10 Eco-Friendly Gifts That Will Spread Joy This Holiday Season

Courtney Dunn
December 15, 2022

Let’s all make these eco-friendly and sustainable choices as we must remember, there is no Plan B 😉

Going eco-friendly this holiday season, whether for yourself or your loved ones, has never been easier. We have collected some of our top recommendations for everyday household switches you can make to live a more eco-friendly life. The good news is – these recommendations also double as Christmas gift ideas for animal lovers.

Explore more about our recommendations below!

1. Eco-friendly Razors.

A variety of eco-friendly razors are available on the market for this gift giving season, including this one from OUI The People.

Disposable razors only last for a few shaves and end up straight into the bin. As they are made from non-biodegradable materials, waste from this product leads to billions & billions of plastic pieces directed to landfills.

With the New Year coming up, it’s the perfect time to gift someone with an eco-friendly razor they can keep for life! “New Year, New Me”, right?

Click here for a couple of options to choose from.

2. All Natural Bath Bombs.

Bath bombs available from Lush provide an eco-friendly (and fun) alternative to self-care.

With stress pretty much a common factor in all our lives, it’s no question that everyone deserves a little self-care here and there. Gift relaxation to someone who needs it with an all-natural bath bomb filled with essential oils and organic ingredients to sooth the nerves (+ moisturize their skin).

Click here to check out scents they may be interested in.

3. Beeswax Candle Making Kit.

Larkin Crafts is one of many boutique shops offering eco-friendly options to the candle gift giving experience.

This kit is perfect for anyone looking for a fun DIY to do at home! Ideal for the holidays as it can be done with friends and family, or even alone. Beeswax candles are all-natural and don’t release any toxic byproducts when they are burned. In addition, they add a natural sweet aroma to one’s home that’ll neutralize any odors in the area.

Click here to see kit options.

4. Rechargeable Batteries.

Rechargable batteries are one of the easiest eco-friendly solutions out there due to how easily they can be found. You can even snag this at Ikea!

Rechargable batteries are one of the easiest eco-friendly solutions out there due to how easily they can be found. You can even snag this at Ikea!

Save the environment and save money over time? Who can say no to that? Gift this worthy investment this holiday season and your friends will thank you for its convenience.

Click here to see rechargeable battery options.

5. Organic Knit Weighted Blankets.

With the festive lights and cheers of the holiday season also comes the winter chill. Aside from hot cocoa to keep us nice and warm, a weighted blanket that feels like a cozy hug would bring comfort to a whole new level.

Check out Bearaby’s Cotton Nappers made from sustainable materials here.

6. Beeswax Food Wraps.

Eco-firendly beeswax wraps made by Nature Bee Wraps.

A must-have in everyone’s household. Beeswax wraps are not only eco-friendly but can be used for a multitude of things such as using it to wrap leftovers, picnic snacks and many more!

Though you can DIY this, here’s some premade beeswax wraps with cool designs!

7. Baked Goods.

Baked goods are a gift that comes straight from the heart. And, since they are made from home, they are one of the most eco-friendly treats out there!

A gift idea that comes straight from the heart. No one can deny the joy that comes with receiving delicious home-made sweets, especially knowing it took time and effort to make. A little conservation tip is to double-check your products are produced from sustainably sourced ingredients, particularly palm oil (save the orangutans, right?).

8. Non-Toxic Sustainable Yoga Mats.

Help a friend get a head start on their new year resolutions with an eco-friendly yoga mat.

With the New Year comes the resolutions. We already know what’s going to be on most people’s list… getting more fit or taking fitness activities more seriously. To help support this resolution, consider gifting a sustainable yoga mat to your friends this season!
Check out these options for non-toxic sustainable yoga mats.

9. Odor-Free Indoor Composting Bins.

Reduce someone’s carbon footprint with an eco-friendly compost bin from Uncommon Goods.

What better way to get rid of waste, reduce one’s carbon footprint and transform food into fertilizer? With many of these odor-free options ranging in design and size, there’s one that will surely fit the needs of your family and friends!

10. Zoolife Gift Card.

With unparalleled access to 24/7 LIVE interactive cameras, Zoolife is an eco-friendly option to the animal viewing and learning experience.

Getting in touch with nature when one lives in a bustling city can be a challenge but on Zoolife, users can get connected to wildlife in just a few clicks. With unparalleled access to 24/7 LIVE interactive cameras, anyone can get the chance to get up close and personal to species found around the world ranging from tigers, orangutans, gorillas, koalas & many more!

Send your family and friends the gift of nature here.

We hope these suggestions have inspired you to choose some eco-friendly alternative options in your daily life. Try one out and you’ll find you may like it even better than the plastic version!