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Holiday shopping for environmentally-friendly gifts? We’ve got you covered.
Now that sustainability is top of mind for many retailers, it’s easier than ever to find gifts that are affordable and still good for the planet. Whether you’re shopping for loved ones and picking up something for their home, closet, or even their phone, these top gifts are sure to please even the pickiest of recipients.
If you’re getting started on your holiday shopping and are in need of some green inspiration, ahead we’ve rounded up ten of the top gifts that are as stylish as they are sustainable.
Made from biodegradable plant-based polymers, this cell phone case is as durable as it is eco-friendly. As an added bonus, a portion of the proceeds of all Pela cases goes to Ocean Cleanup and Preservation Initiatives, keeping oceans clean in the process.
SHOP IT: Pela Case, $43
Perfect for staying hydrated on the go, this water bottle lets you sip, chug or pour your beverage with ease thanks to a lid that has both a spout and a screw top. Available in a wide range of colours and sizes, there’s pretty much one for every person on your gift list.
SHOP IT: Bed, Bath and Beyond, $40
Featuring everything you need to grow your own orchids, this kit includes a pot crafted from natural bamboo fibre, coconut fibre tabs, and natural seeds that biodegrades once it’s potted into soil. Simply water and place your kit by the window to watch it grow.
SHOP IT: Indigo, $12
Just because a gift is environmentally friendly, doesn’t mean it can’t be stylish too. This mini backpack is spot-on trend with a miniature silhouette, and vegan construction that’s free of any animal products.
SHOP IT: Matt & Nat, $130
Everlane’s ReCashmere Vintage Crew is made from premium Italian yarn that's been recycled for less environmental impact— meaning it’s just as soft and beautiful as a traditional cashmere sweater, but with half the carbon footprint.
SHOP IT: Everlane, $125
He’ll love that this graphic hoodie from The North Face is soft and comfortable, but also that it’s made from recycled plastic water bottles collected from National Parks.
SHOP IT: The North Face, $90
Made from 100% organic cotton, this kit easily turns any home into a spa getaway. Including reusable cotton pads, two exfoliating gloves, two makeup remover wipes and a spa headband, this kit is the ultimate in eliminating waste from any beauty-lover’s routine.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $22
Make any meal feel special with this colourful bento box that’s ideal for packing lunches and snacks. Each lidded bento box comes with a divider to separate foods and an elastic band to hold it all together.
Filled with kitchen inspiration, this cookbook contains 100 simple recipes for cooking without wasting the scraps you used to throw away, as well as helpful tips and tricks for living a zero-waste lifestyle.
SHOP IT: Uncommon Goods, $26
Add a touch of warmth to any space with this ultra-soft throw that’s made from recycled cotton. In addition to using recycled fibres, this throw is also made using chemical-free water and dye-free yarn.
SHOP IT: Hudson’s Bay, $70 (originally $100)