30 Eco Friendly Gift Ideas (Green & Low-Impact)

If you’re looking to find a great gift idea for your friend or loved one who is an environmentalist, you’ve come to the right place! Below is a list of gift ideas in a wide variety for any occasion!

30 Eco Friendly Gift Ideas for Your Environment Loving Friend

sport water bottle

Keep Them Hydrated: Embrava Best Sports Water Bottle

Water bottles are all the rage, and you can’t go wrong with the Embrava sports water bottle. It’s designed with Tritan Co-Polyester and is BPA free and shatter resistant. It has a spill proof lid with a secure lock that opens with one click.

This water bottle is available in blue, grey, pink, and white.

telescopic reusable straws

Cut Out the Plastic: Senneny 2 Pack Telescopic Reusable Straws

It may not seem like much, but if you think about it, the average person goes through a lot of straws! This set of 2 telescopic straws is made of stainless steel and comes with a cleaning brush, carrying case, and an attachable keychain.

When closed, each one measures 3.93″ and will extend to 9.2″.

They’re available in several color combinations including black/silver, black/blue, black/rose gold, black/red, red/blue, silver/rose gold, and you can choose for both to be black, silver, or rose gold.

These straws are also BPA free and dishwasher safe. They make a fun inexpensive gift that anyone will love.

bath towels

Wrap Up in Luxury: SALBAKOS Luxury Bath Towels

This luxurious set of towels is made of 100% Turkish cotton. Available in 14 different colors, you can choose from seafoam green, coral, taupe, ivory, and many more. This particular 4-piece set measures 27″ x 54″ each and are heavier than most bath towels.

You can also choose the 6-piece set which includes 2 hand towels measuring 16″ x 30″, 2 washcloths measuring 13″ x 13″, and 2 bath towels. A set of 2 bath sheets measuring 35″ x 70″ is also available.

Everyone loves to get new towels, and this set is perfect for any occasion.

starter kit

For Those Getting Started: ZERO WASTE Starter Kit

This starter kit has a great variety of items to get started clean living. It includes a biodegradable cotton mesh grocery bag, a bamboo toothbrush and carrying case, a 3 piece Beeswax wrap set for covering food, and more.

You can choose between pink or blue. Anyone looking to start helping the environment will be thrilled with this gift.

solar charger

Energy Saver: Tranmix Solar Charger 25000mAh Portable Power Bank

A great way to help the environment is by using this portable solar charger. It has Li-polymer cells built in and has 4 solar panels that fold together when not in use. Most phones can be charged up to 10 times, and you can charge your phone while charging the power bank.

This 25000 mAh capacity charger includes dual 2.0A outputs so you can charge 2 items at once. Available in black, blue, and orange, it has built-in LED emergency lights, is waterproof, and dust and shock proof.

It measures 10.4″ x 6.1″ when opened and 6.1″ x 3.35″ when folded. It arrives with a user manual and a USB charging cable. This solar charger is an ideal gift for those who love to be outdoors.

set of bamboo sheets

Sleeping on Air: Cosy House Collection Premium Bamboo Sheets

This set of bamboo sheets will have them sleeping better than ever before! Made of 40% bamboo rayon and 60% micro-polyester, they absorb moisture much faster than cotton. They’re naturally hypoallergenic and resist stains and wrinkles.

The fitted sheet of this queen size set measures 60″ x 80″ and will fit a mattress up to 16″ thick. Twin, Full, King, and California King sizes are also available. You can choose from 16 colors including sage green, baby blue, chocolate, grey, and cream.

This is a gift idea anyone would love and is perfect for any occasion.


Store in Style: Hue Seagrass Baskets

This beautiful set of handmade storage baskets will go with any home decor. They can be used to store blankets, toys, and more anywhere throughout the home. Each set is handwoven in Vietnam. The small basket measures 10″ x 10″ x 10″, the medium basket measures 12″ x 12″ x 11″, and the large basket is 14″ x 14″ x 12″.

They’re attractive, useful, and eco friendly making them a wonderful present!

burlap slips

Buy One Give One: TOMS Men’s Classics Burlap Slip-On

Other than the fact that they’re super comfy, the most appealing thing about TOMS is that they give away a pair of shoes for each pair they sell. Made of canvas with a rubber sole and a suede insole, these shoes simply slip on and off.

They’re available in sizes 7-14 including half sizes. You can choose from 8 colors including black, grey, and navy.

ecofriendly plant

Green Thumb Not Needed: Eco-friendly Sansevieria Snake Plant

Unlike many fake house plants, this Sansevieria Snake Plant, will fool everyone! Standing 33″ tall, you can choose from solid green or green/yellow leaves. Made of PE material, each plant has 30 leaves that will not easily fade or wrinkle.

These plants are perfect for adding an inviting touch to any room.

throw blanket

Cozy Up With a Good Book: Luxury Throw Blanket with Fringe

This 100% natural cotton throw is perfect for anyone. With a grey chevron pattern, it measures 40″ x 71′ and is super soft. It will go with any home decor, and they’re sure to love wrapping up in it to watch their favorite show or read a good book.


Perfect for Hiking: Patagonia Unisex’s Atom Sling 8L Backpack

Patagonia is well known for their effort to protect the environment. This backpack is designed with 630-denier 100% nylon in which 50% is recycled. The inside is lined with 100% recycled polyester. It’s ergonomically designed to maintain comfort even after hours of use.

It features a large zippered main compartment, a padded tablet sleeve, and zippered outside pockets. It also has a mesh pocket that is perfect for most phones. This stylish backpack comes in dark red/dark blue and is perfect for hiking/camping or daily use.


Lounge in Comfort: CJ Ultra Outdoors Travel Hammock

This durable cotton canvas hammock is just as pretty as it is comfortable. It holds up to 450 lbs. and includes everything needed to attach to poles or trees. It can be set up in the backyard or easily packed and taken on camping/hiking trips.

It measures 9’3″ x 59″ and is available in red/multi-colored or blue with shades of blues/greens.


Smart Wallet/Organizer: Zoppen Multi-purpose Wallet

Designed with eco friendly PU leather, this wallet will hold everything you need plus keep your info safe. With RFID blocking, you don’t have to worry about your information being stolen while traveling.

It has a trifold closure, a passport pocket, a boarding pass compartment, 3 credit card slots, 1 ID slot, a sim card pouch, a coupon slot, a zippered pocket for money, a key holder, pen holder, and a cell phone pouch.

It measures 7.5″ x 5″ closed and opens to 12.5″ x 7.5″. They’re available in 36 colors including rose red, forest green, primrose yellow, dazzle blue, and black. You’re sure to find a color they’ll love!

ecofriendly rug

Add Color to Any Room: Eco friendly 100% Recycled Chindi Runner Area Rug

This gorgeous colorful rug is made with 100% recycled fabric strips and yarn. Colors are woven randomly making each rug unique. They are completely reversible, soft, and durable. You can choose between sizes 2′ x 7′, 3′ x 5′, 5′ x 7′, 8′ x 10′, and 20′ x 31′.

It’s ideal for adding color to any room, and it’s certain to be a hit!

wood rustic sign

Vintage Decor: Y&ME Rustic Wood Home Sign

Designed with distressed wood, these freestanding letters will go great with any home decor. You can choose between the words ‘FAMILY’, ‘HOME’, and ‘LOVE’. Each letter measures 5.9″ x 4.2″. The word ‘HOME’ measures 16.

5″ x 5.9″. The words come in shades of blue and white. They’re perfect for adding decor to a shelf or table.

zipper hoodie

Comfy Hoodie: Underhood of London Zipper Hoodie

This unisex hoodie is made from 100% organic chemical-free cotton. Underhood of London produces these hoodies and other clothing pieces in an Earth Positive Carbon Neutral factory that uses solar and wind energy.

Available in x-small – 2x, you can choose between 6 colors including black, burgundy, and navy. These zippered hoodies have a vintage faded appearance with a slim fit.

wooden utensil set

For the Kitchen: Wooden Bamboo Utensil Set

Bamboo items are always a hit with environmentalist! This set is made of 100% natural bamboo and includes a slotted spatula, a turner spatula, single hole mixing spoon, slotted spoon, non-slotted spoon, and a rounded fork.

They’re perfect for using with non-stick cookware. A quick scrub with soap and warm water, you’ll want to completely dry them to ensure they last a long time.

compost bin

Don’t Throw Those Scraps Away: ENLOY Compost Bin

For those wanting to start composting food scraps instead of throwing them away, this compost bin is ideal. It has an odorless design using an activated charcoal filter. Made of stainless steel, it’s rust resistant and will go perfectly with any home decor.

It features a sturdy handle and is simple to clean by removing the filter and placing it in the dishwasher.

makeup brush set

For the Makeup Enthusiast: Belle Maker Makeup Brush Set

Your earth loving friend will be thrilled with this makeup brush set! Completely vegan and cruelty free, these brushes feature synthetic bristles with gold and white or natural-colored handles. You can also choose a 3-piece set in black or white.

This 14-piece set includes a flat brush, round brush, large tapered brush, a lip brush, an eye shader, and more.


Unique & Earth Friendly: Candle by the Hour 80-Hour Vertical Candle

This attractive unique candle is made of 100% natural beeswax and will burn up to 80 hours. It self-extinguishes when the flame reaches a clip. This design has a metal copper stand with a citronella candle.

You can also choose a green or red candle, the horizontal design, or the glass cylinder feature. Refills are also available. This particular candle measures 5″ x 5″ x 10.6″.

reusable produce bag

A Must Have: Reusable Produce Bags-Set of 12

These reusable produce bags are a must have! This 12-piece set includes two 16″ x 19″ green folding bags that will hold 50 lbs each. It also has 2 large mesh bags measuring 17″ x 12″, 4 medium mesh bags measuring 14″ x 12″, and 3 small mesh bags measuring 12″ x 5″.

Each one has a drawstring closure. You’ll also receive a silicon handle that makes carrying several bags a snap!

food containers

Attractive Food Storage: Nummyware Glass Food Containers

This set of glass food containers by Nummyware is so versatile, it’s certain to be a hit! Each glass container comes with a matching bamboo lid and can be kept in the refrigerator, cabinet, or freezer.

The containers are microwave and dishwasher safe and can be used in the oven up to 520 degrees. Each set comes with the following sizes: 8.7″ x 4.1″, 6.6″ x 4.8″, 7.7″ x 5.7″, and 8.7″ x 6.5″.

tableop fireplace

An Inviting Fire Indoors or Out: Anywhere Fireplace – Lexington Tabletop Fireplace

Available in white, stainless steel, black, blue, red, or beige, this tabletop fireplace is perfect for cold dreary days! It can be used indoors or outside on the patio. Measuring 20″ x 8″ x 9.5″, it gives the feel of a real fireplace.

Odor and smoke-free, it will add the perfect touch to any room.


For Beginners: Live Green: 52 Steps for a More Sustainable Life

For those wanting to learn more about reducing waste and helping the environment, this book is a great choice. It has 52 tips to help make big and small changes that can have a huge impact. This hardcover book has 157 pages and makes a great gift!

trolley bags set

Keep Organized: Lotus Trolley Bags

Shopping and putting away groceries will be so much easier with this set of trolley bags. Each one is made of heavy-duty fabric and will hold over 50 lbs. The bags have a mesh bottom, and each one is designed to fit average-sized shopping carts.

This set features removable rods, an insulated grocery bag, and an insert for eggs or wine. They can easily keep cold foods, canned goods, and cleaning supplies separated which makes putting everything away much easier.

When not in use, they simply fold up and can be stored anywhere. You can choose between a set of blues and greys or the more colorful set.

silicone stretch lids

No More Plastic Wrap: Veotore Silicone Stretch Lids

For those wanting to steer away from plastic, these silicone stretch lids are a life saver! With many shapes and sizes, you’re certain to find one to fit every container. Simply stretch the lid around the container and then press the middle for an airtight seal.

These lids are BPA free and made of 100% food grade silicone. They are oven, freezer, and microwave safe making them even more convenient to use.

razor with bamboo handle

For a Close Shave: Double Edge Safety Razor with Long Natural Bamboo Handle

This Bambaw double edge razor is made of stainless steel and 100% bamboo. Extremely durable, they’re designed to last a lifetime. Replacement blades are available, and you can help the environment by foregoing the plastic razors.

It comes with a digital user manual that includes assembly instructions, shaving tips, and more.

yoga kit

For the Yoga Lover: YogiMall Natural Jute Yoga Mat Kit

Ideal for your environmentally conscious friend, this yoga essentials kit has everything they need. Made of all eco friendly materials, this set includes an organic jute yoga mat, a cotton carrying strap, non-slip yoga socks, and a microfiber hand towel.

The set arrives in a lovely gift box. You can choose between blue, green, or purple. This is a beautiful set that is sure to be appreciated!

cleaning kit

Clean While Staying Green: JAWS Home Cleaning Kit

This may seem like an unusual gift idea at first, but trying to turn your home into a more eco friendly environment can be expensive starting out. This cleaning kit is a great gift idea for those just beginning to adapt to green living.

The kit includes a bottle, sprayer, and 2 refill pods each for a glass cleaner, kitchen cleaner, daily shower cleaner, and a hardwood floor cleaner. Once they have the basic set, they can just buy refills as needed.

lunch box

Green on the Go: Ecozoi Stainless Steel 3-in-1 Eco Lunch Box

This stainless steel lunch box by Ecozoi makes a great gift for those who want to take care of the environment. BPA free, this lunch box has zero harmful chemicals and even arrives in reusable packaging.

It measures 5″ x 6.5″ x 3″, and each section is 1.75″ deep. It features a mini storage pod inside for nuts or fruit that measures 1.5″ deep x 4.5″ long. It has a silicone seal that ensures freshness and no leaks.

The container is dishwasher safe, and the lid is best washed by hand to protect the silicone seal. This makes a great gift idea for those who are hard to buy for!

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Ecological Present

You’re already ahead of the game by knowing your friend or loved one prefers eco friendly items or loves companies that put profits back into the environment.

For the person who is wanting to become more environmentally conscious, there are a few great gift ideas to choose from. The stainless steel straws, grocery cart bags, home cleaning kit, and the Zero Waste starter kit are all wonderful ideas.

For athletic types or those who enjoy the outdoors, you’ll find several ideas. A new hammock, yoga mat, or water bottle are fun and useful presents.

For those who enjoy being in the kitchen, the compost bin or bamboo kitchen utensils would definitely be appreciated. The glass food containers with bamboo lids would make a great gift as well.

If they enjoy buying products from companies who are passionate about the environment, you may want to consider the Patagonia backpack or a pair of TOMS.

Finally, there are tons of ideas for the home that are eco friendly. From rugs to throws to plants, you’re certain to find something that will fit their decor style.


Choosing a gift that will be appreciated and remembered should be fun! Hopefully, this list helped you figure out an ideal present for the environmentalist in your life. If you’ve given or received a unique or special eco friendly gift, be sure to comment below.

Also, don’t forget to share this list with your family and friends!

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