Eco-friendly gifts for kids and teens who are fighting for our planet. For good reason.
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All prices accurate at time of publication but subject to change.
From the 16-year-old who’s taking on the world…and winning.
$8.99, Amazon (but it’s better to download for Kindle or buy at your local book seller.)
Ethically made, eco-friendly, with alining from 50% PET — and built more walking, less driving.
Nothing helps you better appreciate the beauty of America.
$80/year, US Geological Survey site
10% of all the proceeds go to 1% for the Planet, to help create a healthier world.
$30/set of 3, PuraVida
Made from upcycled ocean plastic, removing 5 pounds of it for every bag.
Also keeps those devices charged via solar power — a huge asset during those long marches and protests.
$155 on sale, Solgaard
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(And what could be more eco-friendly than making sure you keep things you own as long as possible without replacing them?)
Attach the tags or stickers to anything you don’t want to lose — say, some of those new holiday gifts you’re buying? — and use your phone to locate it by sound or see it on a map. Brilliant! And we use Tile ourselves, so we can totally vouch for how awesome they are.
donation amount varies, Nature.org.
Donation includes a year of Nature Conservancy Magazine
Enjoy 8 botanical flavors like Lavender * Lemongrass, Lemon & Thyme.
When you’r’e done, plant the stick and grow herbs and flowers. . How cool!
$20, Uncommon Goods
To make it extra special, pair it with a special edition National Geographic S’Well water bottle.
Subscription $12-15, Nat Geo (for all devices)
Bottles $35, Swell with 10% off your first purchase
Hey, even our eco-kids can use a little reminder. Or a big one.
$7, Rosenkranz & Co
What can we help you find?
Please see our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for even more gift ideas, entirely supporting small businesses
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