12 Eco-Friendly Gifts to Shop for the Holidays

Black Friday is a big deal, but what about Green Friday? Not exactly, but it should be. This is the time of year for gift giving, and while it’s in the spirit of the holiday, the environment is going to feel the effects of our consumption soon enough. Instead, we encourage you to try eco-friendly gift shopping by browsing for sustainable Christmas gifts that your friends and family will love even more because they’re helping the planet. Check out some of our top picks for green gifts.

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Lightweight Synchilla® Snap-T® Fleece Pullover

For those who love to explore the great outdoors, this lightweight pullover is the perfect solution to keeping them warm during all their adventures. Available in men’s, women’s, boys’ and girls’ sizes.

Olek Belt Bag

This belt bag is a handy must-have for the person who is always on the go. It can work as a unisex accessory, which doubles your gifting options.

Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask

This best seller does wonders for your skin 365 days a year, and especially during the winter months when the harsh weather dulls your complexion. And it only takes five to 10 minutes.

Spiced Caramel Soy Candle (Limited Edition), 7 oz.

Candles are one of the easiest gifts to give. You can create the most wonderful atmosphere in anyone’s home, and they’ll think of you every time they light the candle. Plus, you can reuse the empty candle jar, making it the most eco-friendly gifts .

40oz Angel Food Traveler

S’well recently released its biggest reusable bottle yet. At 40 oz., this is a great green gift to give to fitness- and health-motivated friends.

Desert Flower Medium Planter

We all have a plant person in our lives, and this coiled rope planter is a special sustainable gift to have. It was stitched entirely by hand with beautiful color threads incorporated throughout.


eKO® lite yoga mat 4mm

Made with sustainably sourced, all natural rubber, the eKO yoga mat is one of the best eco-friendly gifts to give to your yogi friends.

The Woolly Plaid Shacket

A shacket is a hybrid of a shirt and a jacket. This versatile piece can be worn as a dress, a shirt or a jacket while layered or alone, making it a must-have all year long.

Burton Linden Beanie

Snow season is coming, and whether you’re hitting the slopes or rounding out snowballs for the ultimate attack, you can’t go wrong with a beanie.

Knit Faux Fur Ivy Slipper

Since we’re spending a good chunk of our time at home, gift a pair of fuzzy slippers to a loved one so they can stay cozy.

Brass Link Earrings

For the most stylish individual in your life, these link earrings are the eye-catching statement accessory they have been waiting for.

Pet Qwerks Babble Ball Noise Making Dog Toy

Since we’re spending a good chunk of our time at home, gift a pair of fuzzy slippers to a loved one so they can stay cozy.

Shopping for eco-friendly gifts is easier than you thought, right? There are plenty of ways you can shop with purpose to help all different kinds of organizations, charities and more towards a greater cause. The best part? You can get Cash Back while you create change when you shop with Rakuten. If you’re not yet a member, join for free today and start feeling the joy of Cash Back.

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