Of course, we should always shop sustainably, but it's extra important to do so throughout the holidays. It is during this joyful season that people tend to produce more waste than any other time of the year, so every eco-friendly purchase can help offset that damage. If we've convinced you to gift green, you're in luck — this guide is dedicated to covetable items that treat the planet kindly. From DIY candle kits to a recycled blanket, these are the best sustainable gifts you can buy in 2020.
Between using renewable materials and buying offsets, Allbirds has managed to make its breathable, non-slip tube socks carbon neutral. What's even better is the innovative combination of eucalyptus fiber and ZQ Merino wool that's soft and moisture-wicking.
Say goodbye to plastic grocery bags with this Baggu pack of three recycled, ripstop nylon totes. They're incredibly light and easily foldable into little pouches, so you can bring them with you wherever you go.
Bamboozle turns fast-growing, low-impact bamboo into sleek, simple kitchen goods like this set of colorful, sturdy nesting bowls. With seven sizes that range from 4-inch to 11-inch, you'll always have the appropriate one on-hand.
With a commitment to organic cotton, fair trade manufacturing, and shipping by boat, Boll & Branch has saved over 590 million gallons of water and 21,000 metric tons of carbon emissions. Its velvety flannel robe is equally impressive, especially in this festive red plaid.
Your favorite clean freak will appreciate the opportunity to cut out single-use plastic with this bundle of six reusable containers and non-toxic cleaning formulas. It includes natural, eco-friendly sprays and soaps that will become instant essentials.
To craft this cozy, woven blanket, organic bedding brand Coyuchi uses recycled cotton from its "2nd Home" program, which allows customers to send back old linens for a discount on their next order. That's why it's called the "full circle" blanket.
Each piece of Kessy Beldi's classic Moroccan teaware collection is mouth-blown from recycled glass in a factory in Marrakech. The signature raised edge both adds a playful element and a helpful grip when drinking hot beverages.
MINNA and its artisan partners in Mitla, Mexico use production waste from gorgeous scarves and towels to fabricate these stylish face masks. Plus, the company donates a mask to an organization in need for every mask purchased.
Whether you go for reclaimed oak or walnut, this smooth, wooden rolling pin is a winner. It's gently tapered, which bakers believe is the ideal shape for pressing out dough evenly and with precision.
These stunning serving bowls are handmade from upcycled blonde and dark horn by artisans in Kenya. The small, medium, and large nest together for convenient storage, but shine best sitting side by side and filled with snacks or trinkets.
To create your own candle with this Siblings kit, all you have to do is microwave the eco-friendly wax in its plant-based packaging, center a wick in your favorite vessel, and pour. This No 01 fragrance is a blend of delicate rose, citrusy bergamot, and earthy oakmoss.
Reclaimed teak wood makes this circular cutting board look rugged and rustic. Its rounded handle and distinct, wavy grain are beautiful enough to move from the kitchen to the table.