Waited until the last minute to do your holiday shopping this year? No worries – we’ve got environmentally friendly gift ideas for every type, so this year you can make the people you love (and the planet) happy.
For the crafter: Encourage the quilting, decoupaging, scrapbooking friend in your life to expand their horizons with this Eco-Chic Soap Making Kit, which uses 100% organic vegetable oils.
For the chef: A CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) subscription ensures the foodie in your family is stocked with a weekly bounty of local, organic produce for their culinary adventures. Search online to find the best options near you, and if you’re in the Bay Area, we recommend Terra Firma Farm.
For the fashionista: A slew of Etsy shops feature upcycled jewelry made from old computer parts. Our favorite vendor is Circuit Breaker Labs, who sells this circuit board bracelet and more.
For the little ones: This colorful geometric peg board is made from sustainably harvested, preservative-free rubberwood, and promotes natural learning for children age two and above.
For the gardener: Cubit’s Heirloom Seed of the Month Club delivers a packet of organic, seasonably appropriate seeds to your door on the first of every month for a year.
For the pooch: Texas-based company Olive provides some of the safest, most environmentally friendly pet products around – like this sturdy rubber stick chew toy.
For the bartender: Dad always inventing, ahem, interesting cocktails at family gatherings? Help him up his game with this Organic Beer Brewing Kit.
For the techie: Now you can double rainbow all the way in the comfort of your living room, with this solar-powered rainbow maker from Kikkerland.
For the sportsman: Theft-proof and beautifully designed, the Rydon Pixio Solar-Powered Bike Light charges while you commute to work, and can store up to 60 hours of operating time.