In addition to being the season for giving, we believe the holidays should also be a time where we give back to the environment, in any little way that we can. Keep reading for four organic and sustainably manufactured gift ideas for the eco-conscious loved ones in your life. 


Indoor Fresh Herb Growing Kit 

Don’t let winter be the reason you serve store-bought herbs on your Christmas ham. This smart, self-watering system allows you to grow not only your own herbs anywhere inside your home, but also your other favorite plants, including seasonal fruit plants, such as strawberries. 

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Visit Amazon to shop this Indoor Fresh Herb Growing Kit. 


A Lavender Herbal Sleep Sachet 

Give the gift of good sleep this holiday season, with this handmade item, courtesy of LaAquarelle. According to the retailer: “Lavender proves to be a natural remedy for a range of ailments, from sleeplessness and anxiety to depression and mood disturbances.” 

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Visit Etsy to shop this Lavender Herbal Sleep Sachet. 


A Tree To Be Kit 

Second only to growing your own human, is the gratifying experience of growing a tree, and you can do just that with this Tree To Be Kit. According to Uncommon Goods, “Within 10-15 years, your tree will start to yield blooms.” This is truly the gift that keeps on giving.  

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Visit Uncommon Goods to shop this Tree To Be Kit. 


Soap Nuts 

For the clean freak in your life, Soap Nuts are the eco-friendly alternative to laundry detergent, boasting chemical-free and non-toxic composition. Soap Nuts are 100 percent biodegradable and just 500 grams of soap nuts will take care of over 150 loads of laundry. 

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Visit Amazon to shop these Soap Nuts. 

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Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance writer/editor based out of Toronto. You can follow her on Twitter: @zakkassam

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