Need a White Elephant gift for the work Christmas party this year? Oftentimes, people will bring cheap items that are of no real use to anyone. These items will probably end up sitting on a shelf and eventually get tossed out. But green and eco-friendly gifts can be fun to receive while saving the environment. Here are some gift ideas that will cost you less than $10 each.
#1 Eco Friendly White Elephant Gift: Recycled Notepads – This earth-friendly, endangered Giant Panda mini-notebook is made of 100% FSC certified post-consumer waste recycled, acid free, and processed chlorine free paper and fully biodegradable glue and vegetable based inks and costs just $4.50.
#2 Eco Friendly White Elephant Gift:Compostable Bags – Made of vegetable oil and cornstarch, these garbage bags help prevent food from getting too smelly at just $6.50.
#3 Eco Friendly White Elephant Gift: Wooden Placemat – This handwoven mat is made from rosewood and costs only $10. It is mold resistant, so you can be sure it will last a long time.
#4 Eco Friendly White Elephant Gift: Eco Activities Book – Help educate children about the importance of saving the environment. At $5.95, you’re getting the Whole World Eco Activities book for a steal.
#5 Eco Friendly White Elephant Gift: Coin Purse – These unique purses are made from recycled juice boxes, and they are quite affordable at $4.95.
#6 Eco Friendly White Elephant Gift: Elephant Pooh Cube – Yes, it’s really made of elephant pooh. At $9.50, this cube has 100 sheets of paper and a cute elephant design on the front.
#7 Eco Friendly White Elephant Gift:Soy Candle – These candles are made from 100% pure American grown soy wax that is USDA approved. They are just under ten bucks at $9.99.
#8 Eco Friendly White Elephant Gift: Hot Chili Mix – For almost two decades, the Women’s Bean Project has been helping women with a history of poverty and unemployment. For just $6.50, you can help, too.
#9 Eco Friendly White Elephant Gift: Dangling Earrings – These handmade earrings feature squares of copper adorned with baked enamel that dangle from a silver metal wire for just $9.95.
#10 Eco Friendly White Elephant Gift: Bamboo Keychain – What a fun idea–you can actually take the bamboo out of the tube and plant it, then watch it grow. Bamboo is certainly an eco friendly product; it is rapidly renewable (it grows very quickly!). Buy a two-pack for just $2.