Sort of Coal
It's not what you think! Really! The eco-friendly company Sort of Coal takes Korean and Japanese white charcoal and uses it as a natural humidifier, not to mention nifty design piece. Can be found at Design Within Reach for $25-$130.
LettersLubell.com offers stationary, cards and notebooks printed on recycled paper and cotton with soy ink. Great for the modern day $7-$16.
Ian Saude Cashmere Scarves
Everyone loves cashmere, and what better gift than a scarf made from free-range goats in Mongolia that are hand-looped in Napal? No harm is done to the animals, and the finished product is plush yet cozy. $295. at IanSaude.com
Field of Dreams Jewelry
Elva Fields recycles old family heirlooms and vintage jewels into one-of-a-kind pieces. From $170 at http://shop.elvafields.com
For the seasoned chef or a the exploratory newbie, an organic cookbook is the way to go. Some titles to try: "Earth to Table: Seasonal Recipes from an Organic Farm", "Food to Live by" and "Simply Organic".
Presso Espresso Maker
Super sleek and made from recycled aluminum, no coffee junkie will be able to resist. $140.
Choose a favorite green charity and make a donation in someone's name. Some to check out: water.org and greenforall.org
Gaiam 750ml Aluminum Water Bottle
Help save the planet by using a refillable water bottle. BPA free and comes in a variety of colors.
Burt's Bees Products
Check out these all natural beauty products for the lips, face, body and hair. http://global.burtsbees.com/
Eco Me Dog Kit
Give Fido the gift of being eco friendly this holiday season with the Eco-Me Dog Kit. This 100% natural kit is reusable and recyclable and a great gift for dog lovers.
About the Author
Kimberly Fisher is a freelance writer based in Manhattan Beach, CA and Las Vegas, NV. She specializes in travel, lifestyle and trends. Born with restless feet, she enjoys traveling and is always on the lookout for a new experience. So far she has traveled to over 37 countries and almost every US state. Her work has appeared in various English print and online media. Please direct inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org