In need of gifting ideas that will not only wow someone special in your life but also aid you in making a conscious and earth-friendly purchase? Look no further, our Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide is here and we've included brands (big and small) that are making an impact for good.
We hope this helps take some pain and pressure out of the shopping experience, and that it surprises and delights those dear to you this season.
May your holidays be merry and bright. Cheers!
Render Goods Kitchen Dish Towels, $13.99
Who doesn't need good dish towels (that actually make the kitchen look good)? It's the most practical thing you can buy for anyone, and Render Goods makes very cool styles with a waffle fabric made from post consumer recycled bottles. Each towel is made from 3.5 water bottles.
Hair + Body Butter, $30
Feel good inside and out. Environmentally conscious products for hair and body. Iyoba is an Oakland-based beauty company that handcrafts organic products for the natural care of hair, body, and home.
The Starry Night Puzzle, $49.50
Durable, beautiful puzzles made from sustainably-sourced wood for guaranteed long-lasting quality. These puzzles are designed to be enjoyed for years to come with friends or family.
Mama's Handmade Sudsy Soap 4 Pack, $32
Mama's Handmade makes the best soap that's kind to your skin and the environment. Mama's uses natural and organic ingredients that make an incredible lather. They never use ingredients with phthalates, petroleum or other toxic preservatives. A refreshing gift idea for the soap lovers in your life!
Cariuma Sneakers, $79
Who doesn't love a good pair of sensible sneakers? These shoes are good looking, ultra-comfy, and consciously made by a company that puts people and planet first. Cariuma is a Certified B Corporation that believes style, comfort and sustainability should be synonymous, and for every pair purchased, they plant two trees through their Restoration Program in Brazil (the founders' homeland).
Freres Branchiaux Candle, $25
We love an inspiring story, and the one behind Freres Branchiaux is incredible! The home fragrance company was created (and now managed) by three brothers, Collin (15), Ryan (12), and Austin (10), who started the company as a way to earn more money to buy video games. They make premium soy based, vegan candles that make anywhere feel like right at home.
Progress Not Perfection Organic Cotton Socks, $10
Our Progress Not Perfection Vintage Stripe Socks are made of ultra-soft Organic Cotton. Warm up your cold toes with this cozy (and earth-friendly) pair of socks. These socks share an encouraging reminder of what life and the pursuit of a more sustainable lifestyle is all about. The perfect holiday stocking stuffer idea for loved ones. Athletic ribbed, reinforced heel and toe. One size fits all.
Brightland Olive Oil, The Artist Capsule, $150
Living in a golden state of mind. Brightland extra virgin olive oils and vinegars are consciously made in California, and contain nothing more than fruit, love and sunshine. For the creative in your life, celebrate the merging of art and food with these special labels for each bottle designed by artists.
Soko Safiri Stackings Rings, $118
Innovative and ethical, Soko Jewelry is built to empower artisan entrepreneurship. A purchase improves local and global communities. Soko promotes conscious consumerism through handmade, ethical goods at accessible prices.
Roots & Craft Matcha - Saemidori Tea, $40
This one is for the tea lovers. Roots and Craft are Japanese organic teas that will be sure to delight the senses. They are organic, single origin, small batch, and made with the highest quality craftsmanship. Saemidori has mostly no bitterness, and a soft texture. Soothing, elegant and sweet tasting.
Juno Heirloom Flannel Shacket, $118
Grow old together with our 100% Organic Cotton Flannel. You'll want to pull out of your closet every winter for years to come. And once you're done, you'll pass it on to someone dear. This style was made to last, and the high-quality craftsmanship is all in the details. From the double stitched seams to the Italian made horn buttons, this shirt jacket aka shacket was thoughtfully designed to meet form and function.
Corson Beauty, The Mask Kit, $92.00
Luxurious skin care, 100% plant based formulas with everything you need, and nothing you don't. This set has a mask for every occasion: Green Mask for hydrating, Pink Mask for brightening, and Grey Mask for clarifying. This is the gift that makes you slow down and give yourself a little extra self care (and love).