Gift Shop - Green Friend

Gift Ideas for the Green Friend

You’ve heard the old adage Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Someone you know is probably an advocate of preserving the planet’s natural resources. To appeal to their propensity for sustainable living, many of the gifts below have been repurposed, upcycled, or handmade by artisans in small communities. For your earth-loving, tree-hugging, and crunchy friends, check out these gift ideas.

Made from natural cellulose fiber, these gorgeous, durable Ombre Indigo Washable Paper Bags can be used in a number of ways, such as storing books, toiletries, or toys. These sustainable bags are available in many other colors patterns, such as yellow, pastel, birch and copper, and more.
The Aromatherapy Deluxe Gift Set contains 4 blends of therapeutic- grade essential oils that can be used for mood support or as an air freshener. The Sleep blend will help the recipient feel calm and relaxed, while the Revive blend will uplift their spirits and increase focus. The set arrives in a wooden box that has a hand-burnished flower on top.
Reusable Bee’s Wrap is a natural alternative to disposable plastic wrap. Made from beeswax-infused organic cotton muslin, Bees Wrap can be used to wrap up bread, veggies, bowls, and dishes. Beeswax is naturally antibacterial, so it helps keep food fresh and allows the wrap to be used time and time again.
Conserve energy as you cook a meal in this Non Electric Slow Cooker. Simply heat food to a boil, pack it inside the insulated bag, and it will continue to cook for hours. Each bag is handmade by South African artisans, and for each blue bag purchased, one is donated to a needy family in Africa.
Ditch disposable utensils and use these reusable utensils instead. The set comes with a fork, a spoon, a knife, chopsticks, a straw, and a straw cleaner. These utensils come in a cotton sleeve convenient for tossing the utensils in a lunchbox or bag.
Your friend can enjoy the therapeutic benefits of essential oils anywhere when she wears this Amazonite Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet. Comprised of elegant beads and porous lava stones, the recipient can add a drop of essential oil on the lava rocks to enjoy calming aromas throughout the day.
A facial mask like this Green Clay Face Mask will make your loved ones feel like they are getting a spa treatment. Made from French green clay, green tea powder, and aloe vera, this mask deep cleans and purifies skin, leaving it feeling vibrant and refreshed.
Protect your loved ones from harmful chlorine with this Dechlorinating Bath Water Filter. To use, simple place in bath water for 3 minutes before getting into the tub. The filter is good for 200 uses.
Know someone who wants to make the switch from traditional deodorant to a safer, non-toxic one? Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant is a brand that actually works! Plus, it’s vegan and has 5 great-smelling flavors to choose from. A perfect stocking stuffer!
This beautiful vintage silk sari wrap is handmade from upcycled, vintage, silk saris. Be sure to check out the video to see how the saris are made.
Replace plastic baggies with Reuseit Reusable Sandwich and Snack Bags, which are great for packing up everyday snacks and lunches. What’s more, these snack bags are freezer safe and have a double-lock system that locks liquids inside.
Bye-bye, chemical air fresheners! And hello, Moso Natural Air Purifying Bag! This handy charcoal filled bag will eliminate odors in the home, apartment, or car. Set it out in the sun for an hour each month, and it will last 2 years.