It is that time of year again. It’s the season to give your loved ones, co-workers, friends and family the gifts that have been on their wish list for the whole year. So what do you give the eco-conscious guy or gal that has it all? Check out this list for 10 great green gifts for the holiday season.
Sort of Coal
It’s not what you think! Really! The eco-friendly company Sort of Coal takes Korean and Japanese white charcoal and uses it as a natural humidifier, not to mention nifty design piece. Can be found at Design Within Reach for $25-$130.
LettersLubell.com offers stationary, cards and notebooks printed on recycled paper and cotton with soy ink. Great for the modern day $7-$16.
Ian Saude Cashmere Scarves
Everyone loves cashmere, and what better gift than a scarf made from free-range goats in Mongolia that are hand-looped in Napal? No harm is done to the animals, and the finished product is plush yet cozy. $295. at IanSaude.com
Field of Dreams Jewelry
Elva Fields recycles old family heirlooms and vintage jewels into one-of-a-kind pieces. From $170 at http://shop.elvafields.com
For the seasoned chef or a the exploratory newbie, an organic cookbook is the way to go. Some titles to try: “Earth to Table: Seasonal Recipes from an Organic Farm”, “Food to Live by” and “Simply Organic”.
Presso Espresso Maker
Super sleek and made from recycled aluminum, no coffee junkie will be able to resist. $140.
Choose a favorite green charity and make a donation in someone’s name. Some to check out: water.org and greenforall.org
Gaiam 750ml Aluminum Water Bottle
Help save the planet by using a refillable water bottle. BPA free and comes in a variety of colors.
Burt’s Bees Products
Check out these all natural beauty products for the lips, face, body and hair. http://global.burtsbees.com/
Eco Me Dog Kit
Give Fido the gift of being eco friendly this holiday season with the Eco-Me Dog Kit. This 100% natural kit is reusable and recyclable and a great gift for dog lovers.