9 Green Gift Ideas to Help Pollinators and the Earth

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If you need gifts that help birds, bees and the planet, consider these eco-friendly gift ideas for naturalists and earth lovers.

Socks to Save Trees

tree socks, green giftsVia Merchant

Buy a cozy pair of socks and Trees for the Future will plant 10 trees. Your feet (and the planet!) will thank you!

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Pollinator Protector Activity Kit

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This fun activity kit makes planting pollinator-friendly flowers simple. Just plant the included “Seed Pop” and watch purple coneflowers, wild bergamot, black-eyed Susans and other wildflowers grow. Plus, the included stickers, activity mat and patch make it a great way to teach kids about gardening.

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Beeswax Food Wraps

Beeswax WrapsVia Etsy

Keep your food fresh with beeswax food wraps while cutting down on single-use plastics. You’ll never need disposable plastic wrap again with this long-lasting, eco-friendly alternative.

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Butterfly Puddler Stone

Butterfly Puddler PlateVia Uncommongoods.com

Attract more butterflies to visit your garden with this ceramic puddler stone. We love the pretty thistle design! Place this gift for earth lovers in a sunny spot surrounded by your favorite nectar flowers.

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Funny Plastic Free Produce Bags

produce bagsVia Uncommongoods.com

Keep these cotton sacks handy for trips to the grocery store and farmers’ market. The adorable veggie graphics will bring a smile to your face during every trip through the produce aisle. The bags are washable and reusable—so you can feel good about keeping disposable plastic bags out of the landfill.

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Zero Waste Shampoo Bars

Shampoo Conditioner BarsVia Etsy

Stop buying shampoo and conditioner in plastic bottles. These zero-waste shampoo and conditioner bars smell heavenly and keep your hair looking fantastic. We think they would also be a convenient choice for traveling or camping.

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The Naturalist’s Notebook

This five-year calendar helps keep track of memorable outdoor sightings to track changes in the environment. The book encourages us to record at least one observation a day.

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Friendsheep Organic Eco Wool Dryer Balls

wool dryer ballsVia Amazon

Never buy disposable dryer sheets or fabric softener again! These reusable wool dryer balls are a simply baa-dorable gift for an earth-conscious friend.

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Bird Friendly Coffee

photo credit: Birds and Beans

Birds & Beans coffee, grown in the tropics on songbird-friendly lands, allows you to support birds with every sip. Pair it with a cute Save the Bees mug for a complete gift.

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Lori Vanover
Lori Vanover is the senior digital editor for Birds & Blooms. She has a bachelor's degree in agricultural and environmental communications from the University of Illinois. Lori enjoys growing vegetables and flowers for pollinators in her backyard gardens. She also is an avid bird-watcher.