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Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas with Etsy

Making your holiday shopping a little easier with this list of beautiful and thoughtful eco-friendly gift ideas with Etsy.

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Earth Friendly Gifts to Give

If you have some gift giving in mind, consider giving some of these eco friendly and sustainable gifts. We’ve pulled together our favorite items from Etsy, all of which are also handmade by talented makers. The items are beautiful, creative and often personalized suited for just about anyone on your list.

Furthermore, there’s an Etsy Holiday Gift Guide to reference for even more gift giving ideas including this personalised gift guide and this one for all gifts under $30. And we’re sure you’ll also love this round up of 40+ best finds to keep you warm and cozy this Winter. Anything to help get us through the Winter 🙂

Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

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Items you can add some personalization!

Personalized Cutting Board

Practical and personal! A handmade cutting board that you can personalize with engraved words, names or special dates.

Engraved wooden cutting board.

Personalized Leather Journal

I need this! A leather journal where you can choose the size and type of paper inside. Plus you can add initials or names for that added personal touch.

Holding a brown leather journal.

Organic Cotton Handkerchief

Made from 100% organic cotton, this handkerchief has a subtle touch of blue along with a sweet swan design and even comes with a drawstring pouch too!

Cotton handkerchief with swan pictures.

Personalized Ring Holder

This geometric wooden ring holder makes a beautiful ring stand or engagement ring box. Engrave it with a name, an anniversary, engagement or birthday date!

Engraved wooden ring holders.

Personalized Bottle Opener

A great gift for any beer lover, this hand forged wrought iron bottle opener comes in engraved for an extra special gift giving idea.

Six bottle openers placed on a wood tray.

Personalized Leather Mouse Pad

Give the gift of a leather mouse pad that comes in multiple color choices and an option to also add a monogram for that extra special touch.

Overlapped leather mouse pads.

More great earth friendly gift ideas:

Lavender Lemon Bath Bombs

I feel relaxed already just looking at these lavender lemon bath bombs! All are made with minimal ingredients leaving a subtle and light scent for both women and men to enjoy.

Stacked squared bath bombs with "lemon lavender" written on the front.

Chunky Wool Blanket

This completely cozy chunky blanket is made with hand spun natural wool, comes in 4 colors and is perfect for those cold winter nights.

Chunky wool blanket placed on a chair.

Wood Shelf

Love the look of this 5-hook mountain shape wood shelf that can be used to hold jewelry, keys and even face masks!

A wood shelf on the wall holding necklaces.

Macrame Coasters

How lovely are these handmade macrame coasters? The color combinations in a natural cotton cord are so fresh and modern that each one looks like a piece of unique art.

Five macrame coasters.

Utility Apron with Cross Over Straps

We’re including our own items from our earth-friendly Etsy shop, SMCH_Stitched to the list. Made with sustainably made hemp and organic cotton fabric, this utility apron with it’s cross back straps fits a wide range of sizes and body types.

Wearing a striped square neck apron.

Two-Color Tote Bag

This medium sized casual tote bag is made up of sustainable eco-friendly material, has a two-color combination, is fully lined in self fabric and has one inner slit pocket. Lightweight yet durable, perfect to use as a shopping bag.

Two-toned tote bag.


These handmade chopsticks made from maple wood come in 12 styles to choose from and each comes with a unique geometric shape top.

Eights pairs of chopsticks.

BBQ Seasoning Kit

For the ultimate grillmaster, this set of six hand blended BBQ rubs are perfect for any foodie in your life.

BBQ seasoning packaged in tin boxes.

Beeswax Wrap

A pack of 3 reusable, washable and compo-stable food wraps. They help reduce plastic waste and are perfect for covering bowls or wrapping leftover food. For more plastic free food wrap ideas, check out this round up from Sustain My Cooking Habit.

Packaged beeswax wraps.

Organic Soap Set

A gift set of 8 organic soaps that you can personally choose the actual scent from floral, to woodsy or herbs and spices.

Organic soap set in a cardboard box.
Happy Shopping!

We hope you find this gift guide helpful as you continue your holiday shopping. Not only are they perfect gifts for the environmentally conscious, they are beautiful gifts everyone else will also love and appreciate.

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