Environmentally friendly, go green and eco-friendly are phrases that have been trending over the past few months and rightly so! For too long we as holidaymakers have ignored our impact on the local environment. Now as a parent, we need to leave a positive lasting legacy for our children and we should start now and this is one way we can be eco-friendly.
Hopefully, starting with these 12 superb environmentally friendly travel gifts ideas, we can fight climate change and make a difference! #GoGreen
Zero Waste Deodorant
Primal Pit Paste makes a natural deodorant that contains all-natural ingredients. It’s paraben-free, toxin-free and chemical-free. It also comes in a glass jar so there’s no plastic pollution hanging around for years to come.
These Zero Waste Deodorants by Primal Pit Paste come in a range of different scents. Lavender, coconut lime, jasmine, lemongrass, orange vanilla, patchouli and unscented.
You have plenty of choices to satisfy your personal preferences!
Reusable Makeup Remover Pads
What I love about this product is that the manufacturer Green Estate will plant a tree for every product purchased. For that fact alone we should buy their reusable makeup remover pads.
These 14 reusable microfiber makeup removal pads are the equivalent of thousands of disposable single-use makeup wipes, pads, or cotton balls. Also, you do not need expensive makeup remover, just wet and wipe away!
Additionally, it is packaged in a compostable paper box to keep single-use plastic out of our landfills and oceans.
Cork Makeup Bag
This geometrically designed cork makeup pouch is not only eco-friendly. sustainable and all-natural… It looks so cool!
The Cork Makeup Bag is made from high-quality cork fabric. It has an inner fabric liner and is designed with durability.
This bag could also be used as a ‘bag in a bag’ kind of situation or even as a clutch!
Scented Candles Gift Set
This gift set of scented candles comes in uniquely textured handmade unchained cracked mosaic glass holders. The set includes 4 different perfumes: Rose, Lavender, Lemon, and Vanilla.
Made with 100% natural soy wax, evenly burning and produce no black smoke, healthier, harmless to human body and environment. They are long-lasting and burn between 25-30 hours, so expect a lot of aromatherapy, creating mood enhancing atmospheres, relief and relaxation for you and guests.
Once the candle wax is all used, you can also re-use the glass holders as new tealights or store some of your favorite items like accessories instead of throwing them away.
I love this product because is useful, pretty and the best part is that it helps reduce plastic consumption. The set is absolutely beautiful with a reusable bamboo Eco-friendly travel mug, strong & durable bamboo straws and a wood portable straw case with 2 reusable stainless steel, cleaning brush & 2 Silicone Tips!!
They all come with an easy to use a cotton carry bag. This gift box from Bluelosophy is both environmentally friendly and a great gift to give some on valentine’s day.
Body and Hair Beauty Set
Ethique is the world’s first zero-waste and most sustainable lifestyle beauty brand. They use biodegradable ingredients and compostable packaging so all their solid bars leave no trace (except the luscious skin and hair it leaves behind, of course!). Their products are super concentrated so by switching to beauty bars, you’re saving plastic bottles going to landfill.
The Body Sampler contains five samples; Créme Bodywash Bar, Lime and Ginger Body Polish, Pumice Teatree & Spearmint Bodywash, Botanica Deodorant, Sweet Orange & Vanilla Butter Block. While the Hair Sampler contains Frizz Wrangler, Heali Kiwi, Saint Clements, The Guardian and Wonderbar
It’s a great way to discover your favorites and find your perfect bar!
Organic Lip Balm
The problem with conventional lip balms is that most of them contain ingredients that actually dry your lips out. And many balms only last for a few minutes before you have to come back for more. Beauty by Earth’s organic beeswax lip balms provides long-lasting protection without relying on petroleum, soy, or other fillers.
This moisture packed box of balms is great for everyone because they are not glossy or sticky. Every pack of honey and vanilla lip balm comes carefully packed in attractive and sustainably sourced packaging, so when it arrives at your front door it’s gift ready as the perfect present.
Bamboo Handle Razor
Did you know conventional plastic razors are practically impossible to recycle and end up in our landfills and oceans?
With the Bambaw double-edged safety razors, they are pretty much guaranteed to last a lifetime. Made from high-quality materials, a 100% bamboo handle and stainless-steel parts, the razor is incredibly strong and durable!
Once you have the safety razor, all you need to buy are the blades. You simply can’t get any better value for money in the long run!
Full Body Cleanser
Go green with this daily full-body cleanser is for all types of skin. It leaves your skin feeling silky smooth, soft, and clean! Their ingredients are plant-based, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, free of harsh chemicals, and child & pet safe.
Their formulas safely break down within a month, the bottles are #1 PETE and single-stream accepted, and the refill pouches save more than 90% in plastic, water, and energy.
For every purchase, they make a donation to local children and families in need! Their guarantee that if you don’t love it, contact them directly for a full refund (no questions asked)
Eco-friendly Slim Cork Wallet
Made of 100% cork, this wallet is twice as light as a regular leather wallet. Its simple design includes two bill compartments, six card slots, and one coin pocket! Additionally, it is soft to touch, flexible, durable, non-slip, and non-toxic!
The wallet is also processed by a special RFID block material keeping your information secure from RFID equipment!
Get the wallet with a gift box that makes it look elegant and perfect present to colleagues, friends and loved ones!
Eco-friendly Business Card Holder
If the wallet wasn’t to your liking check out the eco-friendly Business Card Holder from Boshiho. Also made from 100% cork, the design is slim and easy to use making the cards slide right out. It can hold 10 to 15 depending on the thickness fo cards. You can store business cards, credit card or gift cards!
Multifunctional Docking Station and Organizer
Now, this may not look like a gift you would give someone who travels a lot but it is actually one of the best gifts you can give and here’s why!
Teslyar’s wood docking station is easy to assemble and eco-friendly. Made of solid ash-tree its’surface is smoothly polished and covered with durable finishing. The station is compatible with all kinds of smartphones. The stand also has compartments for wallets, documents, glasses, watches, fitness trackers, bracelets, keys, stationary, etc.
Go-Green and Fight Climate Change
In 2018 there were a record 1.4 billion international tourist arrivals, according to the World Tourism Organization. As an individual, we may not make a difference but as collective we can change fight climate change and be more environmentally friendly!
You and I together can leave a world for our children to appreciate starting with these 14 Superb Environmentally Friendly Travel Gifts ideas!
P.S – Another way you can fight climate change is to buy this t-shirt that I have inspired to create that will hopefully make people aware of their contribution to climate change
All the proceeds from the sale of What’s Your Carbon Footprint collection (apparel and accessories) will be donated to Earthjustice. They are the premier non-profit public interest environmental law organization.
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