The holidays are in full swing, and with them comes the challenge of finding the perfect gift for your loved ones. With so many options out there, it can be difficult to find something special that will make a positive impact on the environment. Luckily, there are plenty of sustainable holiday gift ideas that can help you spread cheer while supporting the environment. Read on for 13 great options for eco-friendly holiday gifts.
1. Reusable Coffee Mugs – For the coffee lovers in your life, why not get them a reusable coffee mug? Not only will they help reduce single-use plastic waste from disposable cups, but they also make great stocking stuffers! Plus, they’re easy to find online or at most major retailers.
2. Grow Kits – Give the gift of gardening with grow kits! These kits come with everything you need to start growing herbs or vegetables right away, including seeds, soil, containers, and instructions. They’re perfect for both experienced green thumbs and beginner gardeners alike.
3. Eco-Friendly Clothing – At Malbrough Apparel and Goods all of our products are made-to-order using all sorts of sustainable materials. Our collections of apparel and accessories feature beautiful prints that not only look good but are also comfortable; the perfect addition to anyone's wardrobe. Don't have an idea of what to buy your loved one this holiday season? Check out all the unique and custom-made apparel and accessories from Malbrough Apparel and Goods for a gift that shows how much you care about them and the environment.
4. Local Artwork – Support local artists by buying handmade gifts like paintings or jewelry this holiday season. Not only will your purchase support an independent artist in your area, but it’s sure to be appreciated as a unique present that can’t be found anywhere else!
5. Upcycled Gifts – One of the best ways to shop sustainably is by upcycling old items into something new and useful. This could be anything from turning an old t-shirt into a new handbag or transforming old jars into decorative planters—the possibilities are endless! You can find plenty of tutorials online to get started on upcycling projects of all shapes and sizes.
6. Reusable Grocery Bags: Help your loved one go green with reusable grocery bags! Reusable grocery bags are an easy way for anyone to reduce their plastic consumption and help limit their environmental impact. They can easily be found in stores or online, and come in all sorts of colors, patterns, and sizes. Plus, they make great stocking stuffers!
7. Buy Local & Handmade Gifts: Shopping at local markets or buying handmade gifts from small businesses is another great way to give your loved one something special while supporting local artists and entrepreneurs. Whether it’s organic skin care products or unique jewelry pieces made from recycled materials, there’s something for everyone in your life!
8. Plant Subscription Boxes: Plant subscription boxes are the perfect gift for any nature lover in your life who loves taking care of plants but may not have the best track record when it comes to keeping them alive. Monthly packages come with everything you need to grow a variety of plants from succulents to air plants without breaking the bank or damaging the environment.
9. Reusable Water Bottles - Reusable water bottles are always a great gift for anyone trying to live more sustainably, plus they're super practical! There are tons of different options out there from stainless steel bottles to insulated plastic ones. No matter what your budget is, you’re sure to find something perfect for your eco-conscious friend or family member.
10. Vintage Clothing - Shopping vintage is one of the best ways to shop sustainably because you’re giving new life to old clothes instead of buying something brand new that contributes to overconsumption and waste production. You can often find vintage clothing at thrift stores or online stores like Etsy where sellers specialize in curated vintage pieces that don’t break the bank!
11. A Plant - If you’re looking for something special but don’t want to contribute to more consumption this holiday season, why not give someone a plant? Plants bring life into any room while providing essential air purification benefits too! Plus, plants come in all shapes and sizes so you can find one that suits any personality or aesthetic preference out there!
This holiday season, don't forget about sustainability when you're looking for gifts! Whether you go with one of these five options or come up with something entirely different, giving eco-friendly presents is a great way to show your loved ones how much you care while also helping reduce our environmental footprint. So what are you waiting for? Get creative this year and give green gifts that everyone will love!