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Bamboo Utensil with Metal Straws (Set of 2)
Bring your own utensils to avoid using single-use plastic utensils in all locations (airports, airplane, hotel room or eating out). Keep them in your purse or backpack. A full utensil set, it comes with two metal straws and a cleaner brush, all in a stylish sack. As light as a feather and compact, I’ve noticed these are catching on around the world. Join the crowd!
Bamboo Toothbrushes (Set of 4)
Go zero waste and ditch the plastic! Try these lovely, biodegradable, durable, and rapidly renewable bamboo toothbrushes. Very eco-friendly, these have BPA free soft bristles. Buy the whole set for yourself for your travels and every day use (like I do), or share them with your family. They’ll love them. Try their floss picks, too! Isshah Amazon Store
BeFree 1L Water Bottle and Filter
Another zero waste option to cut out bottled water and single-use plastic cups – your own, reusable water bottle for on the go! No more carrying a bulky water bottle. What makes this one great, especially for travel, is it is light weight and collapsible fitting in those tight baggage spaces. BPA free with a built-in water filter, it’s the perfect option for traveling abroad and camping. It hasn’t me down. You can also buy more filters!
Solid Shampoo & Conditioner Bars
Equivalent to 3 bottles of shampoo and 5 bottles of conditioner, these are made only from vegan, sustainably-sourced compostable ingredients and packaging promoting zero waste. A pair of these are surely to last many travels and help you bypass the liquids security check, saving you time in the airport for sure. Ethique Amazon Store
Reusable Collapsible Bag (Set of 4)
Reduce plastic waste by avoiding single-use plastic bags with these fantastic, feather weight, compact, collapsible bags. They have a Carabiner Clip for easy attachment makes this little bag a perfect gift for anyone! You can never have enough bags when you’re traveling. You never know when you need one for local farmer’s market or as an extra carry-on bag for gifts from your trip? Get the set of four and keep one for yourself.
Say, “no more” to plastic bottled water and make this lovely product something you don’t leave the house without. Klean Kanteen has this great stainless steel water bottle that is 100% BPA and plastic-free, leak proof, and made of silicone construction for hot and cold drinks. Get one for every family member!
Portable Wash Bag
I love this bag! It makes hand wash small clothing items or delicates in your hotel room, while saving water from hotel laundry services, extremely quick and easy. Perfect for those traveling on a budget, or use it for camping, too! Compact and lightweight, it hardly takes away space from clothes in your luggage or backpack. I highly recommend it!
5 Minute Shower Bathroom Timer
Saving water in the shower couldn’t be easier with the 5-minute shower timer. Simply stick on the shower wall. See how fast you can take a shower and save water at home. Makes a nice little stocking stuff this holiday season.
High-Pressure Rain/Handheld Hand Shower
Luxurious showers without wasting water! AquaSpa’s hand held shower head is WaterSense certified to give more while using 20% less water. With an extra-long 6′ stainless steel hose, and ON/OFF switch, this beautiful chrome-finish shower head will upgrade any bathroom instantly. A great gift for anyone!
Portable Solar Power Bank
How convenient is it to not have to look for a power strip or outlet while you travel? Not to mention using clean energy? This baby lets you charge whenever you need. I’ve used this on off-the beaten path travel. Very handy! The charger is portable, compatible with multiple smartphone and tablet devices, and shock, splash and dust proof! Plus it has a flashlight. You won’t let your fellow traveler friends down with this purchase.
Duane Hybrid Briefcase Backpack
Cruise on to the plane with an eco-friendly bag that is bound to meet most airline personal item size restrictions, if not all. Perfect for him or her on your gift list, this bag has dual functionality as a briefcase and backpack with hideaway padded backpack straps and removable shoulder strap; padded 15” laptop compartment; internal organizational pockets; and two outside pockets. Made with discarded plastic water bottles, Solo NY transformed it into lightweight, recycled PET polyester yarn in a process that uses 50% less energy, 20% less water an 60% less air pollution. Available in different styles. Solo NY Amazon Store
United By Blue
55L Carry-On Duffle
Hip, stylish and eco-friendly, this carry-on bag will surely please the travel guy on your gift list. The duffle has a padded, removable shoulder strap; front slant pockets; back slide pocket; padded handle closure; exterior side handle; and interior compartments on side pockets. Made from 100% recycled 600D polyester with DWR finish, 100% recycled 200D polyester lining, and recycled nylon webbing straps and mesh padding, he can brag on this bag.
I have to say, as an avid carry-on only traveler, this carry-on caught my eye! Accepted by all airlines with TSA-approved locks, a 10 year warranty, a USB charging port; and a built-in six shelf closet system that packs for 3 to 6 days, what more could anyone want for easy travel? But wait, there’s more! Solgaard made this bag with five pounds of recycled ocean plastics. How cool is that?
"100 Days of Real Food On a Budget"
Reduce food waste with meal planning, eat organic, and save money with the popular, “100 Days of Real Food: On a Budget: Simple Tips and Tasty Recipes to Help You Cut Out Processed Food Without Breaking the Bank”, by Lisa Leake and part of the “100 Days of Real Food”. Available in Kindle or hardcover. Buy for your cooking buddy and share delicious meals.
1.3 Gallon Recycled Stainless Steel Compost Bin
Stylish for your kitchen and eco-friendly, this popular countertop food composter will reduce your food waste going to the landfill by holding your food until transferred to the compost or outdoor recycling bin. It comes with a charcoal filter that absorbs odors for 4 to 6 months. Makes a great addition to any kitchen.
mountain valley seed company
16 Assorted Fruit Seeds & Vegetable Seeds Variety
Indoor and outdoor garden with Mountain Valley Seed Company’s organic and non-GMO seeds. Product of the USA. Teach your children how to grow organically and reap the rewards with fresh, organic food for your family’s health.
Indoor gardening at its finest! The Harvest Elite allows you to grow up to 6 different herbs, veggies or flower varieties all year long – no sun, no soil and no green thumb required. It has easy, automatic reminders for water & plant food and uses LED lighting, which is energy efficient, too! This is an ideal gift for anyone wanting to start gardening or do indoor gardening. Let it grow!
Hoodie 33 - Mehndi Rust
What guy wouldn’t love this comfy, warm, and sustainable hoodie? Handcrafted by artisans in Pakistan, this Fair Trade, hand-stitched hoodie is made of soft, upcycled cotton blend fleece. Unique stitch design, reinforced, and double bound seams ensure durability. Universal in its fit. MadeTrade shipping is also 100% carbon offset.
Electric Corded Trimmer 13"
The highly rated electric cord trimmer with powerful 4 amp motor to tackle the tough weeds while not using fossil fuels or causing air pollution. It comes with a telescoping handle, light weight construction and a 3 year warranty. At under $30, it’s a great deal. I use this for my yard work!
Corded Electric Lawn Mower 16"
Another great way to reduce air pollution and dependency on fossil fuels, Greenworks offers another highly rated piece of lawn equipment in this 16″ electric lawn mower powerful enough to cut through tough grass. It comes with 10 amp electric motor, 5 position height adjustment, and rear bag. It’s also quiet to reduce noise pollution. The birds will thank you.
Drip Irrigation Repair and Expansion Kit
Convenient and portable, the water-conscious home gardener will really appreciate this kit. It provides everything needed to install a water-saving drip system up to 75 square feet in the lawn or garden. The handy pail neatly holds all parts for easy access. Rain Bird’s patented Emitter Installation/Removal Tool makes it easy to work with emitters and 1/4″ fittings. It also includes a trouble-shooting guide with tips! *Price depends on the provider.
50 Ft Soaker Hose
Not just a water saver, but a time saver, too! This premium, heavy duty hose is perfect for your flower beds and seedlings. Heavy duty that lays flat, it produces a high water output without wasting outdoor water.
Upcycled DIY Rain Barrel Kit
Take the outdoor water savings to a higher level with this easy-to-use, rainwater capture barrel. This 58 gallon barrel is made of food grade, reused plastic, and comes with a brass spigot, overflow valve, and downspout adapter. Easy set up! This gift saves money on the summer water bill.
MA-40-W V2.0 Air Purifier, H13 HEPA
Higher rated than True HEPA, this H13 HEPA air purifier removes 99.9% particles at .1 micron level. Cleans 1,600 sq ft rooms in one hour, 840 sq ft in 30 minutes, and 420 sq ft in 15 minutes – great for homes and apartments. Has a quiet Sleep Mode and is ETL and Energy Star certified, which helps save energy and money when running consistently. USA registered Lifetime Warranty. Very cost effective for the indoor air quality it delivers. Can even purchase as a 2-pack.
633DC Energy Smart, Circulator Fan
SUPER quiet, this small fan does an amazing job circulating cool or warm air with vortex action, which can allow you to lower your HVAC system use and your energy bill. It has variable speed control as well. Although it’s not Energy Smart certified, Vornado prides itself on making energy efficient products. Backed by a 10-year hassle-free promise. I have this fan and LOVE it!
1.5L Double Wall Stainless Steel Electric Tea Kettle
Simple and efficient, and uses less energy than a stove top kettle, this 100% stainless steel, electric tea kettle gets your mornings going! BPA free for your health, its cordless with overheating protection and auto shut-off. Perfect for families or the college student.
32" Class LED HD Smart webOS TV
Top rated, energy efficient 32″ LED TV that saves energy. Perfect for smaller rooms, apartments or a dorm room. A quad-core processor ensures reproduction of quality images, action and color, while built-in Wi-Fi technology facilitates streaming of online content. Comes with a remote control for wireless operation and has HDMI, USB and VGA ports for convenient connectivity.
ecobee4 Smart Thermostat w/ Built-In Alexa
The ecobee4 Smart Thermostat can save you up to 23% annually on heating or cooling costs, plus ecobee pays for itself in under 2 years! Easy to install yourself, it comes with built-in Alexa and room sensor you can control from anywhere using your smartphone. Get Alexa to play your favorite songs to boot. How easy and fun is that to save money?
Fat Tire Portable & Folding Electric Bike
Ditch the car and hop on an e-bike! Clean air transportation perfect for local commuters and students. No more dealing with gas prices, the e-bike is gaining speed in popularity with those who want to reduce air pollution but not keen on riding a bike. This e-bike folds up making it perfect for storing in small spaces. It also features both peddles and a throttle mode. Finally, transportation parents can get their high school or college student with no expensive car budget needed! Get 8% off with Code EC8.