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Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for family and friends! This year, more than ever, it’s important to get your shopping done early and shop from local, small businesses when possible to support your community when you can. This gift guide is full of locally sourced, sustainably made items that are certain to be used and free from any plastic waste!


Stocking stuffers: After your stockings are hung by the chimney with care, these items are what your family hopes St. Nicholas will leave there!

  • Lip and cheek tint: This buildable lip and cheek tint from Birch Babe Naturals comes in two beautiful, naturally tinted colors (Pink “Absolutely Fabulous” and Red “Backcountry Diva”).

  • Reusable Stainless Steel Razor (+10 Blades): Reusable safety razors are the gift that keep giving! This stainless steel razor will last a lifetime, saves money, and eliminates the waste of disposable razors/cartridges!

  • Natural Gummy Fruit Snacks: What stocking is complete without candy?

  • Cedar Soap Dish: This cedar soap dish is available in light and dark natural stains, makes a beautiful addition to kitchen or bathroom counter tops, and helps increase the life of bar soap!

  • Peppermint Cocoa Mix: There’s not much better than a cup of peppermint cocoa on Christmas morning!


Self-care kit: With all the stress of 2020, these self-care focused items are perfect for friends burnt-out from their home office, tired parents, and anyone in need of relaxation!

  • Lavender essential oils: Proven to help reduce anxiety and promote relaxation, this 100% pure lavender essential makes a great gift for anyone who needs to take time to breathe, relax, and take some time for themselves!

  • Hand lotion bar: Sweet almond oil and shea butter make this hand lotion bar a great way to soothe dry, cracked winter hands!

  • Soap saver: Soap saver bags are great for ensuring the last bits of a soap bar aren’t wasted and make a great loofa!

  • Soap bar: This Oregon-made soap bar comes in two beautiful scents! The peppermint is cool and invigorating, while the lavender oatmeal bar is calming and gently exfoliating!

  • Whipped body butter: This vegan, patchouli and bergamot scented body butter is nourishing, hydrating, and perfect for dry winter skin!


Movie night kit: A movie night gift basket is perfect for family or friends who love movies or have kiddos! Add your favorite DVD, a blanket, or cozy pajamas to complete the perfect family-fun basket!

  • Organic popcorn kernels: No movie night is complete without some popcorn! These kernels will be ready to be covered in butter in under 5 minutes!

  • Cowboy Cookie or M&M Cookie Mix: This zero-waste cookie mix has the ease of pre-made cookie mix, with all the deliciousness of homemade!

  • Snack mixes:

  • Happy Hour Snack Mix: For the salty-sweet lovers who also aren’t afraid of some spice (Full of flavor with butter toffee peanuts, Cajun hot corn sticks, rice snacks, wasabi peas, roasted and salted almonds, mustard pretzels, roasted and salted pecans, and roasted and salted cashews)

  • The Big Cheese Cracker Snack Mix: For those who firmly believe that it’s impossible to have too much cheese!

  • Sweet Caroline Snack Mix: The perfect mix of salty and sweet! (Honey roasted sesame sticks, butter toasted peanuts, honey roasted almonds, honey roasted peanuts, and banana chips)



For the sustainability beginner: Holiday gifts are a great change to introduce others to sustainable swaps! These items are easy to incorporate into daily life for anyone who is new to a sustainable lifestyle!

  • Beeswax wraps: These wraps made of 100% natural cotton and beeswax can eliminate the need for plastic wrap! This pack includes 3 sizes (7x7in, 10x10in, and 14x14in).

  • Bamboo to-go travel ware set: This set includes a bamboo spoon, fork, knife, chopsticks, straw, and straw cleaner! It packs into a cloth bag and is the perfect size to fit in a purse, backpack, or pocket.




Your family and friend will love these locally sourced, sustainable gifts and until December 17th you can get 20% off store-wide using the code GLM_Holidays_20 !


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