If you need help narrowing down a holiday present for a jetsetter, why not consider something that’s sustainable and eco-friendly? Not only will you and your gift recipient feel good about your pick, our planet will appreciate the thoughtful gesture, too. So here, 12 sustainable and eco-conscious products (all alphabetically listed) that make terrific gifts for the globetrotter in your life.
Allbirds Women’s Wool Runner Mizzles, $114
People who own Allbirds agree that the New Zealand-born brand makes the world’s best travel shoe. The signature low-density foam provides a nearly featherweight feel, while the breathable wool uppers regulate feel temperature while wicking away moisture. They’re also machine-washable, and can be worn sockless. Most importantly, Allbirds is well on track to reducing its carbon footprint to almost zero by 2030.
Cadence Build Your 6 Bundle, $76
These endlessly versatile capsules—which happen to be dishwasher-safe and made from recycled, ocean-bound plastic—makes stashing all of your travel essentials, from supplements to hair conditioner, a no-brainer. Customize your honeycomb with your favorite products and never worry about losing the lids—which have custom labels for organization—thanks to the handy built-in magnets.
Evolvetogether Travel Coconut Powder Face Wash, $42
There’s lots to love about this face wash. Made with natural, but potent ingredients such as coconut shells, tapioca starch, and magnesium carbonate, it leaves all skintypes feeling squeaky clean yet comfortable. Also, the powder formula uses two times less water than liquid versions, and the packaging is dissolvable in water so it’s “gone today, not tomorrow,” as the brand mantra goes.
Girlfriend Collective Falcon Everyone Full-Zip Fleece, $60
This relaxed fleece jacket from Girlfriend Collective checks off all the boxes. It’s incredibly plush and cozy, like wrapping yourself in a big hug. The neutral taupe shade flatters all skintones, along with complementing every outfit imaginable. The fleece and ripstop are made with 100% recycled plastic bottles, and when you’re done with wearing the fleece send it back to the company so it can recycle it again with their ReGirlfriend program.
House of Marley Redemption ANC 2 True Wireless Earbuds, $169.99
Featuring eco-friendly materials such as bamboo, regrind natural wood composite, and regrind silicone, these sustainable wireless earbuds also boast a six-hour battery life and charging case good for up to three additional charges, superior detailed sound, and daylong comfort thanks to the ergonomic fit and soft gel ear tips. They’re sweatproof and water-resistant to boot.
Lo & Sons Upcycled Laptop Sleeve, $80
Instead of discarding 200 returned bags from customers and letting them languish in landfills, Lo & Sons teamed up with Portland’s Looptworks and give them a new lease on life through upcycling. The result is a limited-edition run of just 154 laptop sleeves that are equally functional and stylish. They’re also one-of-a-kind, made by hand, and numbered so you know which one you own.
Manduka Cotton Blanket, $50
While these oversized blankets made with 100% Peruvian recycled cotton were intended to support your yoga practice—whether you like to elevate your hips when seated, or drape them over your torso during Savasana—their rustic woven pattern make them a pretty accessory for the home as well. On top of that, they’re durable, resistant to pilling, and can be easily cleaned in your washing machine.
Monos Hybrid Trunk, $445
Earlier this month, Monos announced the expansion of its best-selling Hybrid luggage collection to include pieces designed for longer journeys. And this stylish new trunk, whose striking silhouette takes inspiraton from vintage versions, marries the best qualities of aluminum and polycarbonate suitcases and sports smart details like a zipperless frame secured by TSA-approved locks. In addition, Monos is the first luggage brand to be Climate Neutral Certified and part of 1% for the Planet.
Pact Gender Neutral Sweatpant, $46
While sweatpants are wardrobe staples for most of us, many sadly use cheap fabrics, harsh dyes, and unethical labor. Enter Pact, the visionary company that’s made a name for itself by championing sustainability, organic cotton, and fair trade practices. But wait: it gets even better with these these newly-launched sweatpants, which are thoughtfully gender-neutral so everyone can feel good about wearing them while protecting the planet at the same time.
Superzero Relief Body Balm Bar, $57
To help alleviate travel-related body aches and muscle pains, consider gifting this fun launch from Superzero. Formulated with stimulating and nourishing natural ingredients (think eucalyptus, menthol, and jojoba oil, this solid sphere easily glides over the skin and melts right in for soothing relief and moisture. Plus, the chic bamboo container makes bringing it on trips a breeze.
Tofers Hampton Loafer, $212
Founded by Tom Tofield, Tofers proves you don’t have to sacfifice style to be sustainable. These handsome men’s shoes made in Portugal draw inspiration from the classic smoking slipper without the hefty price tag. They’re made with eco-friendly materials, are super flexible—no worry about breaking them in—and boast unmatched versatility. Feel comfortable and put together whenever you slip these on, from running errands to hitting up a black-tie event.
W&P Porter Utensil Set, $15
Stick a fork in single-use plastics with this smart set by W&P, the company renowned for its sustinable kitchen essentials. In the lightweight silicon case, you’ll discover a stainless steel fork, knife, and spoon—all of which sport a sleek and compact silhouette, and are dishwasher safe. Pack this set on all of your trips, so you don’t have to ever worry about getting stuck with flimsy and wasteful plastic utensils again.