No matter the season and reason, we’ve rounded up the best sustainable gifts under $50 that friends and family will love while keeping the budget low for you! These ethical and sustainable goodies will make for unique gifts to show how much you care, as well as paying it forward for people and planet.
Our Top Picks For Gifts Under $50
THE DINERO UPCYCLED LEATHER CHANGE PURSE
Looking for a place to put extra change, jewelry, or headphones? The Dinero has got you covered. Get one for yourself or give a Dinero as a gift with a great story. Made from upcycled plane seat leather from Jazz Aviation.
ORGANIC MUSLIN COTTON COLOR BABY BIBS - 3 PACK
Catch + absorb spills, drool, and burps with these soft cotton muslin bibs. Three snaps allow for an adjustable fit that grows with your little one. Double-layered soft and organic muslin fabric is lightweight but absorbent, to soak up spills, drool, and burps. The baby bibs include 3 different patterns in the same colour scheme.
With plenty of stretch and a durable design, the Steel Grey Elastic Belt is strong enough to handle any kind of activity, including biking, hiking, skiing, golfing, and much more. This gray belt is also exceptionally lightweight and made from recycled materials. Thanks to the grip gel along the inner side of the belt, it stays put with or without belt loops.
This one-of-a-kind makeup pouch is cut and sewn from hand-painted canvas and is a reflection of everyday life in the beautifully chaotic island of Haiti. This makeup pouch is lightweight and flirty, and is available in two fun designs.
Gentle on your skin, and highly absorbent, treat loved ones to the luxurious feel of Takasa’s premium organic cotton washcloths. Soft and plush, the 700 GSM washcloths are made with ultra-low twist for added absorbency and gentle comfort while drying. Ethically made in India, from farm to finished product, the organic cotton washcloths are designed with a simple, clean hem for a natural look and feel.
Made using a special blend of rooibos, candied fruit, cinnamon, almonds, and popcorn, this organic gingerbread house tea is a winter essential. Every sip of this artisan tea supports wildlife conservation efforts to protect endangered West Coast orcas.
Using only the finest premium ingredients this SēN Saffron Bundle is the ultimate facial & body bar for bath and body needs. The soap is made with 100% natural ingredients, using premium Olive oil and ethically sourced Saffron from Herat, Afghanistan. That's it. Premium quality without premium pricing.
4 SPICES: COMPLETE THIRTEEN SPICE COLLECTION
This spice collection is packed with big and bold flavors. This spice collection was developed by the youth team of Thirteen: A Social Enterprise and includes four Spice Mixes, ranging from spicy to mild. These spices provide a taste of Africa and new flavors to incorporate into everyday cooking.
This turquoise beauty features a matte gold chain and a lobster clasp for a secure fit. When the Ena bracelet is worn, know that you are making a difference in the lives of women formerly trafficked in the sex trade.
STERLING SILVER MAJOK STACKABLE BRACELET
This single strand clasp stackable bracelet is perfect for stacking. Each bracelet is made with the famous creme and grey-toned Haitian majok beads, also known as “Job’s Tears.” Majok seeds grow naturally in Haiti and were commonly used by Mother Teresa to make rosaries. They are one of Haiti’s best organic resources. Separated by sterling silver round beads and ended with two stunning semi-precious faceted jasper beads, this handcrafted stackable bracelet is ethically made.
TRAILBLAZER HOODIE - PEPPERONI + PEPPER
Let the kids carve their own path in Nudnik’s Trailblazer Hoodie! Generously sized, this comfy hoodie is engineered for years of wear. Arms can be easily rolled up or down and the oversized pocket makes a perfect place to stash treasures. Made with love and care by Nudnik's partners who are fluent in up-cycling practices, the hoodie comes in a genderless style that is made with the softest organic cotton fabric scraps (fleece) that have been saved from pollution!
Sitti Soap bars are all-natural olive oil soap bars. Each bar is handmade using the traditional cold-press method, passed down from generation to generation of Palestinian women. Sitti Soap source their olive oil from local farms in Jerash, Jordan. The soap bars are friendly to sensitive skin, including those who may suffer from acne or eczema.
These simply stunning teardrop earrings are handcrafted to last, making an impact in Haiti with every wear. The teardrop earrings feature a 14 Karat Gold fish hook earring back with a single natural Haitian majok seed suspending from a delicate gold-filled chain. This minimalist elegance is a must for every ethical jewelry lover.
Windy day? No problema with the El Grande disc. The El Grande Savanna Disc is great on the beach, while camping, at the pool, park, or at home. The El Grande discs are great for kids of all ages and are ethically produced to create smiles, connect people, and foster healthy lifestyles for their Mayan artisans.
* Available for US customers only
Made completely from recycled silver, this ring features a round textured front that is flat in the back to make it more comfortable to wear. Available in a variety of sizes and a perfect piece on its own and layered as part of a stack!
The Aram socks are handknit, luxuriously cozy, Fair Trade, vegan, and 50% of profits support orphanages. Perfect for curling up and letting go. These velvety soft and warm socks are handmade in the Himalayas by happy ladies.
Who says denim is just for pants? Defy expectations in this ethically made cotton scarf in a denim blue and teal ikat print, featuring tassels at the ends. Perfect for yourself or as a gift for loved ones!
For the ultimate everyday jewelry gift, look no further than the Talitha necklace. When the Talitha necklace is worn, know that you are making a difference in the lives of women formerly trafficked in the sex trade.
The world's first eco-friendly cardholder made of ocean plastic! This minimalistic card case is for those focussing on the essentials and offers space for both your cards and notes. For each cardholder made, 0.4 lb of ocean plastic is recycled.
Give the gift of serenity with these pressed floral art yogi pieces. These beautiful illustrations were inspired by yoga poses and have handcrafted hairpieces made from natural pressed flowers. La Villa Goods teamed up with Salvadoran artist Andrea Altamirano and Arte en Flor, to bring these floral art yogi pieces to life.
THIS TOO WILL PASS CALCITE PENDANT
Cone-shaped white calcite is both magical and timeless. White calcite is a symbol of new beginnings, an energy transformer that dissolves the old to make way for the new. An amplifier of energy, calcite helps to cleanse the environment of negative energy.
Nothing says L-O-V-E like a good round of footsie. The Chumma socks are handknit, luxuriously cozy, Fair Trade, vegan, and 50% of profits support orphanages. These velvety soft and warm socks are handmade in the Himalayas by happy ladies.
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