putting on a t-shirt.

We've featured them many times here on The Eco Hub: pajamas, backpacks, tees, and more.

3. Planted's Cozy Candles

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Made with completely natural ingredients and cruelty-free, Planted hand-poured candles make such a lovely gift for the self-care nut in your life. Made with coconut and soy wax and pure essential oils, they are sure to enjoy the warmth and serenity of these one-of-a-kind candles.

Their 9oz candles last at least 50 hours. We’ve tried the Energizing Eucalyptus and love everything about this candle. The scent softly fills the room and brings me so much joy.

4. Dooeys' House Loafers

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I recently had the pleasure of trying out Dooeys' Black House Loafers, and they are so much more than just house slippers! As someone who spends a lot of time on hardwood floors, I was immediately impressed by their comfort and support.

Knowing that these stylish loafers are made from plant-based and recycled materials added a layer of satisfaction to my experience. Plus, the brand's commitment to offsetting carbon emissions with every order shipped is a commendable effort towards environmental responsibility.

5. Baabuk's Cozy Slippers

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Baabuk’s beautifully handcrafted felted wool slippers are made with sturdy wool from New Zealand and are made to last! The Mel Slipper includes a removable padded inner sole for added comfort and durability. Natural crepe rubber is the perfect sole material to ensure stability, versatility, and durability.

Check out all the amazing footwear options available for the whole family!

6. Terrera Luxurious Bath Towels

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I have never felt anything softer than these Terrara towels! I did not expect to be this impressed with a bath towel! Ideal for sensitive skin, you can wrap your loved ones in completely organic luxury.

In addition to avoiding toxic chemicals in their dyeing process, a closed-loop system reduces the environmental impact typically associated with conventional dyeing processes. All other bedding is certified by Okeo-Tex.

I did not expect to be this impressed with a bath towel! I was looking for sustainable and non-toxic towel options when I came across Terrera and took a chance.

7. Let's Cuddle Weighted Blanket

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Let's Cuddle believes that "How you rest is how you live"—their unique, machine-washable, breathable weighted blankets make the ideal addition for a better, more restful night's sleep. 

Sustainably made with 100% recycled bottles and a focus on quality, these weighted blankets are built to last and will reduce the need for replacements.

8. Rawganique Robe

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Get cozy with this 100% Organic Hemp Knit Bathrobe—just one of the amazing items we think would make a great gift over at Rawganique this season.

All of the products made by Rawganique are sweatshop-free, chemical-free, and specially designed for those who have sensitivities in mind. The Organic Linen Terry Bathrobe is certified organic and made in Europe from a mixture of organic linen cotton. Looking for a cozy pair of PJs? They've got that too.

9. Scoria Yoga Mat

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Beautiful artistry paired with natural cork makes Scoria’s Yoga Mats a stellar gift for the yogi in your life. Their cork yoga mats are made from a sustainably harvested, naturally anti-microbial cork surface that helps eliminate any odors. 

On top of making beautifully sustainable products, Scoria allocates a portion of every purchase to empowering indigenous youth through play-based education in partnership with Right To Play. That’s a win for everyone!

10. Sustainable Makeup with Zakiella

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Looking for clean, beautifully pigmented lipsticks, lip glosses, and eyeshadows?! Then look no further than Zakiella! We absolutely loved their satin lipsticks and how beautifully they glide on.

Best of all, the ingredients aren’t complicated to understand, but the formulas work wonderfully. No talc, PFAS, MICA or silicones here.

Build a custom palette with your favorite eye shadow colors, or create a unique palette for your unique friend!

Eco-Friendly Gifts for Him

Dudes love and deserve good stuff, too, and this list of eco brands is killing it when it comes to cool gear for guys! You might even steal some of these for yourself!

11. Sustainable Tech with House Of Marley

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Sustainable tech is easy with House of Marley headphones, an excellent gift choice, especially for those who appreciate high-quality audio and sustainability.

From personal experience, these headphones are exceptional in fit and comfort. They stay securely in place without slipping or pinching, making them ideal for extended listening sessions.

12. Coyuchi's Ethical PJs

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Perfect for you to cuddle up to, Coyuchi's flannel pj's are sooooo dreamy. I mean there is something sexy about a man in flannel, am I right?

Coyuchi is all about sustainable home goods and these PJs are no exception. They are made with organic, GOTS-certified cotton. This brand is all about people and the planet.

13. Buck Naked's Men's Grooming Essentials

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I love this local Canadian brand so much; their shampoo bars are the bomb. The ingredients they use are all-natural, handcrafted, and fair trade. They prioritize sustainable sourcing, innovation, ethical responsibility, magic, fun, happiness…and love.

Use the code THEECOHUB10 for 10% off your order.

14. 2°EAST Watches

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"Meet the watch for humans who believe it’s cool to be kind"! We can get behind that and 2°EAST’s incredible eco-credibility.

If you want to have the best time ever with your man, I'd consider one of these luxury (but affordable) timepieces that are ahead of the curve with their various ethical practices on land and sea.For every watch or strap sold, they plant a tree in partnership with Trees For The Future. Plus, your watch will arrive at your door in plastic-free packaging.

15. Nisolo Men's Bag

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A bag for every occasion! That's what Nisolo is all about. As one of my favorite ethical brands, they carry a range of men's and women's clothing, bags, and accessories. I love the Luis Weekender (pictured above). 

Nisolo is a Certified B Corporation. They ensure a living wage to 100 percent of the artisans who create their beautiful products. They also offset 100 percent of their carbon emissions and are verified by Climate Neutral Certification.

16. 8000Kicks Hemp Shoes

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8000Kicks offers 100% hemp shoes and accessories, perfect for the vegans on our list. 

The soles are plant-based as well and made from algae bloom. It all comes together to create a comfortable, durable sneaker, for anyone looking for a good versatile, everyday shoe — but also for an eco-friendly alternative to plastic or leather products.

Use code THEECOHUB10 for 10% off.

Eco Friendly Gifts for The Host

Choosing the right gift for the host with the most can be challenging! So many times, we prefer something they either have or don't want! LOL! #beenthere, But we are confident all these gift ideas will be a hit no matter who receives them!

17. Siblings DIY Candles

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Featured in our sustainable candles round-up, we love Siblings for the do-it-yourselfers on our list. We think it’s so fun to make our candles at home, and Siblings make that process very easy and well worth the effort. 

Rather than using paraffin and synthetic fragrances, Siblings uses non-toxic oils, essential oils, and a coconut blend wax—no parabens, phthalates, or sulfates here! 

Siblings is also carbon neutral and offsets its emissions in partnership with Pachama, which focuses on conservation and forest restoration projects.

18. Get Urban Leaf's Indoor Herb Garden

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Get Urban Leaf on Etsy has an abundance of fresh, healthy food for indoor and urban gardeners of all skill levels. Their mission is simple: "By facilitating a relationship that brings people closer to their food, our mission is to motivate, encourage, and inspire healthier and more sustainable food choices."

Don't have a green thumb? No problem! They have a Green Thumb Guarantee, which means that if you can't get it to grow or are not satisfied, they will refund your money.

There is no better THYME to start growing your own food or gifting this blessing to someone else!

19. Teabloom Tea Set

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Teabloom’s mission is to elevate the tea-drinking experience for connoisseurs and tea lovers alike—that’s what we love about their Celebration Complete Blooming Tea Set

The teapot is not just designed to showcase the beautiful blooming teas included in this set. It also doubles as a kettle for boiling water using electric stoves or gas stoves. Stain-resistant, microwave safe, and dishwasher-safe, your loved ones will really be able to make the most of this gift if they so choose. 

With a commitment to sustainability, Teabloom offers a number of premium teaware like this set, made from premium borosilicate glass that is lead-free and cadmium free. You will also find carefully selected and expertly crafted tea, produced with as little impact on the planet as possible.

20. Elva’s All Naturals Hand Soap

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Elva’s All Naturals Canadian Winter Forest and Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice liquid soap make a great hostess gift option. Along with their line of sustainable skincare products, they also offer these wonderful body and hand soaps perfect for the holidays. 

Available in amber glass or a 1.5L refill, these delicious-smelling soaps are refillable and do not contain any artificial fragrance. Instead, they are scented with essential oils.

Use code ECOHUB15 for 15% off your order.

21. Cocoon Apothecary

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Cocoon Apothecary’s Bubble Bath offers a luxurious escape into relaxation, serving as a perfect sustainable gift for any occasion!

Designed for sensitive skin, their Kahuna Bubble Bath indulges with organic, natural ingredients, including soothing lemongrass and aromatic ylang-ylang, for a calming bath experience.

Mindfully crafted, Cocoon Apothecary's products prioritize both personal wellness and planetary health, with no harsh ingredients. Jessica, the brand's owner, is renowned for her expertise in creating enchanting scents and effective formulas, earning Cocoon Apothecary a devoted following in Canada.

From their non-toxic perfumes and organic face wash they have you covered.

22. Drizzle Honey Jars

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If you want a gift that everyone will be buzzing about, this is it! Alberta-based Drizzle is a female-founded, B Corp-certified company that offers a new generation of honey that's infused with superfoods like turmeric, ginger, and cocoa! You can add the turmeric to a chai latte, or amp up your cocktail with ginger!

This eco-friendly Christmas gift is as sweet as honey, you will get hooked on this little pot of gold!

23. Ten Thousand Villages Tea Towels

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Tea towels always make a thoughtful and fun gift for a hostess. You can even use them as eco-friendly wrapping: think homemade goodies, pretty candles, or a bottle of wine. It's a thoughtful twist on classic wrapping paper.

Ten Thousand Villages could be considered the OG of ethical marketplaces. By connecting with fairly paid and dignified artisans from all over the world, they've got a huge range of gift ideas that are sure to make one happy hostess.

24. Made Trade Bread Warmer + Basket

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This dynamic duo is available at Made Trade, one of the best ethical online stores that deserve a visit. Made Trade is known for its dedication to: "Fair wages above profits. Sustainability above mass production. Quality craftsmanship above mindless consumption. And transparency above everything."

Their website is a gold mine of ethical goodies and this bread basket and warmer is currently at the top of my list. It's made by a company called Korissa which partners with artisans in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Indigenous communities throughout rural communities in Ecuador.

Korissa is a fair trade, POC-owned brand whose collection of goods is really beautiful.The terracotta warmer has been hand engraved and the basket is handmade with seagrass and jute.

25. Your Green Kitchen Bowl Covers

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These sustainable eco-friendly bowl covers will not only help reduce waste, they will make your kitchen look fabulous!These cute wraps come in a variety of sizes from small (to cover the top of a mason jar) to large (to fit over a bowl, dish, or casserole). They are made with GOTS certified organic cotton with an elastic band that fits snuggly over the container.

26. Coconut Bowls

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These Coconut Bowls aren't just a beautiful way to serve smoothies and snacks, they also offer a simple way to help reduce waste and support artisans around the world.

​Using reclaimed coconut shells from Vietnam, These shells are lovingly hand-crafted by a team of talented artisans, transforming these husks into a totally hand-made bowl that's as unique as you or your loved one!

27. Net Zero Co. Bamboo Cutlery Sets

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How cute is this set? These bamboo utensils and trendy carrying case are perfect for that special someone who always packs the #Iwanttostealyourlunch lunch. These utensils are made from sustainably sourced bamboo these are ideal for picnics, work, or school.

Now it's easier than ever to bring your eco-friendly flair with you no matter where you go. Net Zero Co. helps you reduce kitchen waste with its innovative products like zero-waste toilet paper (yes there is such a thing) and zero-waste school supplies!

What makes a gift sustainable or eco-friendly?

As with all things here on The Eco Hub, we try to stick to certain criteria, and we want to share brands that live up to our eco credentials.

So, we've rounded up our favorite brands for this ethical gift guide, all of which we'd certainly add to our holiday wish list. We look for a number of things when choosing eco-friendly gifts, like:

  • How and where is the item made?
  • Does the company adhere to certain standards in the manufacturing process?
  • Are there any certifications such as Fair Trade or B Corp in place?
  • How sustainable is the packaging?
  • Is it free of greenwashing?

The gift-giving time of year is one filled with consumption. So we enjoy providing the best gifts for sustainable living. Now, you can say Happy Holidays with this eco-friendly gift guide for everyone on your list. 

Check out our other gift guides; we've got something for everyone on your list, including the zero-waster, fun ideas for kids, next-lever ethical presents, cool ideas for minimalists, and the cutest stocking stuffers ever!


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