Low or Zero-Waste Gift Ideas

Low or Zero-Waste Gift Ideas

Sustainable Living  –  Education

Handmade local items such as jams, breads, maple products, popcorn, cards, jewelry, and soaps

Laundry Dryer Balls

Bamboo Straws & Utensils

Beeswax Food Wraps

Geocaching: a great family fun outdoor adventure, especially with grandchildren

Membership or tickets to museums, galleries, theaters, national parks, organizations

Contributions to land trusts, conservation organizations or, ahem, SSAFE

YES Magazine or other climate-friendly magazine subscriptions

Electric Car (We can dream big!)

Online resources for buying environmentally trending products, although they are not local:

And please remember to use recycled or reused gift wrap and tissue, gift boxes or bags.

Many thanks to Cynthia Rand, Kendal at Hanover, for her contributions to this fact sheet.