Sustainable Gifts

Gift giving and receiving is a lovely tradition. Unfortunately, it isn’t always lovely to the environment thanks to the poor quality, plastic-wrapped items that have flooded the marketplace. Put the thoughtfulness back into present-giving by purchasing sustainable gifts from these eco-conscious, ethical companies.

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Put the thoughtfulness back into present-giving by purchasing sustainable gifts from these eco-conscious, ethical companies.


Want to learn more about buying sustainable gifts for your loved ones and – let’s be honest – for yourself? Check out these posts!

Zero Waste Gift Ideas Even Non-Treehuggers Will Love

Plastic-free and made by awesome, earth-friendly individuals and brands, you can find zero waste gifts for every person on your shopping list!You’re a treehugger. In your daily life, you avoid plastic packaging, wear thrifted threads and support eco-conscious businesses whenever you can.

Yet every year as the holiday season approaches, you fill with low-level dread. It’s time to buy you friends and family gifts – but they aren’t treehuggers like you. They’re all normal and stuff.

How can you give them something they’ll love, that’s also gentle to the planet?

Enter zero waste gifts.

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10 Nature-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts

Looking for eco-friendly mother's day gifts? These 10 nature-inspired items are sure to delight the mother earth loving mother in your life - whether that be your mom, mom-in-law, grandma, sister - or yourself!

Looking for eco-friendly mother’s day gifts? Well, you found them!

Whether you’re the treehugger in the family, or your mom is, these ten nature-inspired, green mother’s day gifts are sure to delight.

I’ve never had to wonder where I got my love of nature.

Because my parents infused it into my childhood from the very beginning. Not that we talked about it.

It was just something we did.

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