5 Sustainable Gifts Ideas

Whether you’re a sustainability pro or just starting out, you’ve come to the right place for sustainable gift ideas. You can impress your gift recipients while feeling good that you’re reducing waste, as well as promoting pollinator awareness, fair trade, and organic farming practices. It’s a win-win for your gift-giving abilities and for the planet!

At bumbleBdesign, we’re happy to offer a number of locally-sourced, eco-friendly gifts by featuring containers that are biodegradable or use recycled contents, and products that are all-natural, organic, or locally-sourced. In our efforts to be more environmentally-friendly, we do our best to reuse clean packaging materials in gift shipments or use biodegradable packing peanuts. We also print our shipping labels on recycled paper.

With that in mind, let’s dive into 5 sustainable gift ideas perfect for friends, family, and clients alike: 

1. Eco-friendly Outdoor Bag

Want to combine your love for sustainability with the great outdoors? This gift is for you. This reusable dry bag features a stainless steel water bottle from Liberty Bottleworks and a variety of good snacks for a day out of doors, whether on the water or in the mountains – perfect for the outdoorsy person in your life!

2. Eco-friendly Cascade Mountain Box

Cascade Mountain explorer, this gift box is dedicated to you! It’s guaranteed to feed your PNW mountain stoke.

The recycled paperboard box features non-perishable items including a recycled aluminum water bottle from Liberty Bottleworks, Mt. High Bath Soak, an explorer’s bandana from Colter Co., a beeswax travel candle from Big Dipper Wax Works, and beeswax lip balm.

It also features a selection of PNW trail-worthy snacks such as salted nuts, pepperoni, or Pan’s vegan mushroom jerky, Chukar Cherries Trail Mix, and Treehouse Drinking Chocolate/Mocha packs or organic teas.

If you want to make an even better impression, the large includes the contents of the small as well as Big Dipper Wax Works Body Salve or Moon Valley’s Arnica Muscle Rub or Peppermint Foot Rub, and a journal or Life Saver Survival Kit with 7 functions all in a handy 4” carrier.

3. Be Happy Wine Bag

A toast in order for this gift! It includes an insulated, reusable black bag with a 375mL bottle of highly-rated L’Ecole No. 41 Cabernet Sauvignon, two Govino shatterproof, reusable wine glasses, and a selection of gourmet sweet and savory treats that pair well with the wine.

4. Seattle Box

Ready to explore the Emerald City? This popular gift box features sweet and savory snacks as well as organic teas from the Seattle vicinity. The small box includes: Macrina Granola Bar Cookies or Dilettante Biscotti, Chukar Cherries Cherry Apple Cinnamon Crisps and dried berries & nuts, gluten-free Miss Marjorie’s Plantain Chips, smoked salmon jerky, and four assorted Flying Bird Botanicals organic teas.

The larger sizes include smoked salmon instead of the salmon jerky, La Panzanella Croccantini crackers, and more. This box is a great choice for volume business orders, too!

5. Appetizer Platter

Is there anything better than a beautiful, eco-friendly gift that’s also delicious? This handsome, eco-friendly acacia platter hosts a handful of tasty savory appetizers that can be spread out on the platter and enjoyed immediately. The acacia wood platter is sustainably sourced from Hawaii and made from a fast-growing, non-endangered acacia wood species legally harvested from privately-owned lands.

The small size includes Olympia Provisions award-winning European style salami, La Panzanella Croccantini artisan crackers, Nunes Farms nuts, Oloves pitted olives, and marinated vegetables from Poshi. The medium size includes either Beecher’s Flagship Cheddar cheese or Feta & Pink Peppercorn Spread, and pickled beans or beets. The larger sizes include a second salami flavor and additional savory treats. We’re happy to make this gift vegetarian, gluten-free, or vegan, too!

All of this deliciousness is wrapped in recycled kraft paper with a seasonal ribbon.

Whether you’re getting ahead on your holiday shopping or in search of the perfect gift for your clients, join us in making giving sustainable gifts a priority!

Happy shopping! When browsing bumbleBdesign.com, look for the green bee to see our eco-friendly gifts! 

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