For those who are into sustainability and caring about the environment, then eco friendly gifts for mom, Christmas, birthdays or housewarming would be the answer when buying presents.
Environmentally friendly gifts can be thoughtful, meaningful and useful.
These sustainable gifts minimize wastage, save money, save water, use recycled materials and reduce your impact on the environment.
Actually there are plenty of eco friendly products, clothing etc. that are useful and support a sustainable lifestyle.
Here are some green gift ideas that would appeal to the environmentally conscious.
Reduce your carbon footprint and do your bit to save the planet with these unique eco friendly gifts.
- 1 Gifts That Offset Carbon Usage
- 2 Eco Friendly Home Decor Gifts
- 3 Eco Friendly Kitchen Gifts
- 4 Eco Friendly Garden Gifts
Gifts That Offset Carbon Usage
Planting trees help to offset carbon usage in an efficient way. Have you ever thought of gifting trees to those you love?
Or using gift trees as wedding favors or table centerpieces?
Arbor Day Foundation has a wonderful collection of gift trees that include a choice of spruce or pine varieties as well as fruit trees.
You will be given a recommendation of the tree that will grow best in your area.
These gift trees are live plants presented in poly tubes and come with planting instructions.
Just imagine, your gift will provide a lifetime of memories as the tree grows in the garden or backyard.
Eco Friendly Home Decor Gifts
Beautifully crafted eco friendly decorative items for home make wonderful gifts for environmental conscious home owners.
Made from reclaimed or recycled materials and made without chemicals, they make unique memorable housewarming gifts.
I’m sure you’ll love these as much as I do.
Root of the Earth Baskets
Each has its own unique shape carved according to the shape of the original reclaimed wood.
Besides these fruit baskets, there are also bowls, platters and serving trays made from these reclaimed fir trees.
If you’re looking for rustic gifts, these would be perfect.
Add them to your own collection, display them as table centerpieces for an elegant rustic ambiance to your home decor.
Root of the Earth Tealight Holder Tree
The base of this lovely eco friendly handcrafted tealight tree is made from the discarded roots of Chinese fir trees.
The branches are made from eco friendly recycled metal.
It can hold a total of 7 tealights (candles are not included).
Aesthetically pleasing to the eyes, this beautifully crafted tealight holder tree together with the warm glow from its lighted candles, evokes a feeling of peace, calm and joy.
Tea-Stained Recycled Teak Furniture
Functional, eco-friendly and artisan made recycled teak furnishings add a touch of sustainable beauty to your room.
Choices include a set of three nesting tables, a set of three nesting cubes, or a set of two hexagon shelves.
Or get all 3 sets for a complete sustainable look.
Floral Recycled Glass Nightlights
These eco friendly night lights are made from specially treated recycled glass.
These colorful and pretty floral nightlights are made in USA.
Discarded glasses are crushed and then fused in a kiln to make these artistic nightlights.
Make pretty the dull wall in your hallway with these pretty eco friendly lights.
These measure 3.5″W x 2.5″D x 5″H.
Shell Cluster Decorative Pillow, Cream
This cream colored shell cluster decorative pillow by Better Homes and Gardens can be used indoor or outdoor.
With its eggshell background and soft pastel shells pattern, this jacquard eco friendly pillow brings with it a feeling of fresh air and the outdoors.
The inside is made of earth-friendly polyester fiberfill made from recycled plastics.
It measures 18″ x 18″.
Wipe Your Paws Dog Welcome Coir Doormat
This is an eco friendly coir mat that is woven from 100% natural coconut fiber with fade resistant, colorfast dye.
Coir is a natural fiber that is extracted from the husk of coconuts. This fibrous coir is durable and weather resistant.
Its thick fibers enable it to absorb moisture easily and has skid resistant properties.
The welcome mat has a recycled rubber back layer.
It measures 28″W x 16″H x 0.4″depth.
Fox Shaped Mat
This fox shaped mat is made of coir, a strong, eco-friendly natural fiber that resists water, mildew and bacteria.
This unique shaped mat with its vibrant colors would make a lovely welcome door mat.
It measures 28″ x 16″.
This cute and adorable eco friendly mat would make a lovely housewarming gift.
Eco Friendly Kitchen Gifts
Basil Eco Planter
The basil eco planter would appeal to home cooks, mothers and the health conscious.
This self watering herb kit ensures that you’ll always have a supply of your favorite healthy herb in your kitchen.
The package includes a glass jar, hemp wick, stainless-steel pot, earth-friendly growing medium, and Thomas Jefferson Historic Plants basil seed.
Made in USA, this reusable kit with the passive hydroponic system makes herb growing hassle-free.
Besides, it makes a great window decorative item too.
Europe2You Bianca Rectangle Steak Knife Block
This handcrafted reclaimed wood steak knife holder is made of repurposed 19th-century European timber.
It comes with a smooth finish and sits on a white base.
It is lined in shiny steel and finished with nail heads.
It measures 6″ x 3″ x 8″.
You can also get it as a round knife block.
Pair it up with the reclaimed 19th century wood
farmhouse cutting board and you have a useful eco friendly gift set.
Eat, Drink & Be Married Cutting Board
This eco-friendly sustainable maple wood cutting board is made in USA.
It has a deep moat around its edges to collect juices.
It measures 18″L x 12″W x 3/4″H.
You can choose to engrave 2 names plus a date.
Recycled Teak Salt & Pepper Keepers
The salt keeper comes with a swiveling magnetic lid and a scoop. It has a 4.5″ depth.
The cellar has 2 wells and measures 4″L x 1″W x 1.5″H. 2 spoons are included.
These recycled teak salt and pepper keepers would make your eco conscious mom very indeed.
Eco Friendly Garden Gifts
Lifelike Flower Garden Wind Spinner
Brightly painted and full of life, you get a choice of sunflower, tulip, daisy or hibiscus.
These beautiful flowers will spin on their axis whenever the wind blows.
These 3′ tall flower wind sculptures feature emerald green “stems” accented with leaves as their sturdy stakes.
The colorful flower metal wind spinners with spinning petals make a lovely sight in your garden or walkway.
Large Blue Metal Butterfly
The large blue metal butterfly makes a bright splash of blue in your green garden, eye catching and pretty with its large vivid blue wings.
Resembling the markings of a monarch butterfly, the hand painted blue wings are attached to the metal body with its curving antennae.
It is made from reclaimed metal.
The metal is cut by hand and no 2 butterflies are exactly alike.
It measures 25½”L x 24½”W x 17¼”H.