1. Make your own coasters
Gifts that you make yourself always have a more special meaning. Making something like coasters is fun and easy and sure to come in handy. You can start from scratch and get some cork and cut it into circles or make them from household items like lids or CD’s. Michael’s has environmentally friendly paints and glue. Or you can order these handmade recycled coasters.
2. Soaps from Whole Foods
Everyone is sure to love any of the elegant and relaxing fragrances from the Whole foods exquisitely crafted organic soap line. Made from certified organic palm and coconut oils scented with all essential oils, this premium soap is triple-milled to ensure a luxurious lather that will leave your skin clean, moisturized and invigorated. Preservative free.
3. Chocolate Lotion
Lotion is always a good bet for a useful yet inexpensive gift. Chocolate lotion is a nice twist. Silky smooth and deliciously scented, this non-greasy formula is like slathering rich chocolate cream all over yourself.
4. Organic Lavender Dryer Bags
Deliver the wonderful scent of lavender to your laundry with organic Starwest Lavender Dryer Bags. Just toss one in with your laundry to bring a relaxing and soothing scent into your home, your bedding and clothes. Each bag lasts up to 10 cycles in the dryer.
5. Fairtrade Organic Chocolates
Can’t go wrong with Chocolate, and if you can give this delicious gift while also being healthful ,cost effective and good to the planet, all the better. Coco Zen’s Truffles to go is the perfect gift of chocolate; elegant, delicious and portable.
6. Garden in a Bag
Growing a plant on your windowsill or desktop couldn’t be easier with the Olive Barns “Garden in a bag”. With regular watering and occasional fertilizer (not included), it will continue to produce year ’round. When it outgrows the bag, simply re-pot. Simple and fun with a wide variety of herbs to choose from, this is a convenient way to start an indoor garden today.
7. Reusable Shopping Bags
Give the gift of Eco-friendly shopping! These bags are sturdy, versatile and stylish, not to mention quite trendy these days. They usually sport some wonderfully sporty designs and are very affordable.
8. Handmade Eco Friendly Pendant
This is a handmade pendant made from recycle glass and magazine clippings. A beautiful dainty option. Someone actually purchased one similar for me and I wear it all the time.
9. Elton John Record Bowl
These bowls make great gift baskets, wall decorations or candy dish’s. Purchase yours from etsy.com or make one yourself. Preheat your oven to around 200-250 degrees Fahrenheit. Place your record on the center of an upside down pot or metal bowl and put it onto a baking sheet. Keep a close watch because each vinyl starts to flop at a different time. It usually takes 4-8 minutes. Take it out of the oven, put your record into another bowl and shape it around that, or you can hand mold it. Lots of fun to make and give.
10. Upcycled Denim Coffee Cup Holder
This coffee cup cozy is fashionably made from upcycled denim. Not only will the “giftee” be en vogue they will be helping our dear planet.