25 Zero Waste Gifts Under $25
Do you have someone in your life who is trying their best to minimize their waste production and be a better advocate for the future of our planet? Lucky you! Chances are they are a bit picky about the gifts they want to receive and a typical store bought gift won’t cut it.
Today I’m using my experience as an avid zero-waster to provide you with 25 great zero waste gift ideas under $25. You are sure to find something that they love from this list!
Biodegradable Storage Basket
This seagrass basket makes the perfect portable storage solution for any eco-friendly home! It can be used for blankets, toys, or even as a beautiful way to display your plants.
Biodegradable Soap Dish
Those in the zero waste community are big fans of low to now waste products such as bar products for their kitchen and shower. This dual layer bamboo dish is easy to clean and helps dry out bar products properly.
Biodegradable Food Wraps
A zero waste kitchen staple! These beautiful beeswax wraps make a great alternative to plastic wrap in the kitchen. They can be used over and over again up to a year and then go straight in the compost. Visit the kitchen section of my store for the complete Olsen + Olsen collection — this pattern below is one of my favourites.
Biodegradable Produce Bags
These organic cotton produce bags will help you steer clear of plastic in the grocery store and make food storage a breeze. This pack comes with three different sizes for different fruits and vegetables and can be thrown in the washing machine!
These adorable wooden diffuser car accessories fit right into your dash vent. Simply apply a few drops of your favourite essential oil in the middle and have it spread throughout your car for an invigorating, energizing experience.
Cute Reusable Bag
Everyone needs a solid tote bag! This one is deep enough to fit your groceries, wide enough to fit a laptop, and has strong handles for secure travel. It comes in a variety of amazing colours too!
Ceramic Travel Mug
Ditch the plastic or disposable cups and carry this cute ceramic one instead. Easy to clean and comes with a silicone sleeve for easy grip. Choose from one of two colours and different sizes for the perfect morning caffeine cup!
Biodegradable Produce Brush
This produce brush is perfect for scrubbing away any pesticides or gunk from the grocery store. It’s made from natural fibers that can be composted once it is done being used! The coarse fibers will last a long time.
Zero Waste Haircare Bars
This shampoo and conditioner bar set is the perfect gift for the eco-conscious beauty lover! Scented with refreshing lemon and eucalyptus oils, these bars are great for all hair types. Check out the other scents available here.
Stainless Steel Coffee Clip
This beautiful coffee clip can work great for tea too. You can easily portion out the amount you need and then use it to keep the bag fresh. You will never need to go searching for a spoon again! The food grade stainless steel will keep clean and last a long time.
These ceramic coasters are a great addition to any eco-friendly home. Their beautiful minimal design will keep rings off your table and protect from the heat. The ceramic material can easily be broken down in the earth when it is finished being used.
Laundry Spray Bottle
This cute little bottle helps keep your laundry and home smelling fresh. The instructions are right on the bottle to fill up with purified water, add a few drops of our essential oil, and spray on your dryer balls before every load. It can also be used as a room spray!
Glass Heat-Resistant Mug
This double-walled glass mug keeps the heat or cold away from your hands so you can safely enough your favourite drink while keeping track of what’s inside. An instagram worthy item for sure.
Biodegradable Cleaning Cloth
Eco-friendly cleaning solutions are the future! Stock up on these sturdy clothes with a cute design that can be composted after use.
Compact Reusable Bag
These adorable animal bags are a great accessory to keep handy in your car or bag on the go. Inside is a full sized vinyl tote bag that can be used when you are out and about and want to avoid using plastic.
Zero Waste Dish Kit
This great dish starter kit is a great first step towards a zero waste kitchen. The bamboo brushes with natural fiber heads work well to scrub away dish grime and grease. Unlike plastic kitchen sponges, these natural brushes are biodegradable.
Plastic-Free Solid Dish Soap
Instead of using bottles of plastic filled soaps, try switching to a package free bar like this one. Pair with the dish kit for a complete gift!
Cute Swedish Clothes
These cute biodegradable clothes make cleaning fun. They are quick drying, ultra-absorbent and long-lasting. One can replace up to 17 rolls of paper towel!
This handcrafted luxury soap by the Natural Spa is made with their signature soap recipe containing beautiful skin loving oils. The formula is designed to create a generous lather whilst being gentle on the skin. Use the rope to hang after use and avoid bathside soap scum.
Washable Market Tote
This organic net market tote is the perfect weekend bag for collecting farm fresh fruits, vegetables and goodies. It easily stretches to fit everything you need! Plus the organic cotton makes it biodegradable after use.
Zero Waste Beauty Kit
This cute beauty kit contains the essentials. Two fibrous bar bags to help keep solid products like shampoo bars, soaps, and deodorant be stored safely or used for extra exfoliation. In addition, the kit includes a set of reusable makeup wipes for you to ditch the disposable wipes for good.
Zero Waste Coffee Filter
Save coffee lovers from needing to go through paper filters day after day and gift them a food-grade reusable one! The grounds can easily transported to the compost or be use for creative DIY scrubs and recipes.
Zero Waste Loose Tea Set
This stainless steel tea filter is perfect for your favourite herbal blend. Simply place across the top of a cup and pour hot water over to fill and submerge the tea leaves. One you are finished steeping, place in the matching up to dry out the leaves and use them again!
Reusable Silicone Mat
A silicone mat is a great versatile cooking tool that can save a ton of waste and clean up in the kitchen. Any avid home cook or baker would appreciative to have this helpful tool.
Biodegradable Bath Bombs
These beautiful aromatherapy bombs are filled with epsom salts, essential oils and clay to relax the muscles and mind. They have no added colour to save from clean up or stains after enjoying.