15 Best Ethical Gifts for Holiday 2010

Here are some of my favorite gifts for those who care about style, animals, and the earth.

Special Edition Kor One Reusable Water Bottle


Super eco-friendly, BPA-free reusable bottles available in 4 high-tech colors with proceeds partially benefitting ocean, watershed, recycling, and water crisis programs.

$34.95, KOR ONE

Ecotools Alicia Brush Set

Ecotools Alicia Brush Set

Limited edition set including five animal friendly brushes made of 30% post-consumer recycled content.

$15.99, Amazon

Philosophy Melting Marshmallow Set

Philosophy Melting Marshmallow Set

Not many people know this, but almost 100% of Philosophy products are cruelty-free, including this festively scented trio containing lotion, shampoo/gel/bubble bath, and ooey gooey nourishing lip gloss.

$22, Sephora

Potus Pot

Potus Pot

Recycled light bulb vase made entirely from the original bulbs and packaging.

$32 at Inhabitat Shop

De Nada Long Armwarmers

De Nada Extra Long Armwarmers

Extra long fingerless arm warmers, handmade in Peru

$30 at Cow Jones Industrials

Pacifica Soy Candle Gift Set

Pacifica Soy Candle Gift Set

Nine 3oz candles in Pacifica’s most popular Winter scents, including Sandalwood, Tuscan Blood Orange, and Mexican Cocoa.

$45, Pacifica

The Vegan Collection Men’s National Bi-Fold Wallet

The Vegan Collection Men's Black Bi-Fold Vegan Wallet

Durable bi-fold non-leather wallet with 5 card slots.

$27, Alternative Outfitters

Korres Never Enough Gift Set

Korres Never Enough Set

Limited edition set featuring 5 Korres shower gels and body butters.

$35, Sephora

Loyal Luxe Pet Cabin

Loyal Luxe Pet Cabin

A cardboard chalet for your kitty or small dog to max and relax.

$24, Loyal Luxe

Eagle Silhouette Earrings

Eagle Earrings

Handmade sterling silver earrings, also available in goose, raven, or hummingbird silhouettes.

$40, Supermarket

Anzfer Farms Recycled Wood Lights

Anzfer Farms Lights

Candle-like lights made from recycled wood from the San Francisco shoreline.

$100-$400, Anzfer Farms

Laura Elizabeth Jewelry Roxana Necklace

Laura Elizabeth Jewelry Roxana Necklace

Agate stone necklace with 24-karat gold edging and small elm leaf preserved in 24-karat gold.

$125, Nimli

Matt & Nat Slam Wristlet

Matt & Nat Slam Wristlet

Tiger print wristlet with 100% recycled lining.

$66.50, Matt & Nat

OrigAudio Fold n Play Recycled Speakers for iPod & iPhone

OrigAudio iPhone Speakers

Foldable speakers made from recycled materials.

$34.95, Amazon

Farm Sanctuary Farm Animal Sponsorship

Farm Sanctuary

Sponsor a needy pig, chicken, sheep, cow, or other barnyard animal for a year.

$120-$300, Farm Sanctuary


Still not sure what to get? Let them decide with a gifts card from one of the following wonderful online stores:

Pure Citizen :: Ethical Daily Deal Site

NIMLI :: Natural, Organic, and Green Lifestyle

Autonomie Project :: Fair Trade Fashion and Footwear

Ecolissa :: Eco and Vegan Fashion

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