25 Green Gift Ideas: Not Just For Christmas

by BootsnAll on November 23, 2011

by BootsnAll | November 23rd, 2011  

Having a hard time looking for the perfect eco-friendly gift for the special environmentalist in your life? Look no further. In this list you will find 25 gift ideas that are all eco-friendly. Everything on the list is either made out of environmentally friendly products or designed to reduce your impact on the environment. There is sure to be something for everyone on this list.

Actual Green Stuff

Arbor Day Tree Growing Kits

A little tree growing kit that any eco friendly person is sure to enjoy. This is one of those great gifts for when you don’t know what to buy.

Organic Tomato Garden

This is the gift that keeps on going. Give the gift of tomatoes! This is a cool gift idea that lets you grow your own tomatoes. These come in a variety of plants and vegetables.

Eco-Friendly Clothing

Aventura Women’s Schaffer Hoodie

A super comfy hoodie that is made of organic cotton. You can’t beat a comfy hoodie thats also eco friendly.

100% Organic Cotton Make Love Not Landfill T Shirt Black

Promote eco awareness with this cool t-shirt. The t-shirt looks like a retro band tee and reads, Make love, not Landfills.

Havassy PIPE Eco Friendly Limited Edition Beach Sandals

These are some super cool looking flip flops that are also eco-friendly. These limited edition eco friendly flip flops also come in a variety of other prints.

Reusable Shopping Bags

Reusable Grocery Tote Bag 6 Pack Combo

A set of reusable bags for grocery shopping or anything else that involves a bag! These are great to keep in car or garage for a plethora of unexpected uses.

Bungalow360 Isabella Sea Turtles Vegan Canvas Pocket Bag

A nice recycled purse/bag for the ladies. Promote eco awareness with this stylish eco friendly purse.

Green Bay Packers Reusable Grocery Shopping Bags

Who says reusable bags have to be boring? Here are some bags commemorating the Packers’ Super Bowl win (and yes, there are other sports teams available, too). Another cool set of reusable bags for the store, car, garage, or house. The uses are endless.

Green Games & Recreation

Eco Squad Board Game

This game, by the people who make Wiggles, is for ages 8+ and can help teach kids about thinking environmentally in a way that’s playful.

New Bicycle Eco Green Deck Playing Cards Recyclable

A deck of Bicycle playing cards made out of recycled paper. Now the world most famous playing cards just got even better by recycling old paper to create a quality product.

Fair Trade Basketball: Eco-friendly

This is basketball made up recycled rubber. A great gift for any basketball loving child or adult. For the price, this gift idea can’t be beat.

Gaiam Eco Yoga Mat

A cool yoga mat with a peace sign over an image of the planet – what better way to achieve inner peace while doing yoga?

Idbid Waverly Eco-Friendly Starter Kit in Blue

Use this toy and book to teach your children about protecting the environment. A high quality toy that can help you raise a green family.

Staying Green on the Go

Green Earth Technologies 5 Pack Car Care Kit

This kit includes environmentally safe products that you can use to clean your car inside and out. Now you don’t have to worry about washing your car outside.

Eco-nique iPod Video Case

This is a sleek iPod case made with eco-friendly materials. These eco friendly cases come in shapes in sizes to fit all the different versions of iPods and many other MP3 players.

Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Water Bottles

A high quality water bottle that will last you for years to come. These steel water bottles are both tough and eco friendly. They can dramatically reduce your impact on the environment.

Koolkup – Insulated Coffee or Cold Drink Neoprene Wrap

Carry around your own cozy and stop wasting paper and cardboard ones. These are great for parties or those who just love booze a little too much. They are also cheap enough to buy plenty of extra for events like parties and tailgating.

Green Books

The Green Book

A great book to teach you all about living green. This book includes tons of great information on how to live a more green life and reduce your impact on the environment.

Natural Alternatives for You and Your Home: 101 Recipes to Make Eco-Friendly Products

A neat little book that includes tons of great recipes for making your own eco friendly stuff. Find out how you can get your family to start living green.

Eco-Friendly Families

A nice book that can teach you and your family how to live a green life. Another great book to get your family living more eco friendly. You might be surprised how much this book can teach you.

Living Like Ed: A Guide to the Eco-Friendly Life

If you liked the show, you will love this book. This book is filled with advice from Ed from the TV show, Living with Ed.

Go Green! Eco Friendly Recycled Leather Lined Diary / Journal

A professional looking journal that is made out of recycled leather. This is a nice practical gift that anyone could enjoy.

Making an Eco-Friendly Home

Eco Friendly Polar Fleece Blanket

A nice sized fleece blanket that’s super soft and warm. This is anothe rgift that anyone is sure to enjoy. These make for great TV blankets or for those quick mail runs outside in the cold.

Eco Nap Earth Friendly Pet Bed

Now you pet can go green too with this eco-friendly pet bed. This pet bed is made up almost entirely of eco friendly products.

Eco-Friendly Bamboo Picture Frame

A small eco-friendly bamboo picture frame for your desk or nightstand.


Jenny November 24, 2008 at 7:57 pm

** TickleMe Plant – It Moves **
Not too many cool things for kids these days, but my daughter is growing a real plant that MOVES when you Tickle IT! It’s called the TickleMe Plant The leaves instantly close and the branches move when Tickled. It even produces candy cotton like pink flowers!
It’s a must have grow kit. We found it at http://www.ticklemeplant.com you gotta love that video!

Johnny December 10, 2008 at 12:18 pm

On an extreme budget but want to make a difference? Grow a ripple of giving at http://wwww.onebuckfortheplanet.org

All you do is donate $1 to your favorite cause and send an invite to all your friends to do the same.

Give a little to the planet this year too.

Living La Vida Verde December 12, 2009 at 6:13 pm

My husband and I sell these glass reusable water bottles which would make a great gift for anyone trying to break the bottled water habit! They’re chic and 2% of our profits go to the UNICEF Tap Project. http://www.livinglavidaverde.net

lizzy December 16, 2009 at 8:47 pm
Adam December 18, 2009 at 3:09 pm

Love the fair trade basketball and the trading cards. Those might get added to my last second list. For anyone looking to green up their gift card giving, I’ve been using http://www.giftzip.com – cuts the plastic out of giving a gift card from your favorite retailers.

Barbara November 30, 2011 at 9:00 am

Started as a recycling project in Bali, my recycled jewelry is a great holiday gift or for anytime.
Also can contact Lis in Bali about beautiful and practical recycled bags from rice bags and plastic.


Ruth H. April 17, 2012 at 7:07 pm

These are some fantastic ideas! I especially appreciate that you included a link to some reusable shopping bags. I’ve found that they’re handy and practical to use as gift bags–a nice added bonus when you’re trying to “go green.” Thanks for sharing this!

brunch sherbrooke October 11, 2012 at 2:59 am

Your green ideas are really fantastic… Once i attended a green party in in hotel le president in sherbrooke of quebec . its really a wonderful experience for me.


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