32 Zero Waste Gift Ideas

10 November 2019 Shares

Home Reuse 32 Zero Waste Gift Ideas

By Recycling.com/ 10 November 2019 Shares

32 Zero Waste Gift Ideas

Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Gifts for Christmas


#1 | EcoTribe Premium Reusabe Straws with Case

Premium-Metal-Reusable-Straws-with-Case

This is a very nice set that contains four high quality reusable stainless steel straws, two wooden cases and two cotton cleaning brushes plus one pouch. These eco-friendly straws are durable and long lasting, they are nontoxic and BPA free. Check out more reusable straws here.

Check Price


#2 | Ethique Eco-Friendly Beauty Bar Set

ethique-eco-friendly-hair-body-face-samplers

Ethique makes all kinds of vegan, plant based beauty bars for hair, face and body. These variety packs contain five nice bars to test out. This box is for hair and contains 3 shampoos and 2 conditioners.

Check Price


#3 | KeepCup Reusable Glass Coffee Cup

KeepCup-Reusable-Glass-Coffee-Cup

Drink coffee or tea on your commute in an eco-friendly way with a reusable coffee cup. This one from KeepCup can hold 16oz and is made of toughened glass. You can hold the hot beverage easily thanks to the cork band. The coffee cup is microwave safe and is very light weight.

Check Price
More reusable coffee cups


#4 | Green Toys 100% Recycled Plastic

Green-Toys-100-Recycled-Plastic-Kids-Toys

These sturdy fun toys are made of 100% recycled plastic. They are great toys for both girls and boys in the sand box and anywhere else. They are green, practical and bring a lot of joy to kids.

Check Price


#5 | EcoBox Zero Waste Starter Kit

zero-waste-starter-kit-ecobox-gift-box

This is the perfect eco gift box to start a zero waste lifestyle. This set contains a lunchbox, toothbrush, stainless steel straws, a mesh shopping bag and more.

Check Price


#6 | Bonsai Cover Zero Waste Kit with Storage Bags and Beeswax Wraps

Bonasi-Cove-food-storage-bags-and-beeswax-wraps

Reduce plastic waste with this zero waster starter kit. The pack contains three leak-proof silicone reusable bags and a 3-pack of beeswas wraps. These wraps eliminate disposable plastic sandwich bags.

Check Price


#7 | Elfiloop Reusable Produce Bags

Elfiloop-reusable-produce-bags

These reusable produce bags are a great alternative for small disposable plastic bags you find in the grocery store. The set contains of 7 cotton mesh and canvas produce bags. Each bag is color coded and contains a tare weight label.

Check Price


#8 | Compostable Phone Case

Compostable-Phone-Case

Most people use a case for their expensive smartphone and most of these are made of plastic. Why not go plastic-free with these 100% compostable cases. Most of these cases are made for iPhone, but there are also compostable phone cases for Samsung smartphones.

Check Price


#9 | House of Marley Bluetooth Portable Audio System

House-of-Marley-Bluetooth-Speaker

These portable House of Marley Bluetooth speaker are a great sound system for at home and on the go. House of Marley products are generally made of mindfully sourced resources, such as: bamboo and recycled plastic. This makes these speaker a great green gift for anyone who likes to listen to music.

Check Price


#10 | Brita 20 Ounce Premium Filtering Water Bottle

Brita-20-Ounce-Premium-Filtering-Water-Bottle

This reusable water bottle is double wall insulated and made of stainless steel. The bottle contains a filter so you can filter tap water anywhere and reduce the chlorine in it. The reusable bottle contains a carrying loop and enclosed straw. With this water bottle you can reduce your use single-use plastic bottles.

Check Price
More reusable water bottles


#11 | EcoTools Makeup Brush Set

EcoTools-Start-the-Day-Beautifully-Kit-Makeup-Brush-Set

This 5 piece makeup brush set is vegan, cruelty-free and made of recycled materials (aluminum & plast and renewable bamboo). The brushes are made of cotton and bamboo fibers. This makeup brush set is ideal for traveling and contains the basic must-have makeup brushes: foundation brush, concealer brush, eye shadow brush, angled liner brush & blush brush.

Check Price


#12 | Coffee Gator Pour Over Brewer

Coffee-Gator-Pour-Over-Brewer

With this pour-over brewer you can make tasty coffee without paper filters. You reuse a stainless steel filter to make hot coffee that drips into a BPA-free glass carafe (10.5 ounce). Pour-over brewing really enhances the taste of coffee and unlocks the full potential of the ground coffee. With this drip kit the use of single-use filters are history.

Check Price


#13 | Veegoal Borosilicate Glass Water Bottle

Veegoal-Reusable-Glass-Water-Bottle

This is a beautiful, stylish and environmentally friendly reusable water bottle made of high strength borosilicate glass (shatter resistant) with a bamboo lid. The glass water bottle is protected by a sleeve that also gives it extra grip. The bamboo lid is leak-proof thanks to the silicone seal.

Check Price
More reusable water bottles


#14 | Tilevo Dinosaur Loose Leaf Tea Infusers

Tilevo-Leaf-Tea-Infuser-Set-Dinosaur

These adorable dinosaurs are tea infusers for tea that does not come in tea bags already. Buying loose tea is greener because most tea bags are not biodegradable and therefore end up on landfills. Therefore, if you know someone who enjoys tea and appreciates green alternatives this may be the perfect gift for them.

Check Price


#15 | Sacred Lotus Love Tea Tumbler with Infuser

Sacred-Lotus-Love-Tea-Tumbler-with-Infuser

This double-walled tea tumbler is beautifully made of 100% organic bamboo and stainless steel – it is completely plastic-free. The insulated flask contains a strainer and infuser basket to make you own tea. The tumbler is vacuum sealed and insulated and keeps drinks hot for up to 12 hours.

Check Price


#16 | Nummyware Glass Food Containers

Nummyware-Glass-Food-Containers

These plastic-free storage containers are made of glass and have a sustainable bamboo lid. This is a 4-pack with four different sizes. The borosilicate glass is safe to use in the oven, dishwasher, microwave and freezer.

Check Price


zero-waste-christmas-tree


#17 | Hyggelight The Growing Candle

Hyggelight-The-Growing-Candle

Do you like candles but don’t like to throwing away empty candle holders? Then this ‘Growing Candle’ is the perfect gift. The label around the candle is embedded with wildflower seeds. When the candle wax is gone you can plant the seed paper label into the container to grow your own wildflowers. The candles are scented with pure organic fragrances and each candle container is handmade and unique.

Check Price


#18 | Zero Waste Home, by Bea Johnson

Zero-Waste-Home-The-Ultimate-Guide-Book-Bea-Johnson

If you want to start a zero waste lifestyle, then this book by Bea Johnson is a great start for inspiration. In the book she shares her story how she transformed her and her family’s life to a zero waste household. The books shares helpful zero-waste advice and secrets to get started.

Check Price


#19 | BAGGU Reusable Grocery Bag 3-Pack

BAGGU-Reusable-Grocery-Bag-3-Pack

Go grocery shopping with these fashionable reusable grocery bags from BAGGU. The pack contains three colorful bags with beautiful designs. These bags are sturdy, eco-friendly, stylish and can tot up to 30 lbs. The handles are the perfect size for hand holding or over the shoulder toting. This set of three even come in a nice gift box.

Check Price
More reusable grocery bags


#20 | Devico Portable Stainless Steel Utensil Set

Devico-Portable-Stainless-Steel-Utensil-Set

Do you prefer stainless steel over bamboo? Then these portable utensils will make a nice gift. The cutlery set contains of 8 items, including a knife, fork, spoon, chopsticks and more. All utensils come in a portable carrying case with zipper.

Check Price


#21 | Delihom Bamboo Travel Utensil Set

Delihom-Bamboo-Travel-Utensil-Set

This is the perfect eco-friendly gift for travelers. The travel utensil set comes with organic bamboo cutlery that is packed nicely in a cotton pouch. Perfect for traveling, camping, the office or school lunch. The set contains a fork, spoon, knife, chopsticks, reusable straw and straw brush.

Check Price


#22 | Tesla Coil Electric Arc Lighter

Tesla-Coil-Dual-Arc-Electric-Lighter

This Tesla coil lighter is a cool alternative to any normal plastic (disposable) lighter. This electric arc lighter can be recharged via USB and therefore doesn’t need to be thrown away. So if you know anyone who uses lighters frequently, no matter the use, this could be a cool handy gift.

Check Price


#23 | Final Straw Collapsible Stainless Steel Keychain Straw

Final-Straw-Collapsible-Stainless-Steel-Keychain-Straw

Bring a reusable straw wherever you go. The Final Straw is a collapsible, pocket-friendly stainless steel drinking straw that you can carry around easily because it has a key chain case. The reusable straw comes in different colors and is a great eco-friendly alternative for single-use plastic disposable straws.

Check Price
More reusable straws


#24 | Baboo Natural Organic Bamboo Toothbrush

Baboo-Natural-Organic-Bamboo-Toothbrush

These natural organic Moso bamboo toothbrushes are the ideal alternative for disposable plastic toothbrushes. The pack contains two toothbrushes that have a wooden bamboo handle and charcoal bristles. Each toothbrush is 100% biodegradable and decomposes within 2 and a half years. We recommend to combine this gift with charcoal tooth paste or powder.

Check Price
More bamboo toothbrushes


#25 | Brita 36092 Metro Pitchers With Filter

Brita-36092-Metro-Pitchers

Reduce plastic water bottles by filtering tap water with this Brita Metro Pitcher. The filter reduces mercury, chlorine, copper and other substances in the water. The pitcher can hold 5 cups of water, is easy to pour and refill and has a space-efficient design. You only need to change the filter every 40 gallons.

Check Price


#26 | Godinger 3-piece Airtight Glass Canisters

Godinger-3-piece-Airtight-Glass-Canisters

Set of three beautiful decorative glass canisters for storing all kinds of products like granola, cookies, coffee beans, sugar, flour or spices. The set contains three sizes, 34, 43 and 54-oz. The glass jars are clear and have airtight lids with a secure rubber seal. The lid keeps contents fresh and dry and is easy to pull off. The chalkboard labels are also a nice addition.

Check Price


#27 | GreenLunch Bento Stainless Steel 3-in-1 Lunch Box

GreenLunch-Bento-Stainless-Steel-3-in1-Bento-Lunch-Box

This zero-plastic reusable lunch box is made of durable stainless steel which makes it an eco-friendly alternative to disposable plastic lunch bags. The bento box consists of three compartments. The bottom compartment can hold a sandwich and the top trays are perfect for salads, pasta, veggies or fruits.

Check Price
More reusable lunch boxes


#28 | OXO Good Grips Easy Clean Compost Bin

OXO-Good-Grips-Easy-Clean-Compost-Bin

The OXO Good Grips is a small counter-top sized compost bin for organic kitchen waste, such as vegetable and fruit peels. The stylish looking bin has smooth and crevice-free interior walls that prevents food waste and liquids from building up. The container is dishwasher safe and easy to empty and clean because the lid is removable.

Check Price


#29 | SodaStream Fizzi Sparkling Water Maker Bundle

SodaStream-Fizzi-Sparkling-Water-Maker-Bundle

A soda maker is another fun and eco-friendly gift to give. With the SodaStream Fizzi you can reduce up to 3,700 single use plastic bottles and cans worth of waste. The set contains of a soda maker, two CO2 cylinders, three BPA-free reusable carbonating bottles and two flavoured syrups. With the soda maker you turns tap water into sparkling water within seconds.

Check Price
More soda makers


#30 | Bambaw Reusable Make Up Remover Pads

Bambaw-Reusable-Make-Up-Remover-Pads

Remove make up with these reusable remover pads. The set contains 16 pads in addition to a laundry bag for washing the used pads. The pads are for all skin types and are perfect for face cleaning and removing eye make up.

Check Price


#31 | Corkor Cork Purse

Corkor-Cork-Purse

This is a very unique gift idea. This crossbody purse is made of premium FSC certified cork and contains no leather, so it’s vegan approved. The roomy interioir contains two slip pockets and one zipper pocket. The strap is adjustable and the cork has a smooth and premium feel.

Check Price


#32 | Bambaw Double Edge Safety Razor

Bambaw-Reusable-Double-Edge-Safety-Razor

Replace disposable plastic safety razors with this eco-friendly, sustainable and durable razor. The Bambaw double edge safety razer has a long bamboo handle and contains stainless steel parts. The razer is for men and women and allows for smooth shaving results without irritation or ingrown hairs.

Check Price


Zero Waste Store

In our Zero Waste Store you can find even more inspiration for eco-friendly and sustainable products for yourself or as a gift for someone else.

Go To Zero Waste


Sustainable Gift Ideas and Inspiration to Go Green this Christmas. These Gifts Help Save the Environment.

closed-loops-circular-economy


Best Black Friday Deals

christmas-tree-giftsBlack Friday is on Friday 29th of November this year (2019). This is the day after Thanksgiving. After the Black Friday weekend there is another day full with deals, called Cyber Monday which is on Monday 2nd of December 2019.

Find the best deals here:


What is your favorite product?

We are very curious to know what your favorite zero waste product is on our list. Or maybe you know a product that is missing on the current list which we really should add. Please let us know down in the comment section.


More about Zero Waste

How do you start a zero-waste lifestyle? It might seem a bit difficult, especially when you look at the ‘Zero Waste gurus’ that are reducing their waste to an absolute minimum. But starting zero waste is quite easy, because every small step you make means a lot to our environment. Read our Zero Waste Guide to help you get started.


Step Up: Recycle, Reuse & Reduce

The three arrows of the recycling symbol represent the three main stages of the recycling process: recycling, reusing and reducing. Together the arrows form a closed loop. Step up and implement eco-friendly replacements in your daily life.

zero-waste-symbol-with-text

Join the movement! Step Up the waste hierarchy together to a goal of Zero Waste.

4 Comments on “32 Zero Waste Gift Ideas

  1. Your tagline is backwards
    Reduce how much single use stuff we use. Reuse everything possible. Then recycle everything possible of what’s left

    1. That is true Jean, thanks for your interesting comment and your thoughts about our tagline. But we look at the Waste Hierarchy, here you can see that you need to ‘step up’ to reach ‘reuse’ and then ‘reduce’. In the end it is important that you do both three things.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *