2010 Eco Gift Guide: $150 & Under!
For someone special in your life, these high value gifts are sure to please.
|Large Tweed Rickshaw Messenger Bag: For the Preppy Pack Horse
You know that friend with a bag that ways 30 lbs.? This stylish number’s for them. With fabric made out of recycled plastic bottles, and a zero waste manufacturing process, this messenger bag will keep their carbon emissions down, even as they load up ($100). And for the creative folk, try out the customizer to make a bag uniquely designed for the recipient.
|Mayu Infinity Scarf: For Colder Days Ahead
Made of luxurious, eco-friendly natural alpaca fiber, this oversized scarf (it can be looped up to our times) has a classic large bow for a feminine twist ($115).
|Eco Town: For the Urban Planner in Training
Made of natural, chemical free recycled rubberwood and finished with non-toxic water based dye, this eco town has everything from transportation and buildings, and runs on clean, renewable energy ($149.99).
|Safari Convertible Purse: For the Girl Gone Wild
The entire safari collection from Make Love Not Trash features organic cotton, vegetable tanned leather, and antique brass hardware, but we love that this winged wristlet goes from shoulder purse to clutch in a flash ($78).
|Organic Cotton Napkins: For the Entertainer
Chic and sophisticated, these double embroidery napkins from Ortolan come in a set of 4, the perfect gift for the ardent entertainer ($128).
|Magno Micro Radio: For the Portable Party
Big boomboxes on your shoulder are out, and iPod’s are all the rage, we get it. But there’s something nostalgic about having a portable radio, so when we stumbled across this tiny tune player (4 x 5.25 x 3.5 inches), we were sold ($150).
|14 in. Family Series Pillow: For the Designer Family
Choose from a variety of sustainable fabric options and family arrangements to create the perfect eco-friendly pillow, representative of your own unique, artsy clan ($134).
|Coyuchi Striped Wool Throw: For the Couch Cuddler
Three slim stripes on the top and bottom make this cozy wool throw a sleek accompaniment to a night in with a good movie ($148).
|WEWOOD watch: For the Timely Trendsetter
For every sustainably sourced watch WEWOOD sells, they also commit to planting a tree ($119). Their philosophy being “The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.”
|Luxury Silk Scarf: For the Fashionista
All materials are handprinted using organic dye and water-based inks and the silk is made by women in a welfare project in India. This gift means you’ll also be providing training, education, and housing for the community (£70).
|Recycled Gold Gull Necklace: For the Gift of Sweet Simplicity
A classic necklace that can be worn everyday for a little touch of glamour ($78).
|Espresso Maker: For the Caffeine Feen
Made of recycled aluminum, this sharp little machine will start your day off right – energized and eco-friendly ($150).