green gifts

10 DIY Gifts You Can Make With Leftover Nail Polish

FRINGE BENEFITS Gussy up the fringe of a plain handbag or clutch with pops of statement-making color. + DIY Painted Fringe Handbag + The Storibook LITE BRITE Add a faux-marble finish to…

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14 Eco-Friendly Knit Gifts to Warm Hearts and Hands

Share the warmth this holiday with an eco-friendly knit gift that will bring comfort and joy to hearts, hands, and Mother Earth alike. Keep someone’s noggin warm with a…

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14 Eco-Friendly Jewelry Gifts to Make Spirits Bright

Make spirits bright this holiday with gifts of jewelry that pander the planet as much as their recipients. Add some polish to a loved one’s attire with a pair of hand-hewn cuff…

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Sprout Watches' Eco-Timepieces Have a Small Footprint, Big Impact

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21 Ethical Lingerie Gifts to Set Sheets Afire on Valentine's Day

DARE TO BARE Talk about heavenly bodies. Handmade in downtown Los Angeles from bamboo jersey, Clare Bare’s “Astral” boy short is bound to launch a few things into…

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Avoid Stress, Debt by Declaring an "Xmas Truce" With Friends, Family

Nearly a hundred years after British and German soldiers imposed a temporary ceasefire along the Western Front to exchange holiday greetings and gifts, it’s time to declare a…

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Make Meow Meow Tweet's DIY Clementine-Nutmeg Body Scrub

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES 2 organic clementines 1 cup demerara sugar ½ cup cornmeal ¼ coconut or sunflower oil ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1 nutmeg or ½ tsp ground nutmeg ½…

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Cyber Monday 2013: The Best Eco-Fashion and Green Beauty Deals Online

Photo by Shutterstock Gave Black Friday a wide berth? Continue to eschew big-box chains this Cyber Monday by opting for well-crafted, planet-pandering goods you’ll cherish for years,…

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5 Ways to Recycle an Old Necktie Into a Last-Minute Father's Day Gift

GUITAR STRAP MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES Necktie Ruler Fabric scissors 1½-inch wide slide and tri-glide Needle and thread or sewing machine DIRECTIONS 1. Cut off the tip of your tie 4.5…

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14 Eco-Friendly Father's Day Gifts to Show Pops He's Tops

SUN BLOCK Protect Pop’s peepers with a pair of fire-engine-red sunglasses from Waiting for the Sun. An update of the classic Wayfarer, the shades combine the lightweight…

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14 Eco-Friendly Jewelry Gifts for Mother's Day

CONVERSATION HEARTS Get the last word edgewise by inscribing a name, phrase, or family in-joke on one of Erica Weiner’s deadstock brass necklaces from the ’70s. Gift of the…

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Make an Upcycled Fabric Necklace as a Last-Minute Gift (DIY Tutorial)

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES Fabric strip (about 4 x 40 inches, depending on size of marbles and desired length) Embroidery floss Glass marbles and/or smooth stones Scissors Sewing…

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14 Mother's Day Gifts That the Planet Will Appreciate

MOTHER YOUR MOTHER For the everymom: Arc Cardigan by Rogan For the multitasking mom: Gabrielle Satchel by Pansy Maiden For the “I can’t believe it’s not leather”…

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14 Eco-Friendly Jewelry Gifts to Make Your Valentine’s Day Sparkle

BLING IT ON Love doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. We’ve rounded up 14 recycled, handmade, and eco-friendly jewelry gifts that will set your sweetie a-swoon, while…

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10 Eco-Friendly Knit Gifts to Warm Your Holiday

GETTING WARMER Share the warmth this holiday season with ultra-plush knit gifts that will ward off the winter chill, from cozy hand-knit beanies to sumptuous organic-cotton cardigans.…

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14 Green Father's Day Gifts for Eco-Dapper Dads

TOP OF THE POPS He’s the original Man in Your Life, so shouldn’t you show Pops why you think he’s tops? We hunted down more than a dozen sustainable twists on…

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14 Eco-Friendly Valentine's Day Gifts for Him and Her

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7 Cozy Green Gifts for Staying Warm

When the weather outside is frightful, these delightful and sustainable woolly gifts will warm hands and hearts alike, even if you can’t knit a stitch. From sculptural,…

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