What can we do to save our planet? Environmentalists, conservationists and nature experts do their part as professionals to research and compel the public to make educated decisions regarding the environment. They advocate for the protection of our planet through their work and everyday choices. We can do the same as individuals, despite having different specializations, by making small (then gradually more significant) changes in our daily lifestyles. We can motivate our friends and relatives to do the same by taking special occasions as an opportunity to choose gifts that will not only benefit them but the Earth as well.
Eco-Friendly Egyptian Shower Loofah
Buying eco-friendly products is one of the most effective ways we can save the environment as individuals. Getting someone a practical gift that’s also sustainable can even convert that person into buying similar items. This loofah lasts longer than others, and is also gentle and hypoallergenic.
Ocean Blue Water Flask
Insulated tumblers, bottles and flasks are a wise investment not only because of their convenience but also due to the fact that they’re reusable. This water bottle is made from upcycled plastic, and will be appreciated by environmentalists and nature lovers who live an active lifestyle.
Hopeful Leaf Charm Necklace
Looking for a gift yet want to save the world at the same time? This charm necklace is made out of recycled silver, making it a more meaningful and precious gift. In addition, small leaves depict hope, renewal and revival. It’s an excellent gift idea for environmentalists and eco-activists who are doing their best to save the Earth.
Sparkling Water Maker
This machine will save the recipient from buying more products packaged in plastic bottles just to get the taste of carbonated drinks. It’s energy-efficient and makes fresh sparkling water in seconds. It’s also a great alternative to soda, so you can be a lifesaver by helping your friends make the shift to healthier options.
Organic Microgreens for Edible Gardening
This is the perfect starting kit for friends who have been wanting to have an edible garden in their homes. They don’t even need a backyard for it since the baby seedlings included are meant to do well indoors. It’s also a kind reminder that small things make the biggest difference.
Zero-Waste Beeswax Food Wrap
Packing food on a regular basis is unavoidable. Of course there are busy days where we prefer to have cheaper packed lunches, and simply don’t feel like going out or spending. This food wrap is organic, biodegradable, and even reusable! It’s the ideal gift for families who love bringing healthy lunches to work or school.
Energy-Efficient Air Purifier
No matter how much we want to maintain the cleanliness of our homes, some people are bothered by the power consumption of machines like vacuum cleaners, purifiers, etc. This one is designed to perform rapid purification while only using little energy. It’s the ideal gift for loved ones who are dedicated to reducing their carbon footprint.
Solar Powered Battery Pack
Solar power systems collect clean and pure energy from the sun. It’s growing in popularity, which is good because now we have access to portable solar chargers and battery packs that are convenient and energy-saving. It’s a practical gift for your friends who like transitioning to items that will have a positive effect on the environment in the long run.
Portable Pop-Up Recycle Bin
The reason why some neighborhoods remain dirty and unsanitary is because there are people who can’t be bothered to throw their trash, especially if there are no available bins outside! While we can’t instantly educate those rude people, we can still make it much easier for our friends to practice proper disposal of their trash through this easy-to-carry recycle bin.
100% Pure Anti-Aging Eye Cream
The eyes and its surrounding skin are one of the most delicate areas that we forget to protect at times. Since it’s hard to reverse most fine lines on said areas, experts agreed that people in their 20s can already start incorporating anti-aging products. This cream, made with stimulating coffee, is an ideal gift for friends who desire healthier skin.
“There Is No Planet B” T-Shirt
A great technique that environmentalists, conservationists and Earth activists use is to convey a clear and concise message. Just like this shirt! It’s cute, simple, yet has a strong message that compels people to create a more sustainable planet Earth.
Colorful Eco-Friendly Socks
These socks give off a cool, retro vibe, and what’s even cooler is that it’s made out of organic bamboo fabric. It’s even softer than cotton without being slippery to the touch. It’s a brilliant gift for friends who prefer environmentally friendly products, and of course those who aren’t scared of wearing colors!
Earth Day Shirt for Women
For some, every day is Earth Day. This is actually a good practice that we all should learn to observe daily. It’s not enough to save energy and celebrate Earth Day only once a year if we really want to make a difference. This shirt communicates that belief, and is a gift that most environmentalists will be delighted to receive.
Reusable, Compostable, Plant-Based Cutlery
The title says it all. We use utensils everyday and sadly most restaurants still distribute plastic spoons and forks (even knives!) for takeout. These are dishwasher safe, but also biodegradable by design. Oh, and did I mention that they look pretty too? They’re a great gift for friends who had bid farewell to single-use plastics that clog up our oceans.
Responsibly-Sourced Cork Yoga Mat
Practicing yoga exercises helps a lot with meditation. If you have an amazing yoga instructor, they probably tell you to shift your patterns when it comes to eating, thinking, as well as influence you to make more sustainable decisions. A great gift for our environmentalist friends who are also practicing mindfulness would be this beautiful, eco-friendly yoga mat.
Stunning Leaf Ring
This ring is sleek, elegant and made from recycled jewelry. It’s not only beautiful but has a significant message too. The tiny leaves represent growth and rebirth, which is what we hope our planet would attain too. In a way, it reminds the recipient about our finite resources and how we should take steps to care for our planet better.
Durable Bamboo Hair Brush
Not all hair brushes are created equally. I’m sure at one point in your life you’ve experienced a hair brush give up on you–one that just broke out of nowhere. Gone are those days! This is created for most hair types, including thick and curly, and what’s great about it is it’s made out of durable and natural bamboo.
Solar Inflatable Light
Environmentalists and those in a similar field usually take outdoor trips for work as well as recreation. This solar-powered inflatable light is a very creative and powerful device that lasts up to 24 hours. It’s a practical gift which will ensure that your loved ones no longer need to worry about bringing extra batteries for long adventures.
Beautifully Crafted Coconut Bowls
These bowls are the most aesthetically pleasing and environmentally friendly gift you can give anyone! It’s basically made out of natural coconut shells turned into something useful. It’s perfect for tropical, bohemian or minimalist home interiors that complement wooden items effortlessly.
Cute Earrings for Environmentalists
These are a super cute reminder to reduce, reuse and recycle. They’re simple yet make that impact which other jewelry pieces don’t have. It’s a nice gift for your environmentalist or nature lover friends who like to keep their use of the Earth’s natural resources to a minimum, while reminding others to do the same.
High-Speed Battery Charger
By now, more people should have already shifted to rechargeable batteries. It’s more reliable, reduces waste, and of course anything that’s non-disposable is good for the environment. This quick charging device is a thoughtful gift for your friends who still use battery-operated gadgets.
Eco-Friendly Produce Bags
These bags are a great gift for friends and relatives who make sure they always bring their own bags to reduce the adverse environmental impact of single-use plastics. They also come with vibrant colors so they’re not easily misplaced by the user.
Collapsible Metal Straw
Plastic straw bans are spreading, and our fight to protect our planet is slowly being realized! Some people are just really stubborn that they don’t like drinking beverages without a straw. Ridiculous. It only shows how lazy they are to own a reusable one. Try gifting them one of these! It’s designed to last a lifetime–perfect for eco-conscious friends too.
Equator Blend Whole Bean Coffee
These beans come from the countries of Sumatra, Kenya and Colombia. Mellow and complex seem like the accurate words to describe how they taste. Purchasing one for your friends also means supporting a conservation program designed to help preserve the endangered Sumatran Tiger. It’s delicious too so it’s a win-win for everyone!
Washable Silicone Buds
Just imagine how many cotton buds end up in the sea each year. These are the most environmentally friendly alternatives to the disposable ones, yet not everyone is aware of its existence. As long as your friends are careful with their tools, they’ll appreciate such a thoughtful and practical gift. It’s also guaranteed to save money in the long term!
Beautiful Eco-Friendly iPhone Case Cover
Whoever said eco-friendly is boring? Just because it’s simple, doesn’t mean it can’t be aesthetically pleasing. Look at these covers! They come in pretty, vibrant tones, and the best part is they’re made from bamboo fibers and plant-based materials. It’s a perfect gift to remind our friends to stop constantly changing their cases to reduce the number wasted each year.
Smart Soap Essentials Kit
This is the perfect gift for families and friends who use liquid soap in literally every room in their homes. It comes with two glass dispensers so they don’t have to keep on purchasing single-use plastics that are harmful to the planet. The soap tablets are also safe, non-toxic, and carbon-neutral.
Self-Cleaning Fish Tank
This water garden slash mini ecosystem lets the owner grow a succulent or houseplant in their homes. Its design allows the tank to clean itself while growing organic microgreens that can be easily harvested in a few days. It’s a nice gift for families who love to have an aquarium at home, while also growing fresh food without the hassle.
Aesthetic Bio-Vessel Composter
Composting food waste is more exciting when you have this beautiful indoor ecosystem in your homes. It’s a refreshing addition to urban homes, and is an ideal gift for friends and relatives who compost food scraps, kitchen waste, etc. to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions caused by landfilling.
Reusable Silicone Food Bags
These reusable bags were designed for versatility. They’re not only for packing, they’re also microwave-safe, freezer-safe and a lot more. It’s made out of food-grade silica gel which means it’s ocean-friendly unlike plastic. Environmentalists and nature enthusiasts will definitely love this gift.
Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergent Sheets
It’s hard to find a laundry detergent that really gives us that fresh linen feel and scent. These sheets have that gentle fragrance we’re all looking for, and it’s hypoallergenic, making it a safe gift for friends and relatives who may have sensitive skin.
Water Sensor to Monitor Water Leakage
Water is a vital resource that we must stop taking for granted. The Earth’s resources are finite and we must start taking steps to ensure that we do not deplete its capacity to supply. This sensor can be used remotely and is a thoughtful gift so our loved ones can monitor when water leakage occurs even when they’re not home.