The Best Sustainable + Eco-Friendly Gifts for 2021

Feel good with our 2021 Sustainable + Eco-Friendly Gift Guide!

If there’s one thing we know about doing good for the planet, it’s that every little bit helps. What will your little bit be this holiday season!? Maybe you’re finding reusable ways to wrap your gifts, filling up that recycling bin, or composting scraps from your holiday cooking. You. Are. Amazing…and making a positive impact!

Fortunately, it’s easier than ever before to find eco-friendly + sustainable products. Whether it’s chic clothing, kitchen tools or makeup, our sustainable gift guide is here with the best gifts of the season that’ll please any one of your eco-friendly friends!

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Reduce your carbon footprint with these gifts in your shopping cart:

Best Selling Classic Jogger Pants from Girlfriend Collective

classic jogger pants from girlfriend collective

A relaxed-fit jogger made from a super soft blend of recycled and organic cotton. Comfy for you and the planet.

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Siren Tonal Half Eternity Ring

Monica Vinader is a certified member of the Responsible Jewelry Council, meaning that they adhere to and promote fair and equal human and labor rights, working to transform jewelry supply chains to be more responsible and sustainable. Also, all of their jewelry is made with Recycled Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil. Only 18% of the World’s silver is recycled and recycled silver produces a third of the CO2 of mined silver – so it’s a better choice for the planet. This ring is a stunning option and at time of publish is currently 25% off!!

Shop this siren tonal half eternity ring

Zero Waste Starter Kit

zero waste starter kit

This is perfect for the person on your list who wants to learn about living green and being more sustainable. The kit includes reusable bags, beeswax food wraps, a bamboo utensil set, reusable makeup removing pads and more!

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S’well Elements 17oz Water Bottle

swell marble bottle

Ditch your plastic water bottles with this GORGEOUS S’well water bottle. Features Therma-S’well Technology with triple-layered, vacuum-insulated construction designed to keep beverages colder or hotter, longer than all the rest. Jen has a S’well bottle is a big fan!

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For the boot lover: Nisolo All-Weather Amalia Boot

sustainable boots gift idea

Tried and true, the Nisolo classic combat boot is designed to provide stability and structure in style in just about any environment. Why we love the brand: Every Nisolo purchase ensures a living wage to 100% of the people creating products in their factory and enables them to pursue living wages throughout the rest of their supply chain. From raw materials to your doorstep, Nisolo is combating climate change by reducing and offsetting 100% of their carbon emissions, verified by Climate Neutral Certification.

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Threadbare Ring from Catbird

catbird gold ring

We love all the gorgeous jewelry from Brooklyn-based Catbird and these dainty rings are perfect for stacking and would make a great gift. All of Catbird’s jewelry is made in Brooklyn using fairly mined and recycled gold.

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Grove Collective

grove collective gift box

This customizable subscription box will deliver cleaning products with reusable packaging to their doorstep each month. Finally, a gift that they’ll actually use!

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Eco-Friendly Gifts: Unpaper Towels

cloth paper towels

Have a goal of getting rid of paper towels? These Unpaper towels will help your friend get rid of paper towels (or at least drastically reduce the use) and this print is so fun!

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Reusable Grocery Bags

We love these bags for the farmer’s market and they work for any items you need to carry! Love all the pretty shades as well.

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Living Composter

Designed scientifically, this odorless, biomorphic composter turns food scraps into fab fertilizer. It’s the perfect gift for a friend looking to reduce their waste – plus it looks super chic!

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Prolite Yoga Mat

This is the #1 mat recommended by teachers worldwide, built to last a lifetime. The Manduka PRO series mats are manufactured using a process that ensures no toxic emissions are released into the atmosphere and is certified STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®️ to keep you and your family safe from harmful substances.

Shop the Prolite Yoga Mat

For the fashion friend: Christy Dawn The Faye Top

christy dawn sustainable shirt gift idea

Christy Dawn is one of our favorite ethical slow fashion brands and this blouse (made with organic cotton) would make such a lovely gift from her Christy Dawn wishlist. This green floral Peyton dress is also a great option if she loves dresses!

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Sustainable Gift Idea: Catiba Pro Sneaker from Cariuma

Carium is all about sneakers that are good-looking, crazy comfy and consciously made. We can definitely get onboard with that! Plus, for every pair of sustainable sneakers purchased, they plant a pair of trees in the Brazilian rainforest to directly aid in the restoration and preservation of these natural habitats.

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Herbivore Coco Rose Gift Set

herbivore coco rose gift set

Give the gift of a self-care treat, like this skincare set that’s made with sustainably and ethically sourced natural ingredients. This collection contains 3 of their most popular products –  Coco Rose Coconut Oil Body Polish, Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist, and Coco Rose Lip Conditioner.

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The Sill Plant Subscription

Plants make people happy, so why not give the gift of a plant! You can gift a plant once – or do a monthly plant subscription for the friend who loves plants!

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Allbirds Hoodie

Structured, yet soft to the touch this Allbirds hoodie uses a proprietary blend of organic pima cotton, hemp, and Tencel. This R&R Hoodie is carbon neutral thanks to a combination of sustainable practices, like using natural materials, and carbon credits. Comes in lots of fun colors for guys and girls!

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For the beauty fan: Saie 2-Minute Makeup Kit

Saie is one of our favorite sustainable beauty brands and this 2-minute makeup kit is a great gift idea. It contains their award-winning mascara, glowy super gel, brow butter and a liquid lip balm!

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Inner Fire Medallion Necklace

This Inner Fire Medallion Necklace is made of recycled 14K gold and with a sustainably created trillion diamond. We love that Vrai supports many causes close to our hearts as well. Jewelry you can feel good wearing.

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Looking for more of our gift guides? Check out this Gift Guide for People Who are Hard to Shop For as well as this Gift Guide supporting Small Businesses.

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