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    Just 23 Low-Waste Gifts For The Environmentally-Conscious

    Beeswax wraps, eco-friendly skincare, toothbrushes, and more!

    1. These beeswax wraps are a great gift for the home chef. They'll keep leftovers fresh and vibrant for longer, and are a great way to avoid unnecessarily wasteful plastic wrap. They're also infused with tree resin and jojoba oil, making them not only anti bacterial, but odour eliminating, too!

    2. These biodegradable paper straws are great for weddings, showers, birthdays, or holiday parties. And unlike some paper straws, these are thick and sturdy, and won't disintegrate after extended use. Fun, festive, AND functional!

    3. This to-go tumbler is an eco-friendly alternative to non-recyclable coffee shop cups. It's made of sturdy borosilicate glass. The silicone thermal sleeve prevents unwanted slips and spills, and the lid is splash proof, too!

    4. This handcrafted vegan radiance-restoring facial serum neutralizes free radicals, and gives skin a healthy glow. It can also help visibly reduce redness and acne scars.

    5. These wool dryer balls are 100% organic, hypoallergenic, reusable, biodegradable, AND chemical free. WHEW! With with over 1,500 five-star reviews on Amazon.com, you really can't go wrong. Plus the adorable sheep faces are cute as heck.

    6. A pack of four bamboo toothbrushes that are completely compostable and biodegradable. They're even packaged in recyclable boxes!

    7. These lunch boxes are made of wheat husks, making them an eco-friendly tour-de-force. Their handy little compartments will keep meals separated and Insta-worthy! They're also really great for people who are trying to meal prep instead of eating out all the time (aka me).

    8. This natural loofah means no plastic, and no pollution. Loofahs are incredibly resilient, so this bath accessory will last MUCH longer than traditional mesh loofahs. Its exfoliating properties will give their skin a healthy glow and boost circulation, too!

    9. These baking sheets will make any baker jump for joy. They're non-stick and flexible, and will replace a whole host of wasteful products (looking at you, aluminum foil). Some reviewers also mention that their static cling makes storage a breeze!

    10. These microfibre cloths might not be a ~glamorous~ gift, but they're definitely very useful. They're non-abrasive, and incredibly absorbent. The ultra soft finish leaves behind no lint or streaks, either.

    11. These champagne flutes are stackable, shatterproof, and 100% recyclable. They're the ultimate upgrade to red Solo cups! Leave flip cup behind and embrace the more stylish, eco-friendly, and resilient alternative.

    12. This merino wool sweater is knitted using 100% Irish Merino wool, so it's hypoallergenic, and sustainably sourced. It's also hella cute, and incredibly cozy.

    13. A bamboo monitor stand is a wonderful desk accessory for the eco-conscious. Forgoing traditional plastic for durable bamboo is an easy swap that will still keep their desk organized and sleek.

    14. Or you can gift them a bamboo bathtub caddy, if they'd prefer to soak in a tub over sitting at a desk. It has six compartments for everything they'll need to have the most indulgent bath time experience, including a wine glass slot that'll prevent unexpected tipping.

    15. This super quiet portable humidifier will help keep things ~moist~ during the driest season of the year. The adjustable length of the rod makes the humidifier compatible with any container of water, and the USB power makes it a great travel accessory, too!

    16. This Keurig coffee maker and biodegradable K-cup filters are the ideal gift for your caffeine-addicted friend. They'll be able to fuel their addiction without creating unnecessary waste.

    17. And if they prefer tea, these David's Tea biodegradable tea bags are a great alternative to single-use tea bags. They're made of chlorine-free hemp, and they come packaged in a recyclable box, too, for the ultimate low-waste gift.

    18. This makeup sponge holder will make any beauty aficionado jump for joy. It'll protect their sponge, while also giving it a safe place to dry after washing.

    19. Give the gift of a sustainable wardrobe with these bamboo socks that'll help them build an eco-friendly wardrobe from the ground up. Bamboo is also naturally moisture wicking and odour controlling, so their feet will stay fresh and dry all day (and night) long!

    20. These reusable produce bags are a tough, handy addition to any kitchen, and will help replace dozens of single-use plastic bags.

    21. Swap the plastic foot files with this pumice stone for all-natural foot care that's as gentle on skin as it is on the environment. These volcanic rocks have been plucked straight from the earth and contain no chemicals or additives.

    22. These bamboo T-shirts are great basics — moisture-wicking, thermoregulating, durable, and odour-resistant, they can be worn as a fitted tee or as a base layer during the colder months.

    23. And a set of vegan makeup brushes so they can start their day off guilt-free and beautiful. They're made of sustainable bamboo, and each kit comes with five brushes, a storage tray, and three beauty look cards that are sure to be a blessing on sleepy Monday mornings.

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