There is so much satisfaction in giving a green gift so why not see how many gifts you can make eco-friendly this year. Here’s a shopping guide to some of the best eco-friendly gifts available online to get you started.
Office Set: Available at Ecoist
This three piece office set made of recycled newspaper includes a pen holder, business card holder, and clip holder.
Coin Purse, M&M Vintage: Available at Ecoist
Keep just the essentials in this cute little coin purse made of repurposed M&M’s candy wrappers.
Produce Bags, Set of 5: Available at Branch Sustainable Design for Living
Polyester cotton drawstring bags make getting fruits and vegetables from the grocery store easy and eco-friendly.
Breakfast Tray: Available at Ecoist
Made from recycled newspaper, this breakfast tray keeps your morning meals simple and chic.
For the Traveler
Klean Kanteen Water Bottle: Available at the Ultimate Green Store
A wonderful green option for the traveler or just someone out and about a lot. These water bottles will fit neatly in most backpack water bottle compartments making them ideal for hiking, camping, or travel.
Price: $16.35 – $18.20
Mohave Tui Eco-Friendly Backpack: Available at the Ultimate Green Store
The perfect backpack for travel, school, camping, or hiking.
Side pouches for drinks, padded shoulder straps, interior pockets, MP3 player pouch and port.
Solar Powered LED Jumbo Flex Light & Mobile Solar Charger: Available at the Ultimate Green Store
Solar powered flashlight and charger in one. Flexible neck and built-in 5.6V mobile charger which works with most phones, iPhones, iPods, and GPS. Will yield 4-6 hours of light on a full charge.
H-Racer and Solar Hydrogen Station: Available at the Ultimate Green Store
Hours of fun. Use the hydrogen storage system to fuel the H-racer and create hydrogen fuel by adding water to the station’s tank.
Fair Trade Sports Equipment: Available at the Ultimate Green Store
$27 – $36
Soccer balls, basketballs, and footballs.
Contemporary Doll House: Available at the Ultimate Green Store
Curved skylight roof and moveable staircase. Dolls and furniture are not included but each can be purchased separately here on the Ultimate Green Store site.
Yankee Stadium Cuff Links: Available at Eco-Artware
Diamond shaped cufflinks made from recycled wood stadium seats removed during renovation of Yankee Stadium and Wrigley Field.
For the Activist
Nature Conservancy Donations: Available at the Nature Conservancy
Adopt trees in Brazil and reefs of Kimbe Bay or help create habitats for hummingbirds. Any three of these donations in a friend or loved one’s name is an excellent gift any time of year.
Shopping Guide to Eco-Friendly Gifts: Conclusion
This shopping guide should get you well on your way with your eco-friendly gift purchases, whether for birthdays, anniversaries, or the holidays.