8 Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

’Tis the season to shop sustainably! This year, consider giving a gift to the environment along with your friends and family. Here are some of our favorite eco-friendly finds available on Rakuten.

Sur la Table Stainless Steel Straws

Have you ever gotten takeout, only to discover the restaurant forgot to put a straw in your bag? Cut down on plastic use and ensure you always have a straw on hand with this stainless steel straw set.

Hydro Flask 32-Ounce Wide-Mouth With Straw Lid

Introduce your friend who’s still using plastic water bottles to their new best friend: Hydro Flask. Cold water stays cold for hours because of its excellent insulation, and, let’s be honest, it’s easier to stay hydrated when you’re sipping from a straw.


Reusable Sandwich Bags

Why spend money on sandwich bags and risk running out at an inconvenient time? Each bag from Grove was made to replace hundreds of single-use plastic bags, which means less plastic in the landfill and more money in your pocket. Plus, they come in fun patterns and prints.

Standard Baggu

Do you really need 30 plastic grocery bags under your sink? Just one of these Baggus can hold up to 50 pounds of groceries, so it won’t break as you’re walking to your front door.

Seashell Monarch Butterfly iPhone 13 Pro Case

These phone cases from Pela do exactly what a phone case should: protect your phone. They’re made from flax straw, so they’re both sustainable and stylish.

The ’90s Cheeky Jean

The only feeling better than finding the perfect pair of jeans is knowing it comes from a sustainable brand. Everlane’s denim factory partner produces its denim using renewable energy, helping to reduce CO2 emissions. 

The Bow Flat

Looking at these stylish flats, you would never know they were spun from recycled plastic bottles. You’re literally walking with shoes that reduce your carbon footprint — subtle, we know.

Allpa 28-Liter Del Dia Travel Pack

Part of Cotopaxi’s (Re)Purpose collection, these Del Dia travel packs are made from high-quality fabric left over from other companies. Each pack is colorful and versatile, and cuts down on waste.


Shop green and get some green back! All these merchants offer Cash Back on Rakuten, so you can do some good for the environment and your wallet. Win-win!

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