Giving Thanks with Green Gifts

November 18, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving, New Jersey!

As we give thanks to all of our friends and family, we’re also taking the time to give thanks (and back) to the environment. This week’s blog is for the conscientious early birds looking to get their holiday shopping done this weekend or on Cyber Monday, but with an environmental twist. 

We curated a list of some of our favorite eco-friendly and sustainable products to help you spread the cheer for a “greener” holiday season. 


Socks That Plant Trees | $15 | https://www.uncommongoods.com 

Each pair of socks purchased gives back $1 (enough to plant ten trees) to Trees for the Future, a non-profit focused on reforestation and helping communities across sub-Saharan Africa.

Stasher | Various $ | https://www.stasherbag.com/ 

Stasher sells reusable and resealable silicone storage bags and bowls that eliminate single-use plastic.

Ethique | Various $ | https://ethique.com/ 

Ethique offers affordable plastic-free, solid bars in the haircare, skincare, and body care categories. Their office is powered by 100% renewable energy and is climate positive, offsetting 120% of their carbon emissions.

Bluapple | Various $ | https://thebluapple.com/ 

Bluapple sells products that help absorb ethylene gas, control humidity levels, and cushions produce in an effort to help reduce food waste by keeping produce fresh up to 2 to 3 times longer!

Grove Collective | Various $$ | https://www.grove.co/ 

Grove Collective is a subscription service of nontoxic, effective, sustainable, and cruelty-free products ranging from home essentials, and cleaning products, to personal care and pet items. They are currently plastic-neutral with plans to be 100% plastic-free by 2025.

Esker Plantable Candle | $85 | https://standarddose.com

This adorable candle, inspired by Japanese bathing, comes in a ceramic container that you can use as a plantar after burning. The packaging is also plastic-free and recyclable. 

Allbirds | Various $$ | https://www.allbirds.com/ 

Allbirds is committed to reducing its carbon footprint by half by 2025 with plans to go near zero by 2030. They also practice regenerative agriculture and use renewable materials in all their footwear!

Always Pan | $145 | https://fromourplace.com 

This viral cult fave is a one-stop-pot designed to replace a full set of traditional cookware. It’s also nontoxic and nonstick, with a ceramic coating over aluminum that heats quickly and evenly, using less energy. 

Lomi Composter | $499 | https://pela.earth 

Loomi is a countertop automatic composter that instantly turns your food waste into dirt you can use, making composting seamless and easy thanks to the push of a button. 

Almond Cow Starter Set | $325 | https://almondcow.co 

Almond Cow is a homemade nut milk maker that uses low energy, zero waste, and is plastic-free. 

We definitely wouldn’t mind receiving any of these gifts from Santa. Happy shopping!