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Affordable, Sustainable, and Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas for Under $50

Ciara Appelbaum
April 4, 2022

Choosing a sustainable gift doesn’t have to break the bank. There are a ton of green gift ideas that can create a positive impact on both our planet and your wallet! 

Our team of professional gift curators has rounded up the best eco-friendly gifts that anyone will love, from techies and at-home chefs to gardeners and outdoor lovers.

Whether you’re looking for Earth Day gift options or unique eco-friendly gifts, here are 9 sustainable gift ideas under $50 we know your recipient will love! 

A stylish reusable cocktail shaker

A reusable cocktail shaker from S'well

This sophisticated shaker set from S’well comes with a stainless steel lid, cap, and jigger to keep cocktails and mocktails measured, mixed, and chilled for effortless entertaining. Not only is it reusable, but it’s also BPA/BPS-free to create even less of an impact on the environment. 

Calacatta Gold Shaker Set

A sleek and carbon positive laptop case

A carbon positive laptop case from Urth

Featuring padded corners, a weatherproof 100% recycled nylon outer and soft-touch fleece lining, this laptop sleeve lets you take your laptop anywhere safely. Better yet, 5 trees are planted for every laptop sleeve purchased making it one of our favorite gifts for sustainability lovers. 

Urth Laptop Case

Eco-friendly headphones

Eco-friendly headphones from House of Marley

Choosing a sustainable gift for a music lover? Look no further! These headphones are crafted from eco-friendly materials and delivered in 100% recyclable packaging, these headphones deliver perfectly balanced sound. 

House of Marley Headphones

A minimalistic reusable water bottle

A reusable water bottle from Welly

Replace single-use water bottles with this chic and minimalist bamboo insulated water bottle. 

For every bottle you buy, Welly also donates 1%+ of sales to water projects that bring clean water solutions to communities worldwide. 

Welly 18 oz Bottle

A sustainably-made wireless charger

A sustainably-made wireless charger from REVEAL

This sleek wireless charger from REVEAL not only looks good, but is made sustainably from a combo of bamboo, cork, wood and innovative recycled fabrics made from post-consumer plastic bottles. They also plant a tree with every product purchased. 

Reveal Wireless Charger

A solar-powered lantern

A solar-powered lantern from LuminAID

Looking for green gift ideas for an adventure lover? This solar-powered lantern is constructed with an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional materials and provides 50 hours of light. 

LuminAID PackLite 2-in-1 Power Lantern

A tree planting kit

A tree planting kit from ForestNation

Ignite your nurturing instincts and make an impact. This unique eco-friendly gift contains 3 trees for you to grow and ForestNation will plant 30 trees in a developing country to reforest Mother Earth. Now that’s what we call a win-win!

ForestNation Tree Kit

Sustainably-sourced spices

Sustainably-sourced spices from Occo

These spice pods from Occo are 100% recyclable, come in small batches, are organic, and are sourced through Fair Trade. They also tap into the transparent, sustainable supply chains of small-scale spice merchants that have spent years building relationships at the farm level. 

Occo American Basics 101

A delicious box of teas

Climate & plastic neutral box of tea from VAHDAM

This tea assortment is delicious while also being climate & plastic neutral! 1% of proceeds also goes towards the education of their farmers’ children to create an even bigger impact. 

VAHDAM India Assorted Tea Box

Start sending Sustainable Corporate Gifts with Snappy

If you’re already a Snappy client, our US Sustainability Collection is now available on your Dashboard. If you’re not and want to learn more, click here to get in touch!

Learn more about our sustainable gift options with our Sustainable Gift Guide!
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