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The Complete Sustainable, Ethical Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List!

The Complete Sustainable, Ethical Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List!

It's here! Get the best gift sustainable, ethical gift ideas for everyone on your list this holiday season: your mom, aunt, uncle, brother, sister, partner, husband, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, stocking stuffers and everything in between.
  • I Tested These 15 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas. Here Are My Favorites!

    I Tested These 15 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas. Here Are My Favorites!

    Doesn’t it make your eye twitch to see the mounds of plastic ribbons going into the trash on Christmas morning? Or make you uncomfortable to wonder just how they make wrapping paper so shiny and colorful, who made it, and where? Yeah, let’s opt out of that glossy stuff and into something more sustainable. But...
    44 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Holiday Gifts

    44 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Holiday Gifts

    Holidays shopping season is closing in on us! Although online shopping seems to be the way to go these days if you’re looking for something specific, sometimes it’s more fun to actually walk into a store, browse the shelves, and hold something in your hand before deciding whether or not it’s a perfect fit for...
    How To DIY Your Own Beautiful Holiday Cards

    How To DIY Your Own Beautiful Holiday Cards

    Get the whole family involved in holiday cards this year! While posing for a family photo does have a certain caché, making your own own botanical greetings with materials sourced straight from the garden is a fun way to spend some time together this season, without the drama of matching sweaters.
    I Found THE Most Eco-Friendly and Pretty Gift Wrap Idea

    I Found THE Most Eco-Friendly and Pretty Gift Wrap Idea

    Nuno Gift Wraps are colorful wrap cloths inspired by the Japanese art of furoshiki made from 100% recycled polyester from water bottles. They are laughably easy to use, with patterns ranging from cute and fun to classy and modern.
    We Found the Perfect, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Silk Shirt

    We Found the Perfect, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Silk Shirt

    Meet The Fable: the brand making perfect silk shirts. The Fable shirts are handmade in India and are timeless, comfortable, and meant to transcends seasons. Not only are the workers making the shirts receiving almost twice the minimum wage, but the silk is 100% biodegradable and hand-dyed with vegetable dyes.
    Weekend reading: Please Don't Take My Avocado Toast Away!

    Weekend reading: Please Don’t Take My Avocado Toast Away!

    I told mindbodygreen my favorite NYC restaurant and comfort food dish along with other NYC wellness leaders. Dig in! | mindbodygreen The Holidays I guarantee you this will be the best eggnog recipe you’ll ever try. | EcoCult archives The end-all-be-all guide to holiday charitable giving. | Reading My Tea Leaves 13 classy ideas for...
    Sustainable Presents for Everyone! My Big, Beautiful, Eco-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide

    Sustainable Presents for Everyone! My Big, Beautiful, Eco-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide

    Sure, this season shouldn’t be about stuff. It’s about showing the people you care about that you love them. It’s about sharing food with family and friends and those less fortunate. It’s about celebrating the life of a persecuted Middle Eastern refugee¬†from 2,000 years ago. But, you really can’t deny that unwrapping a present is...