Give a gift that warms the heart of your nature-loving friend and works to conserve the world we love at the same time! We’ve searched the web to find 8 of the best gift ideas that give back to conservation efforts for your special outdoorsy friend or loved one this year.
Photo Credit: Pura Vida
This pack of three beautiful bracelets from Pura Vida is shipped in biodegradable bags that break down after 180 days and has 10% of its net sales donated to 1% for the Planet. This pack includes the original, platinum, and braided bracelets. Pura Vida was founded in Costa Rica and provides sustainable jobs to artisans across the globe. So when you buy their bracelets, you’re giving back to world artists, as well as the planet!
Photo Credit: Lush
Keep skin super soft all winter long and do good with this self-preserving body lotion from Lush. All of the ingredients are sourced from projects that support regenerative agriculture, and 100% of the price (minus the taxes) is donated to small grassroots organizations working in the areas of human rights, wildlife protection, and environmental justice.
Photo Credit: Bureo
With a deck made from recycled fishing nets and wheels made of 30% vegetable oil, the Minnow skateboard from Bureo provides you with a silky-smooth ride and prevents more than 30 square feet of harmful plastic fishing nets from entering Chilean oceans.
Photo Credit: Daniel Glass
Did you know that if you reuse one glass water bottle, it will prevent the purchase and consumption of more than 240 plastic bottles a year? Daniel Glass is on a mission to keep plastic out of the ocean and clean water inside of your reusable water bottle. For every water bottle purchased from Daniel Glass, a portion of the net profits will be donated to charitable organizations that help rid the world’s oceans of pollution. These water bottles make great stocking stuffers for anyone who’d love a quality, eco-friendly gift.
Photo Credit: National Forest Foundation
The It’s All Yours campaign encourages Americans to share how they like to go play, go discover and go beyond on their National Forests and Grasslands.
From offering nearly endless ways to play to providing clean water and fresh air for the country, each of the 174 National Forests and Grasslands highlights the best of America’s public lands heritage.
Saola Sustainable Shoes
Photo Credit: Saola
Price: $80 – $130
At the intersection of stylish and sustainable, you’ll find this popular collection of shoes from Saola that are made with recycled material. Saola believes that brands need to change the way they manufacture products, so they set out to decrease their environmental footprint by creating shoes made out of recycled plastic, algae foam, natural cork, and organic cotton.
Photo Credit: Nomadix
It’s a top of the line yoga towel, the perfect beach towel, a camping towel, and it features our beautiful national parks. The National Parks Collection of these multi-purpose towels from Nomadix were created to be long-lasting, environmentally-friendly, and adaptable to multiple activities. All of their towels are made from certified recycled material to prevent new resources from being harvested to make the product.
Photo Credit: Conscious Step
The socks from Conscious Step are an easy gift idea that has a real tangible impact in making the world a better place. For every pair of socks you purchase, a donation goes directly towards 1 of the 16 nonprofits they partner with. Plus, all of their socks are sustainably and ethically sourced and manufactured.