Apr 23 2015

Green Gift Ideas In Honor of Earth Day

Cork Umbrella from Portugal


Pelcor (a blend of the Portuguese words for skin (pel) & cork (cor), is a Portugal based cork accessories brand and has innovated the use of cork skin, creating products that are fabulously soft to the touch, sustainable & practical. This eco-chic Umbrella is impermeable, buoyant, pliant & even fire resistant.  You will also be supporting the environment – the Cork Oak tree from which the cork skin is sourced, is the only tree in the world whose bark regenerates itself, and it thrives as part of a unique worldwide ecosystem. Tall $180
Available at PelcorUsa.com

Sacky Sacks 


Saving the earth & lookin’ good. Squishable, scrunchable squashable & ultra-compact, these super practical totes take you from supermarket to the beach or great for baby gear & travel. Made of Tyvek® Saky Sacks are crease resistant, washable & strong enough to carry 25 lbs & can be recycled.  Padded straps for comfort, key rings & inside pockets, lightweight & fold up in to a tidy little packet. City Saky, $20.00

Available at sakysaks.com


Emerald Heritage – Adopt a Plot of Land in Ireland


A fun & eco-friendly opportunity to purchase a wee piece of Ireland. This is the first ever Irish conservation project formed due to the deforestation crisis in Ireland. Becoming a landowner/Squire ensures that the land can never be developed or destroyed. A gift to be passed down from generation to generation. Includes legal title & certificates, updates & GPS location so you can visit your land. Buy 1, 4 or 9 sq. ft. plots, ~$50 a sq. ft.

Available at emeraldheritage.com


Coyuchi Tea Towels 


100% organic textiles from Coyuchi, the first brand to bring organic cotton bedding to the US.  Eco-conscious towels without artificial dyes or chemicals, promise. Coyuchi towels are made with the same quality, care & fine detail as its famous bedding. Loomed from pure organic cotton, with earth tone colors. Soft and thirsty & designed to dry quickly on towel bar & in the dryer. Set of 2 tea/kitchen towels, $15
Available at coyuchi.com

Green Herbal Tea Kit 

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Green Herbal Tea Kit-This holistic tea set invites you to sip from an array of nine herbs and three varieties of eco-certified, organic green tea from Japan, India, and Sri Lanka. Steep the loose leaf teas and herbs in the included, reusable tea bags made from biodegradable corn silk. $40.00

Available at uncommongoods.com


Sep 21 2010

Off The Street Picture Frames

five ACCESSORIES is working with some StreetWise vendors to create these cool, eco-friendly, recycled pictures frames.  If the design looks familiar to you it’s because they are made out of ticket stubs and CTA cards!

The best part about these frames is that the program donates 15% from each frame sold to SteetWise and aims to help people stay off the street and help clean up the city litter.

Even better – the frame is a perfect inexpensive gift at $15.00.

Five Accessories


Apr 5 2010

Show Your Momma Some Gratitude

WaterMeWell‘s Gratitude Gift Basket is full of fun eco-friendly gifts to show mom how grateful you are for all she does for you.

Comes with their signature and unbelievable comfortable T-Shirts, a gratitude recycled cup, a scarf and some other fun stuff Mom will love.

Positive messages are printed inside all of their garments to be a personal reminder for you to “believe in love have gratitude create peace and be joy”


Apr 5 2010

Cute and Modern Italian Herb Garden

Red Envelope’s Herb Garden is one of the cutest herb garden’s I’ve seen.

This is an Italian Garden with basil, oregano and chives.

Will look great on your mom’s kitchen window sill.

Great price too – $35.00

Save 10% site-wide, 15% off $80+ and 20% off $125+


Apr 5 2010

Candles For a Green Hearted Mom

These luxe soy wax candles are all natural and made from all recycled materials and smell delish.

Comes in lots of different scents, pick one you know your mom loves and show her how much you care, that she cares, about the environment.

Linnea’s Lights


Mar 28 2010


Built is a fun company that makes neoprene bags, lap top sleeves, lunch totes, bottle totes etc all in fun colors  and patterns.

Great place for Mom gifts. Definitely check out the lap top covers and camera cases too.


Built Neoprene Tasty Lunch Tote, Micro Dot


Mar 16 2010

Cheap Gift For The Gardener

Most Mom’s don’t want their kids to break the bank on Mother’s Day.

This gardening kneeler pad is pretty, cheap and thoughtful.

Yeoman YEO416 15-Inch Gardening Kneeler Pad, Tickled Pink Rose


Feb 9 2010

Infusion Organique Diffusers

Infusion Organique Diffusers are beautiful and eco-friendly.  
Great gift for a friend who likes to be green but still likes nice things.

$56.00 for a 6.4 Fl or $90 for 16 FL


Feb 2 2010

This will remind him of his tree carving childhood – but gentler on the earth

Inspired by the primitive art of tree carving, this is a little gentler and kinder on the environment. 
These customizable wood slices can be burned with a number of cute phrases.   The back of this one says you + me.  
Great for a nature lover, hiker, romantic

Jan 5 2010

A Gift That Will Give Back To Any Cause You Choose

Give an I’m Tired Of… bracelet that will support almost any cause you can think of.
For every $10 bracelet you buy, I’m Tired… donates half the sale ($5) to a cause of your choice. You pick the cause and your bracelet and the donation will automatically be made on your behalf.
You can pick from a huge range of causes, Animal Cruelty, Global Warming, Aids, Breast Cancer, Hunger, Etc.

The bracelets are all eco-friendly, made from recycled tires and metal.  Super cute too.
Another great recommendation from a reader – keep ’em coming!

Buy A Bracelet!




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