This time of year is notorious for the amount of waste created, from wrapping paper, to packaging, to gifts that get used once and thrown away. For those in your life always thinking about their carbon footprint, check out this gift guide for environmentalists.
Living Without Plastic, $19.95
Station 7 #LGBTQOwned #WomanOwned
This book is the perfect gift both for those trying to get into the plastics-free lifestyle and for plastic-free veterans. A truly eye-opening book for all environmentalists.
Footprint Fill Up
Footprint Wine Tap #BlackOwned #LGBTQOwned
Rather than buying a new bottle of wine for every occasion, grab your loved one a growler they can refill again and again. If you’re not in the Seattle area, look for similar programs at wineries, distilleries, and breweries in your community.
Glass and Bamboo Water Bottle with Straw $28.00
The Golden Hour #BlackOwned #WomanOwned
It’s well known that single-use water bottles are a huge contributor to waste, which is just one reason why this bottle is the perfect gift for the environmentalist in your life. Not only are they sustainable, they are also stylish and functional.
Faro French Basket $65.00
This straw tote, which was ethically handmade in Morocco, can serve both as decorative storage around the home or for a visit to the local market. With this gift, the environmentalist in your life can say au revoir to plastic bags.
Marley’s Monsters Unpaper Towels $30.00
Fountain House+ Body #SocialEnterprise
These cleverly named towels are the perfect swap for disposables. The adorably bold graphics add a little fun to the gift, and to the recipient’s daily chores.
Laundry Detergent Strips $0.84ea
Green Life Trading Co. #WomanOwned
Looking for stocking stuffers for the person in your life who hates waste? These hypoallergenic little detergent strips are perfect. Help your friends and family get rid of one more plastic bottle.
Bamboo Utensil Travel Set $14.90
The Green Jar #BlackOwned #FamilyOwned #WomanOwned
No plastic needed, thanks to this beautifully crafted bamboo utensil set. Packaged in a cork sleeve, this cutlery is perfect for picnics, camping, or just running around town.
Bee’s Wrap Herb Garden *Plant Based* Assorted 3 Pack $19.00
Pollinate Farm #BlackOwned #WomanOwned
Inspire your loved ones to do away with the plastic wrap with these assorted plant-based wraps. Your environmentalist can use them to pack lunches, storing food, wrapping leftovers, and more.
Mason Jar Pump Dispenser Lid $10.50
Scoop Marketplace #WomanOwned
If your friends and family are looking for an environmentally friendly way to reuse their mason jars, this is the perfect gift. This lid transforms regular mason jars to stylish dispensers for soap, hand sanitizer, condiments, and more.
Shea Butter Black Soap Bar $30.00 CAD
Tribal Eye #BlackOwned
For those who know all-natural skin care is the answer, this soap bar is the perfect gift. Tribal Eye’s black soap is made with plantain skin, coco pods, shea butter, palm leaves, and other natural ingredients.
f you live in the Seattle area, give the gift of a gift certificate to a local restaurant! You can purchase a gift certificate from over 100 participating businesses by visiting our Gift Certificate Marketplace.
For the environmentalists, we recommend buying a gift card to Terra Plata. The nature lover in your life is sure to connect with owners Tamara Murphy and Linda Di Lello Morton earth to plate philosophy.
If you loved our Gift Guide for Environmentalists, check out some of our other guides for Activists, Foodies, Kids, Your Partner, Self Care, and our special gift guides for Ventures Marketplace and Gifts from Seattle.
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