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25 Marvelous Gifts That'll Make You A Better Person

"Reduce, reuse, recycle, Rihanna."

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1. These pencils that grow into plants ($18).

Landfill? More like land-RE-fill! Get it here.
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Landfill? More like land-RE-fill! Get it here.

2. This enclosed and self-sustaining ecosphere ($33).

Great for anyone who wants to learn how ecosystems (like the Earth) work and potentially, how enclosed ecosystems can survive in ~space.~ Available here.
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Great for anyone who wants to learn how ecosystems (like the Earth) work and potentially, how enclosed ecosystems can survive in ~space.~ Available here.

3. This portable, foot-powered washing machine that uses minimal water ($200).

The added bonus to this is that you don't have to go lugging around 30 pounds of dirty clothes every four weeks, you filthy animals. Buy it here.

4. These stretchy silicone wraps ($15)

And extending the freshness of foods means saving more $$$. Available here.
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And extending the freshness of foods means saving more $$$. Available here.

5. This liquid plastic welder that can fix almost anything ($22).

Less e-waste AND less money spent on new cords. Get it here.

6. This tea-infuser stick ($19).

Not only does loose-leaf tea taste better, but it eliminates the waste from thousands of tea bags. Get it here.
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Not only does loose-leaf tea taste better, but it eliminates the waste from thousands of tea bags. Get it here.

7. This bamboo speaker that requires zero electricity ($25).

Natural amplification. WooOWww. Buy it here.
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Natural amplification. WooOWww. Buy it here.

8. This reusable water bottle that also filters your water.

Purification without plastic trash. Get it here.

9. This aquarium that also feeds your plants ($250).

Fresh basil! From your own home! OMG. Available here.
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Fresh basil! From your own home! OMG. Available here.

10. This smaller food-growing fish tank ($60).

Kid-sized planet heroism. Buy it here.
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Kid-sized planet heroism. Buy it here.

11. This stapleless stapler ($11).

Staples are finicky to begin with anyway. Get it here.

12. This portable solar-powered charger ($35).

Comes with a flashlight and has incredible battery life. Buy it here.

13. This wooden teether ($12).

Plastic toys?! Pshhhhaaaaa. Available here.
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Plastic toys?! Pshhhhaaaaa. Available here.

14. This candle-powered heater that's cheaper and consumes less energy ($52).

Perfect for a cold office or for someone who's cold in general. Get it here.
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Perfect for a cold office or for someone who's cold in general. Get it here.

15. This salad-dressing-maker shaker ($15).

An easier and healthier way to make your dressings and to also consume less plastic! Buy it here.
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An easier and healthier way to make your dressings and to also consume less plastic! Buy it here.

16. This organic and edible nail polish set ($35).

Made from natural foods like beets and carrots. Whoa. Get it here.
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Made from natural foods like beets and carrots. Whoa. Get it here.

17. This bottle-cap catcher ($10).

This way, you can properly discard the caps after an inebriated night of shenanigans. Buy it here.

18. These eco-highlighters that say no to plastics ($16).

Like colored pencils, but better. Get them here.

19. These topographical cork coasters ($40).

Elegant and pragmatic: the most winning combo for a gift. Buy them here.
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Elegant and pragmatic: the most winning combo for a gift. Buy them here.

20. A coffee subscription to sustainably grown beans ($16+).

Gratitude to earth. Gratitude to those who harvest the earth. Get it here.
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Gratitude to earth. Gratitude to those who harvest the earth. Get it here.

21. These ports that provide affordable access to solar energy, anywhere ($80).

Once you plug these ports into an outlet, they'll upgrade the electricity to solar using solar credits. By requesting more solar credits through the use of these ports, you're demanding cleaner energy overall. WinwinwinWIN. Get them here.
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Once you plug these ports into an outlet, they'll upgrade the electricity to solar using solar credits. By requesting more solar credits through the use of these ports, you're demanding cleaner energy overall. WinwinwinWIN. Get them here.

22. These pens that last for seven years ($9).

This means you'll theoretically only have to buy 14 pens in your life. Buy them here.

23. This solar-powered stove that cooks even under CLOUDY skies ($280).

The sun truly is miraculous. Available here.

24. This biodegradable urn that turns the ashes of your loved ones into trees ($145).

Because who wouldn't want to become an actual Tree of Life? Or entrust your immor-tree-lity to someone else and look forward to one day inhabiting the life of a Gingko. Available here.
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Because who wouldn't want to become an actual Tree of Life? Or entrust your immor-tree-lity to someone else and look forward to one day inhabiting the life of a Gingko. Available here.

25. The most important shirt of all time ($20).

Wise words, Ilana Glazer. Truly the wisest. Get it here.
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Wise words, Ilana Glazer. Truly the wisest. Get it here.