Zero Waste Holiday Gifts

Wrapped present

Zero waste is all about minimizing your carbon footprint. Consider adding these sustainable items to your shopping list this holiday season to help reduce disposable waste:

  • Reusable travel mug or water bottle
  • Cloth napkins – Endlessly customizable and useful in many different ways, vintage napkins are easy to find in thrift stores or you can even make your own napkins.
  • Mesh produce bags – Lightweight mesh bags are perfect for picking up produce at the store without wasting a plastic bag.
  • Pressure cooker – Most cut cook time in half resulting in half the energy you normally would use preparing a meal.
  • Bamboo cutlery
  • A stainless steel tiffin
  • Glass jars filled with your favorite holiday treats
  • Indoor food recycler and kitchen compost container
  • A set of stainless steel drinking straws
  • Plants