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Eco-Friendly Gifts

  • Sophie the Giraffe | BABY 1 of 25
    Sophie the Giraffe | BABY
    Made from 100 percent natural rubber and food-grade paint, Sophie has been a favorite of teething babies since 1961! She is the perfect, easy-to-grip shape for little ones to explore with their hands, mouth, eyes — and even ears, as she comes with a built-in squeaker.
    Get it from Amazon, $17.06 »
  • Under The Nile Organic Cotton Stuffed Toy Fruit Set | BABY 2 of 25
    Under The Nile Organic Cotton Stuffed Toy Fruit Set | BABY
    Encourage an early love for fruits and veggies with these non-toxic, organic-cotton toys that are safe for babies to chew on. And you’ll also be helping the less fortunate; the toys are made by women in rural communities in Egypt as part of the 13 Villages Project.
    Get it from the Ultimate Green Store, $22.95 »
  • Hanna Andersson Organic Cotton Baby Sleepers | BABY 3 of 25
    Hanna Andersson Organic Cotton Baby Sleepers | BABY
    You’ll love to snuggle your little ones in these comfy, cozy, soft, and silky organic-cotton pajamas. Sizes available from 0 – 24 mos.
    Get it from Hanna Anderson, $26 »
  • Plan Toys Rattle Mobile | BABY 4 of 25
    Plan Toys Rattle Mobile | BABY
    Simple, bold colors hold a baby’s attention without the overstimulation of music and movement. Made from recycled rubberwood and non-toxic paints, the rattles in this mobile can also be removed and used as separate toys!
    Get it from Diapers.com, $54.99 »
  • Naturepedic Organic Crib Mattress | BABY 5 of 25
    Naturepedic Organic Crib Mattress | BABY
    This mattress is filled with 100 percent organic cotton; has a waterproof surface containing no vinyl, PVC, phthalates, or lead; and is fire-proof without using potentially harmful fire-retardent chemicals. In other words, this is a great green choice for your baby’s crib!
    Get it from The Soft Landing, $259 »
  • Melissa 6 of 25
    Melissa
    Basic, chunky hardwood vehicles made with non-toxic paints are perfect for little hands to grasp and roll for early pretend play.
    Get it form Melissa & Doug, $19.99 »
  • Haba Fit Together Blocks | TODDLER 7 of 25
    Haba Fit Together Blocks | TODDLER
    These colorful blocks are made of solid beech wood and non-toxic, solvent-free dyes — sure to please your tiny tree hugger (and mom, too).
    Get it from Hazelnut Kids, $70 »
  • Educo Gourmet Chef Kitchen | TODDLER 8 of 25
    Educo Gourmet Chef Kitchen | TODDLER
    This gender-neutral play kitchen features realistic details, including a see-through oven window, big orange knobs to turn the (fake) burners "on" or "off," and a sink for washing dishes. This is one toy your budding chef will hold on to!
    Get it from Moolka, $129.99 »
  • Seedling Wooden People Family | KIDS 4-8 9 of 25
    Seedling Wooden People Family | KIDS 4-8
    This kit comes with plain wooden dolls, felt, fabric, glue, and thread so your child can create their own unique doll family — perhaps inspired by real-life family and friends!
    Get it from Amazon, $33.99 »
  • Melissa 10 of 25
    Melissa
    This double-sided wooden easel comes with everything kids need to set up their masterpiece-making station: a chalkboard, dry erase board, locking paper holder, child-safe paper cutter, and plastic trays on each side to hold art supplies. You just may end up with a mini-Picasso on your hands (and a whole lot less room on your fridge).
    Get it from Melissa & Doug, $79.99 »
  • Green Dollhouse from Play Toys | KIDS 4-8 11 of 25
    Green Dollhouse from Play Toys | KIDS 4-8
    A fun way to introduce recycling and energy-saving to kids, this dollhouse comes with a wind turbine, a solar cell panel, a rain barrel for collecting rain, an eco-friendly facade for controlling the temperature of the house, and even an adorable little set of recycle bins.
    Get it from Oompa, $215.99 »
  • 14K Gold Kids earrings | KIDS 8-12 12 of 25
    14K Gold Kids earrings | KIDS 8-12
    Made from 100 percent recycled 14-karat gold with fair trade-certified gemstones, these darling earrings will look so sweet on your fashionable little environmentalist.
    Get it from Rebekah Green, $45 »
  • Power House Experiment Kit | KIDS 8-12 13 of 25
    Power House Experiment Kit | KIDS 8-12
    The Power House Kit teaches kids about alternative energy sources by allowing them to build a model house and conduct experiments involving solar panels, windmills, greenhouses, and more! It also includes a comprehensive experiment manual with instructions, scientific explanations, and energy-saving tips.
    Get it from Arbor Scientific, $99 »
  • Refurbished iPod Nano | KIDS 8-12 14 of 25
    Refurbished iPod Nano | KIDS 8-12
    Buying a refurbished iPod means that no new material was used to make the iPod and the original product was kept out of landfills. Bonus: they’re also cheaper than buying brand-new iPods and come with a one-year warranty.
    Get it from Apple, $109 »
  • Scarlet-Turquoise Multi-strand Necklace | MOM 15 of 25
    Scarlet-Turquoise Multi-strand Necklace | MOM
    Any mother would be proud to wear a necklace handmade by women from The Starfish Project, which provides support, hope, and a source of income for women rescued from exploitation in Asia.
    Get it from The Starfish Project, $44.99 »
  • Fair Trade Chocolate Gift Basket | MOM 16 of 25
    Fair Trade Chocolate Gift Basket | MOM
    A chocolate lover’s dream, complete with flavored body scrub, body lotion, lip balm, and an organic dark chocolate bar — all wrapped in a recycled paper box.
    Get it from Spirit Beauty Lounge, $49.99 »
  • Patagonia Organic Cotton Bootcut Jeans | MOM 17 of 25
    Patagonia Organic Cotton Bootcut Jeans | MOM
    Green mamas will love these classic five-pocket jeans made with organic cotton from a company that is committed to environmental stewardship.
    Get them from Patagonia, $79 »
  • Hemptress Mona Satchel Hemp Bag | MOM 18 of 25
    Hemptress Mona Satchel Hemp Bag | MOM
    This Hemptress bag is made of (you guessed it) hemp, the strongest natural fiber in the world. Plus, it’s made with low-impact dyes, outfitted with zippers made from recycled material, and trimmed with repurposed recycled leather.
    Get it from The Ultimate Green Store, $189 »
  • Recycled Bike Tire Belt | DAD 19 of 25
    Recycled Bike Tire Belt | DAD
    This upcycled belt is made from two bicycle tires stitched together (how cool is that?) with contrast stitching for a designer look any modern dad will love.
    Get it from BTC Elements, $38 »
  • Organic Flannel Mens Pajamas | DAD 20 of 25
    Organic Flannel Mens Pajamas | DAD
    Eco-conscious dads can catch their Zs in these extra-soft flannel pajamas, made from 100 percent organic, fair-trade cotton.
    Get it from the Ultimate Green Store, $80 »
  • Patagonia Mens R2 Fleece Jacket | DAD 21 of 25
    Patagonia Mens R2 Fleece Jacket | DAD
    This jacket is made out of recycled polyester fibers from used soda bottles and worn-out garments. And when Dad gets his use out of it, the jacket is also recyclable through Patagonia’s Common Threads Initiative.
    Get it from Patagonia, $149 »
  • Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Water Bottle | GRANDPARENTS 22 of 25
    Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Water Bottle | GRANDPARENTS
    Klean Kanteen bottles are made from high-quality stainless steel that's totally free of BPA and other toxins, so grandpa can stay hydrated during his morning walks without worrying about chemicals leaching into his water.
    Get it at Klean Kanteen, $19.95 »
  • Dream Collection Organic Cotton Sheets from Magnolia Organics | GRANDPARENTS 23 of 25
    Dream Collection Organic Cotton Sheets from Magnolia Organics | GRANDPARENTS
    Grandma and Grandpa will sleep easy on these fair-trade, organic-cotton sheets. As an extra bonus, they come in a compostable plastic bag that doubles as a tote bag — a handy green alternative to typical throwaway packaging.
    Get them at Magnolia Organics, $54.99 »
  • Organic-Cotton Terry White Velour Robe | GRANDPARENTS 24 of 25
    Organic-Cotton Terry White Velour Robe | GRANDPARENTS
    This thick, plush robe is made from certified fair-trade organic cotton that will get softer and softer with each washing — perfect for a lazy morning hanging with the grandkids.
    Get it from the Ultimate Green Store, $120 »
  • Recycled Wine Cork Doormat | GRANDPARENTS 25 of 25
    Recycled Wine Cork Doormat | GRANDPARENTS
    Talk about turning one man’s trash into another man’s treasure! This doormat makes a beautiful, unique statement at the front door.
    Get it from Etsy, $120 »
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