25+ Thoughtful Eco-Friendly Gifts for Him
Updated: Nov 23, 2022
We have talking about giving eco-friendly gifts to mom but how about dad (or your boyfriend/husband etc.)? Giving eco friendly gifts is hard enough but for some people it is even harder to buy gifts for. In my (and I think most people) men are much more difficult to buy gifts for compared to women. You want to give the man in question something nice and useful while considering the planet as well. Making it very hard on yourself. Here I have listed over 25 eco friendly gift ideas to give you some inspiration what to give men for Christmas, birthdays or other holiday that does not harm our planet.
I hope my list gives you some inspiration on what gifts to give your man this year. Let me know what you got your man and if he liked your gift.
Zero waste coffee maker
Most men love a cup of coffee in the morning. Next to being more sustainable, the stainless steel mesh filter that helps extract your coffee's aromatic oils and subtle flavors as these are not being absorbed by a paper filter.
Next to making a more zero waste cup of coffee, make sure that the beans used are also as sustainably produced as possible. Organically produced coffee beans have received less pesticides during the production of the coffee beans and this brand also support small local producers in Latin America.
Whiskey soap bar
A bubbly and scented lather, but without the dryness that often comes from soap bars! Lather up with this moisturizing whiskey inspired natural soap bar, perfect for your hands, and gentle enough for body use in the shower or bath.
This is the same razor that men all over the world have learned to shave with from a young age. It has been used for nearly one hundred years and is gaining in popularity. This one has a short, extra thick handle and a heavy head letting the razor do most of the work for you.
For those who don't need shaving, the Badger Beard Grooming Kit is an awesome idea. While you're growing your beard out (think first 6 weeks), the organic beard oil uses babassu and jojoba oils to condition and nourish your face and beard while reducing any itchy or patchy spots.
Not only women need a decent comb for their hair. Men want a quality comb as well. This one is made with green sandalwood. It is handcrafted with refined traditional handicrafts, that made it polished, smooth and seamless. This wooden comb helps to relieve tension and stimulate the scalp.
Clothing & Accessories
Reversible Cork Belt
Try something new instead of leather like this Reversible Men's Cork Belt from Tiradia! Saving you the price of a second belt as its reversible design gives you two style options in one. PETA-approved, this vegan belt is handmade in Portugal from cork that is naturally hypoallergenic, antimicrobial, waterproof, durable, and biodegradable.
To match the cork belt Tiradia also designed a wallet. This one is handmade in Portugal aswel and has the same awesome properties like being naturally hypoallergenic, antimicrobial, waterproof, lightweight, durable, and biodegradable. This wallet is also cruelty-free and vegan. It features 8 credit card slots, a spot for cash, and discreet interior open pocket inserts for documents.
Organic cotton clothing
Show you care about the earth with the Borealis Bison Organic Cotton Long Sleeve from Happy Earth Apparel! Made with 100% GOTS Certified organic cotton that is both non-toxic and uses less water and energy compared to regular cotton, this long sleeve t-shirt features a unique design and a super-soft, relaxed fit.
Using centuries old felting techniques, these slippers are perfect for relaxing after a long day. These Ethical Wool Molded Sole Slippers from Kyrgies Handmade are oatmeal-colored slippers and feature a thick leather sole and natural arch support. They’re durable and moisture-wicking so your slippers never smell like feet!
We all know and love them, the classic street sneaker but this has an awesome new invention – recycled knit. The Men's Cannon Knit Vegan Sneakers by SAOLA are named after one of the most photographed beaches on the Oregon coast, and is made with recycled PET from plastic bottles, Algae Foam, natural cork, and organic cotton. This makes it a lightweight and breathable sneaker designed to assure that future generations will be able to enjoy pristine coastlines for years to come.
Plant based sunglasses
Use less, give back, and explore more with the Capitol Polarized Plant-Based Sunglasses from Zeal Optics! The durable and stylish frame is made from innovative Z-Resin, a unique derivative of the castor plant, which contributes to a feather-light frame that's perfect for everyday usage or rad adventures.
Solar powered powerbank
Charge all your devices with the power of the sun!
Wireless charging pad
Charge all your devices without all the annoying cables with the Apollo Single Wireless Charging Pad from Nimble! This one is made with eco-friendly materials like RePlay™ Certified Recycled Plastic and recycled silicone. Simply plug it in, lay your device down, and watch it quickly fill up!
Pela cases are the world’s first truly sustainable phone case. They are beautifully designed and durable enough to protect your phone from drops and scratches. The best part? They are compostable! As part of our mission to create a waste free future, Pela is a proud member of 1% for the Planet so we can support organizations who are working hard to better the planet.
The Get Together Mini Bamboo Bluetooth Speaker by House of Marley has the power you need, and so much more, for the perfect party! It features two 2.5" woofers, and two .75" tweeters to capture low and high frequency sound flawlessly. With a Bluetooth Wireless range of up to 15 meters and 10 hours of playtime, your speaker certainly won't hold you back.
Bamboo Lap Desk with Pillow Cushion
Make those late hours working on the couch a little more comfortable while also being sustainable with this bamboo lap desk.
Bamboo Desktop Organizer & Charger
This eco-friendly bamboo charging station stand can hold up to 6 devices. Like your iPhone, iPad, AirPods, Apple Watch, Smartphones, Samsung Galaxy, Nexus, Tablets and so many more. While charging all your smart gear, it simultaneous maintains your devices in order and helps to clean up the stacking devices charging.
No more wasting paper with this eco-friendly 32 page dotted grid notebook. It can be used over and over again as the pages can just be wiped clean with a damp cloth.
Recycled paper notebook
A reusable notebook is just too much work for some therefore a notebook made with recycled paper is a great sustainable alternative.