Eco-Friendly Gifts for Him

When it comes to choosing eco-friendly gifts for the men in your life, we are constantly paying attention for gifts that go beyond the conventional dad stereotypes.

We hope to provide a good balance of gifts that are extremely and a few splurges. The best advice when it comes to gift giving is to find something you know they’ll USE.

Here’s our selection of green gifts for him that fall into one or more of the following categories: long lasting or high quality (so they won’t break or end up in a landfill anytime soon) eco-friendly, non-toxic, or ethically made.

If you can’t find something to wrap up to suit him, scroll down for a list of great experience gift ideas for men.


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Leaf Shave Razor

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This razor is designed to last a lifetime. It works as well – maybe better – than your typical triple blade razor, and the pivoting head design makes for an extremely smooth shave.

You can feel the quality in the weight of the razor. The blades are easy to change and they are recyclable (carefully though). Ethically made, the razor is also recyclable. We’ve used one for about three years and counting, and it’s showing no sign of needing replacement anytime soon.

Sustainably Sourced Cashmere Pullover Hoodie

Help him perfect the casual layered look.

This cozy hoodie is made from Mongolian cashmere. Quince’s quality cashmere is three times as warm as wool. It’s also sourced sustainably and ethically.

Bamboo Foldable Arm Tray

No side table? No problem!

A foldable tray with storage can hold drinks, snacks, remotes, his phone, and more.

Plus it’s easy to fold away when not in use.

Find it at Etsy or Amazon.

Digital Thermometer

If he’s a fan of grilling, a meat thermometer makes a great gift or stocking stuffer.

We’ve had one of these for several years. It’s well made and we love that it’s waterproof for easy cleaning.

Stainless Steel Nontoxic Air Fryer

Many air fryers contain black plastic. Black plastic often comes from recycled electronic, which can contain toxic substances like the flame retardant bromine; antimony; and heavy metals like lead, cadmium, and mercury.

Choosing a stainless steel option is much safer. This air fryer has a larger capacity and has a large door for easy use.

Cool Dad + Me Matching Tees

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Rock your next family photos with these adorable matching t-shirts. The Original, The Remix, The Encore shirts on tri-blend material.

USB Rechargeable Lighter

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No more wasteful plastic lighters when you give him this eco-conscious rechargeable lighter instead. Make lighting candles, the grill, fires, and more much greener.

It uses a lithium-ion battery instead of butane, and it’s guaranteed to never run out of fuel. Recharge it, just like your phone, and then use it around the house or on the go.

Mars Dust Globe

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A modern twist on a classic snow globe, this beauty will awaken the adventurer in anyone who shakes it. When the dust clears, you’ll see the planet view of Mars, with detailed topography of Valles Marineris and Olympus Mons on one side, and an adult and child astronaut on the other.

Handmade Catch-All Tray

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Catch-all trays help keep his miscellaneous items from scratching a table or dresser. They can also be the putting-place so he doesn’t lose things.

Each of these handmade mahogany, maple, and hemp oil trays is unique and super useful.

Fly Fishing Rod

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Fishing is the ultimate mindfulness hobby with the added benefit of time spent in nature.

Combined with a reel, weight-forward floating fly line, backing, leader and reel-on-rod case, the Quest fly rod is an easy and affordable way to get started fly fishing. It’s lightweight and easy for travel.

Mini Box Cutters

A super handy gift for anyone on your list. They also make a great stocking stuffer.

Use these mini utility knives for opening letters and boxes or for crafts and projects. Dad might find everyone else taking off with these so you may need more than one set.

Portable Red Light Therapy

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From reducing inflammation and recovering quickly from a workout to great skin and preventing hair loss, the benefits of red light therapy for men are pretty compelling.

This portable device is easy to use and rechargeable. It’s also a more affordable entry point into red light therapy. And JOOVV is by far the best.

Snare Wire Bracelet

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Gift this bracelet from Zambian artisans who cleverly repurposed snare wire traps to prevent them from being used to trap and kill the region’s wildlife. Each bracelet comes in a unique pouch of traditional material.

The bracelets are made from leather and snare wire with an interior diameter of approximately 7”-8”.

When you donate through WWFGifts, you help create a safer world for wildlife, protect amazing places, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature. Supporting an environmental cause with an upcycled gift is definitely one of our favorite eco-friendly gifts for him.

Bicycle Repair Kit

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Everything he needs to handle a repair in a compact kit.

With these metal tire levers and patch kit, he’ll be rolling along again in no time. The six-sided, dog bone-style hex wrench adjusts the most common bike screws and bolts and screws. 

Customizable Sampler Set

If he enjoys a gift of spirits, make sure it’s a conscious one. This giftable brand infuses high-quality fruits, herbs, and botanicals to craft their lovely blends in-house—such as citrus flower, lemon lavender, and ginger yuzu.

Stainless Steel Insulated Mug

A reusable tumbler or water bottle is one of the most practical gifts you can give. This sturdy YETI mug holds 14 oz. and keeps drinks hot or cold for hours.

Unlike traditional camp mugs, this double-wall vacuum-insulated body protects hands from hot or cold contents while keeping coffee, chili, oatmeal, etc. well-insulated. Plus it’s dishwasher safe and very durable.

Plastic-Free Pour-Over Coffee Brewer

eco friendly gifts for men

While there are several variations of glass coffee brewers, the dads on our team are huge fans of Blue Bottle Coffee.

This gift set comes with their winter blend coffee and has everything he needs to get started with plastic free coffee brewing.

You’ll also find extremely affordable pour-over brewers at Amazon.

Badger Moisturizing After Shave

When it comes to easy green gifts for him, Badger products are outstanding, and this glass bottle of after shave oil is no exception. With the uplifting aroma of citrus and skin soothing Rosehip, he won’t have to worry about irritation.

Outdoor Fire Pit

Whether he’s making friends with the neighbors or filling an anthropological need to sit in front of a crackling flame, this fire pit is a great gift for him – and the whole family.

Dreamy Organic Latex Pillow

eco-friendly gifts for him

Life is better all year round when you get great sleep (without inhaling toxins for 8 hours). One of our favorite eco-friendly gifts for men or anyone on your list is something that supports healthy rest and restoration.

Happsy’s organic pillows and mattresses are some of the highest-quality and most affordable organic bedding options you’ll find.

Wine Aerator & Sulfite Purifier

Sulfites can alter the taste of wine and can cause allergic symptoms for some people (wheezing, tingling, swelling, nausea, headaches, itchiness). Ullo’s purifier removes sulfites and sediment and easily aerates your wine.

BLK & BOLD Coffee

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This specialty coffee company donates 5% of all profits to initiatives that support improving the lives and future for domestic at-risk youth.

Customized Natural Skin Care Gift Set

You can personalize this eco-friendly grooming kit just for him. The products are all natural and come in a zero-waste gift box.


Experience gifts are especially popular and many of them make great eco-friendly gifts for him. Think about what he enjoys most and see how you can surprise him with that or one of the following ideas.

Sports – Get him tickets to watch his favorite team or help him get further toward his goal of visiting all the major league ball parks. What about golf lessons or a trip to a PGA event?

Outdoor activities – Whitewater rafting, fly fishing, skiing, rock climbing… whether extreme sports or extremely relaxing, there’s probably an activity he will love.

Hire a helper – Moms aren’t the only ones with full schedules. No matter what he needs help with, there’s a personal assistant, errand runner, organizing specialist, etc. available to help.

Music – Will his favorite band be near you soon? Consider getting tickets and a night out or a weekend away if the concert is out of town. Has he always wanted to learn to play an instrument? Get him a gift certificate for lessons.

Daredevil for a day – Skydiving, a race car experience, or pilot for a day are some exciting options for your thrill seeking man. (You might consider a few carbon credits to offset this gift.)

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