Looking for a sustainable gift ideas for clients or for employee appreciation? Or maybe eco friendly gifts for wedding guests or large groups? There are tons of great options that not only make thoughtful and useful gifts but also align with your sustainable business values.
Check out and support these lovely small businesses that offer corporate, personalized, or bulk gifting options that are better for the planet:
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Sustainable Gift Boxes
EarthHero offers ready made gift boxes feature sustainable home and lifestyle products as well as a huge section of goods that can be made into a custom gift box. They also have reuseable items and sustainable swag such as water bottles, coffee cups, pens, notebooks, bags, chargers, and more that can be customized or branded.
EarthHero offers an easy-to-use custom gift box builder or you can also contact them for order and info.
Location: USA, can ship international
Good Earth Gifting is a Canadian company that solely focuses on sustainable curated gift boxes. You can select from their themed boxes such as ‘Snacks’, ‘On the Go’, ‘Self-care’, ‘Cocktail, ‘Kitchen Essentials’ and more. Alternatively you can customize a box yourself or have them build a box for you.
You can order boxes or contact them for other corporate gifting options.
Location: Canada, ships within Canada
Made Trade is another conscious marketplace with many sustainable and fair trade gift options. Including accessories, home goods, candles, and more.
Contact their Corporate Gifting Team or get in touch with them about any bulk orders or customization options.
Location: USA, ships within US
Eco Friendly Activity Gifts
Let’s face it, many corporate gifts just become unwanted (and unsustainable) clutter, solve that problem by going digital!
Libro.fm audiobook credits are unique because they partner and share profits with independent bookstores. They have a huge selection of fiction and non-fiction audiobooks, bestsellers, and curated collections/recommendations so your gift receivers are sure to find titles they’ll enjoy.
Libro.fm offers gift credit bundles (1 credit = 1 audiobook) ranging from 2 to 24 and you can contact them about other bulk credit options or bulk order of a specific audiobook.
Location: Available international
Puzzles are a classic holiday activity and these offer something new and environmentally conscious!
Goodfit’s puzzles are exclusive and designed in collaboration with artists. Plus each puzzle is made from 100% recycled cardboard and donates 10% to an organization or charity of the artist’s choosing.
They offer bulk discounts and you can contact them about personalization options.
Location: USA, ships international
Experiences make the best sustainable gifts and Tinggly’s gift vouchers mean everyone can pick their own experience.
They offer both hotel stay/getaway vouchers and experience vouchers which can include things like guided tours, spa packages, adventure and adrenaline experiences, culinary excursions and many more.
Tinggly’s vouchers can either be sent as an e-voucher or in a gift box which can be custom branded. The gift boxes are 100% recycled and all experiences as well as shipping are carbon offset. Plus Tinggly gives back to reforestation and plastic cleanup projects.
Treats & Food Gifts
Wabanaki Maple‘s maple syrup is aged in oak, whiskey, and bourbon barrels to develop unique complex flavours. Or if you want to give a beautiful traditional maple syrup they have that too.
Wabanaki Maple is an Indigenous, female-owned small business that carries on the history and tradition of maple syrup harvesting and refining. Their products are made locally in Neqotkuk (Tobique First Nation), New Brunswick.
You can contact them about corporate and bulk orders.
Location: Canada, ships within Canada
Speaking from experience, Unbelts unisex stretchy belts are incredibly comfortable and make a great gift. Their Intrepid Belt is ethically made from recycled plastic bottles and comes in 15+ colors and styles.
For bulk order and corporate gifting Unbelts has custom packaging and logo printing available.
Green Skincare, Soaps & Candles
Sḵwálwen Botanicals is a Canadian Indigenous brand making small batch skincare using cultural plant knowledge and showcasing ingredients responsibly foraged on the pacific coast. Their products are a beautiful gift of indulgence and self-care.
Sḵwálwen Botanicals offers bath salts and soaks as well as some of their balms and salves for bulk gifting so you can customize a gift bundle. They have discounts available for orders of 60+ units.
Location: Canada, ships to Canada and US
Candles always makes a lovely gift and for more sustainable options look for vegan, coconut and/or soy wax, and cleaning burning candles. Here are some of our favorites that also offer corporate gifting and bulk order options:
Mala the Brand – based in Vancouver, Canada – contact for availability
P.F. Candle Co. – based in Los Angeles, USA
Milk Jar – based in Calgary, Canada
Paddywax – based in Nashville, USA