56 Unique Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Holidays 2022

Carol Law | November 1, 2022 | 7 min read

It's that time of year again: the holidays. To help you kick the season off strong, we created this forest-friendly, eco-friendly gift guide. Now let's set the stage for a sustainable new year by giving each other gifts that WON'T hurt the environment! 

Back by popular demand, we've got the most awesome eco-friendly holiday gift guide out there! Every item on this list is sold by an eco-conscious brand that plants trees with One Tree Planted. And from sustainable fashion to speakers that plant trees, we have something for everyone on your list.

Need something quick, easy, and impactful? Give the gift of a tree planted in the great outdoors by One Tree Planted! 

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Sustainable Gifts

skincare

THE OUTSET

On a mission to simplify skincare, The Outset sets itself apart from other brands by focusing on the basics. Each of their products serve a purpose while being clean and cruelty free. Since their inception, The Outset has planted over 30,000 trees!

whiskey

NOBLE OAK

Is there a bourbon connoisseur in your life? This is one they've got to try! Whiskey for the tree lover. Every bottle plants one tree. Might we suggest one of their brilliant tree-inspired cocktails?

sneakers

ASICS

Since 1949, Asics has grown into a household name when it comes to footwear.  With sustainability practices that are centered around people and the planet, Asics is transparent about their practices, materials and their impact on the environment. 

skincare

ORIGINS

Origins began in 1990 with a bold vision: to create a brand that values and respects the well-being of your skin and our planet. Since then, they've sought out the most powerful ingredients from nature, identified safe alternatives, and used breakthrough science to deliver results with a limited impact on the environment.

kids playing with toys

MELISSA & DOUG

Recognized by parents as the #1 preschool brand for sustainable toys, and for wooden toys, Melissa & Doug is a leader in the industry when it comes to responsible supply chain management. They use mainly sustainable materials, such as wood and paper, to create most of their toy products.

fashion beanies

NIKIN

Super soft, comfortable, and tree-inspired apparel. All products meet the Global Organic Textile Standard and they uphold sustainable practices. For every product sold they plant trees. They have planted 1,488,239 trees with us so far!

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Seriously Unique Gifts 

record player and speakers

HOUSE OF MARLEY

House of Marley's eco-conscious identity was created in collaboration with the Marley family to carry on Bob Marley's legacy of love for music and planet. Their products are crafted from mindfully sourced materials.

beer can in hand

BUSCH LIGHT

Knowing their consumers, Busch Light knows that their beer is best enjoyed in the great outdoors! This year, Busch Light committed to planting trees in US National Forests with their "Save a Tree, pee in a Busch!" campaign.

scrubs

KOI HAPPINESS

Koi was founded with the sole mission to make scrubs that people love.  The Planet Koi collection is designed with a more sustainable world in mind, and they have already planted over 82,000 trees! 

dog on bark potty mat

BARK POTTY 

For the planet loving pets! Bark Potty is made of real bark and like real grass, contains the natural smells that compel dogs to "go." The tray is lined to prevent leaks, the proprietary bark naturally neutralizes odors, and one Potty replaces up to sixty pee pads. Make the switch to the eco-friendly potty pad that's better by design.

health drink

MONFEFO

Throughout the entire production process, Monfefo makes conscious decisions based on their strong values of quality, potency, sustainability and nourishment. Made with plastic free and other sustainable packaging materials, Monfefo not only promotes the wellbeing of our planet, but will help you improve your own health and wellness.

state of california in squares and phone screenshots

FIREWATCH

FIREWATCH is 1,000 sustainable NFTs that are funding wildfire prevention in California, minted with the intention of Solana's eco-friendly blockchain. In partnership with One Tree Planted, 100% of the proceeds go to sponsoring, educating, and protecting California’s most vulnerable habitats.

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Practical Sustainable Gifts

carwash

GO CARWASH

On a mission to offer a consistent, convenient, and outstanding experience for their customers! Go Carwash is committed to planting trees for its customers with an unlimited membership! You can find a Go Carwash in CA, KS, MO, NV, NY, TX, and VA

suitcase

SAMSONITE 

Samsonite is ubiquitous with sleek, modern travel luggage. And in an effort to become the most sustainable luggage company in the world, they are planting trees in Australia. 

sustainable paper products

BAMBOOLIA

A line of environmentally friendly paper products for your home, Bamboolia is committed to protecting our environment. Their products are made with bamboo to give you personal care that is better for you and the environment.

wooden board

SHEETS LAUNDRY CLUB

Eco-friendly and effective laundry and cleaning supplies, Sheets Laundry Club is a simple way for your everyday products to have a positive impact. Join the club for access to household cleaning products that offer eco-friendly alternatives that make an impact!

packing cubes

BAG ALL

Packing for a trip can be stressful and overwhelming, but Bag All has a solution: stylish + eco-friendly bags that will help to organize your life. Run almost entirely by women, Bag-all is committed to sustainability. And they've already planted over 30,000 trees!

water bottle

SIGG WATER BOTTLES

Making quality sustainable aluminum products since 1908, SIGG has proven the test of time. Through many ventures and other products, SIGG found a use for aluminum waste and created its water bottle. Their Sumatra Bottle Collection plants a tree for each bottle sold!

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Sustainable Gift Ideas For The Home

bedroom

THUMA

Thuma is focused on providing a luxury experience in the comfort of your own home. Rooted in their commitment to high quality, their products are beneficial for your home and our environment. 

candle

WOODWICK CANDLES

Woodwick candles are a wonderfully scented combination of natural materials with the feeling of luxury. With a continuous commitment to sustainability, WoodWick candles benefit areas that have been devastated by forest fires in Oregon and Washington.

washable rug

RUGGABLE

Washable rugs. Need we say more?! Ruggable’s patented Rug System comes in two pieces: a lightweight Rug Cover and a nonslip Rug Pad. Got a spill or your furry friend caused a mess? Just wash it!    

silk pillowcase

SLIP SILK PILLOWCASES

Specialty silk made with the needs of your head in mind, Slip Silk pillowcases are not only shown to help your hair, but also your skin! Reducing the amount of skincare absorbed, and sleep creasing on your hair and skin, these pillowcases give back to you and our planet! For every online order placed in 2022, they're planting a tree!

milk making machine

NUTR

After becoming more aware of the waste generated in the dairy industry, as well as the environmental impact that commercial nut milks can have on the planet, the founders of nutr created a new and simple way to create your dairy alternatives right at home! This product is made from eco-friendly materials and can fit right on your counter for easy access.

paintings on wall

OPPOSITE WALL

Their posters are printed on FSC certified paper, and their wood frames and poster hangers are exclusively crafted with FSC-certified wood. Packaging and supplies are made from post-recycled materials that are produced in Canada and the United States.

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Sustainable Fashion Gifts

sustainable apparel

FARM RIO

Farm Rio is a group of creatives from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that believe in the existence of happiness. More than a brand, they create enlightened cultural movements. The vibe? Good energies and beautiful frequencies that strive to keep local culture alive.

workout apparel

LULULEMON

A brand that you know and love, Lululemon is consistently striving to reduce their impact and protect our planet. Comfort and function allow you to remain active in any way that you choose while looking your best!

sustainable bracelets

PURA VIDA

The bracelets with a cause! At Pura Vida, giving back has always been at the core of what they do. Every purchase you make helps them provide sustainable employment to artisan communities, give back to charities, and help protect our planet. They even have a One Tree Planted bracelet!

Sustainable fashion

THE REALREAL

The RealReal empowers consignors and buyers to extend the life cycle of luxury goods. The future of fashion is circular. Avoid creating more waste this holiday season and shop consignment!

sustainable socks

ECOSOX

Committed to quality Ecosox made from sustainable materials! With their lifetime blister free guarantee you are sure to be comfortable and in love with your Ecosox. You can see on their website which pairs of socks plant trees!

sustainable scrubs

MEDICLO

For everyone in your life who wears scrubs, these ones made from nature-based products will help you look and feel good. Made with the environment in mind, this one of a kind fabric is environmentally friendly, fabulous and functional! 

apparel

PASSENGER CLOTHING

Clothing made to help you escape from your everyday stressors. Passenger Clothing is made with sustainable materials such as recycled fabrics, and for each product sold they are planting trees to protect rainforests!

sustainable underwear

WOOD UNDERWEAR

Aiming to create more options for men, Wood Underwear has accomplished their goal. Providing high quality, fashionable options that make you feel your best. Wood likes to keep it fun and functional, if you couldn't tell by their name! 

Sustainable fashion acessories

HOUNDSBAY

Houndbay offers accessories made with care to help protect your valuables. Whether you are looking for the perfect belt hanger, watch box or valet tray, Houndsbay has you covered. With limited new styles each year, their products are created with the utmost care and attention!

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Gifts For Kids

sustainable Dolls

BLABLA KIDS

Blabla Kids is striving to increase sustainability through tree planting. All of their dolls are uniquely handmade and one of a kind. For every doll that's sold on their website, they plant one tree! 

Kids clothes

SUMBLOX

SumBlox is a small family business that's on a mission to bring about lasting change in education. They believe that learning should be interactive, interpretive, engaging and rarely the same from child to child!

kid's clothes

Little Tree Hugger from One Tree Planted

As part of our efforts to build a greener future, it's important to raise the next generation to care deeply about nature. And what better gift for your little tree hugger than a shirt that plants trees?

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Self Care Gifts

skincare

ILIA

Reduce plastic and support the beautiful craft of glass etching with one of these gorgeous bottles that's filled with top-notch, clean beauty. The founder is passionate about animals and restoring the Amazon Rainforest.

sustainable hair products

KEVIN MURPHY

Dedicated to high performing products that combining science and natural ingredients Kevin Murphy is producing high quality hair care products that are kind to the environment. Kevin. Murphy is planting trees across the United States!

hair care

UNWRAPPED LIFE

Unlike traditional beauty, Unwrapped Life produces cleaning bars that have all the results of liquid products without the plastic waste. They are committed to their environmental impact and to helping to reduce “throw-away behavior” in consumers. 

sustainable soap and lotion

AL.IVE BODY

Al.ive Body combines the beauty of functional designs with your daily necessities. With an emphasis on a conscious living, these home and personal care products are dedicated to giving you a hint of luxury everyday. The Al.ive body baby products are giving back to our planet: for each product sold, they plant a tree in Australia!

haircare

SALTAIR

Saltair believes that self care leads to self love, with the goal of helping you feel confident in your own skin. With environmentally-friendly packaging, Saltair is committed to crafting products that deliver effective results that benefit your skin and build your confidence.

sustainable skincare

ZEA SKINCARE

Zea Skincare products are made exclusively with natural ingredients that work for every skin type. Not only are they protecting animals with vegan and cruelty-free products, they are committed to sustainable sources and creating as little waste as possible. These skincare products have already planted over 2,800 trees!

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Gifts To Enjoy The Great Outdoors

firepit

SOLO STOVE

The fire pits that give back to the forest! These fire pits, camp stoves, grills, and accessories are designed to help you get in touch with whatever is “good” for you. Whether it’s a primal moment in awe of a flame, the moment right after you’ve taken a hot sip of coffee in the mountains, or your kid’s face when they bite into a delicious s’more.

outdoor camping equipment

SPIRIT OF 1876

With the goal of making it easy for families to get outside and experience the beauty of Colorado, Spirit of 1876 is ready to outfit you for whatever adventures you choose. Offering a wide variety of brands and products to help you enjoy the great outdoors, they are helping to restore the environment through tree planting!

flower bouquet

COLOUR REPUBLIC

Give someone a pop of color for those cold winter days with a hand-tied bouquet of flowers. After all, sustainably farmed flowers that can bring joy to the snowiest of days! Find their beautiful bouquets near you. And be sure to keep an eye out for select bouquets that plant trees. So far, they have already planted over 200,000 trees!

outdoor furniture

OUTER

Outer is on a mission to get people outside -- starting in their own backyards! Outer created durable and comfortable outdoor furniture using sustainable materials. They're the only outdoor brand with patented OuterShell® covers built into every cushion.

Men skiing

LONE PINE GEAR

Providing access to high-quality skiing gear, Lone Pine offers a shop and ski repair. In addition to a physical shop in Salt Lake City, Lone Pine offers an online shopping experience. They have already planted over 24,000 trees!

Electric scooter

APOLLO SCOOTER

An environmentally friendly electric scooter that makes it easy and convenient to get around! Created with high safety standards, Apollo scooters are a safe and eco-conscious way to travel around!

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Food & Beverage Gifts

rum

Flor de Caña Rum 

Flor de Caña is a family-owned and sustainably crafted premium aged rum that dates back to 1890. Beyond their Carbon Neutral and Fair Trade certifications, they’ve also committed to planting 1 million trees by 2025!

wine bottle

RABBLE WINE

Rabble Wine is created by grape growers who make high-quality wines. They work with Certified California Sustainable Wine-growing vineyards to create safe and sustainable wines that are environmentally friendly. 

plant based protein drinks

EVOLVE

Made with sustainable ingredients and packaged with sustainable materials, Evolve is constantly working to give back to the environment. After finding solace in the great outdoors, Evolve decided to harness the goodness of nature and package it up into a delicious plant-based protein drink!

plant based energy drink

YACHACK

Committed to protecting the Amazon Rainforest Yachack's beverages provide a natural energy source. In addition to working with over 70 local farmers, Yahcack has pledged to plant over 500,000 trees by 2024. 

haircare

EXPLODING BAKERY

Exploding Bakery was founded by 2 friends who originally opened a small cafe that sold items made with nut flours. Sourcing their ingredients from environmentally friendly brands, Exploding bakery is making a positive impact.

prosecco

BELLISSIMA 

The brand, started by super model Christie Brinkley, is committed to creating and preserving beauty in the natural world. Their exclusive line of Prosecco and sparkling wines are made with organic grapes and is certified vegan.

Let's end 2022 on a  sustainable note and be conscious about our gifting. Focus on quality over quantity, sustainable materials, and items that give back for a positive social and environmental impact. Looking for one last quick item to check-out with? Why not give the gift that keeps giving and gift a tree for friends and family!

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  • Reforest lands damaged by record-setting fires
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  • This holiday season, we’re planting trees in areas around the world that have been severely affected by forest fires and aren't able to recover a healthy ecosystem on their own. The most common naturally-caused wildfires occur during droughts or dry weather, and under these circumstances, trees and other vegetation are converted to flammable fuel. Human-caused forest fires can be a result of various activities like unregulated slash and burn agriculture, equipment failure or engine sparks, and discarded cigarettes.

    After wildfires, reforestation is essential in areas where the fire intensity burned off available seed supply within the soil, and/or where there are not enough healthy trees still growing and producing new seeds nearby. Reforestation starts once professional assessments have been made to determine where human intervention would be the most ecologically beneficial. Help restore these vital ecosystems by planting a tree. 🌿
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    With so much fire damage, reforestation is essential to catalyze the environmental recovery process. The trees are carefully planted to prevent invasive species from colonizing burn scars and restore quality habitat for native biodiversity. One Tree Planted is connecting with on-the-ground partners to establish viable reforestation projects when the recently affected regions are ready for planting. This fund will contribute to planting projects in British Columbia, Idaho, Ghana, Portugal, and beyond. Let's get to work! 🌲
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