Dec 12, 2018 | Green Living Show
The Green Living Show Holiday Gift Guide
Top Picks for Easy & Conscious Gift Giving
Uh oh! Is there someone you forgot to buy for this year? We’ve made conscious-gift buying easy to do! Check out these unique ideas that will make your gifts a hit this holiday season!
PLUS: Visit our Instagram Page for a chance to win our Holiday Gift Guide Prize Pack
A Gift Certificate for Dresden Frames
The perfect gift for the bespectacled one on your list! The essence of Dresden’s approach is: organic but technical. Playful and functional. The end result? Glasses that are durable, fun, light-weight, reasonably priced and responsibly made.
Manufactured from recycled materials, this modular frame system is made up of a wide variety of colorful arms and frames, all interchangeable. Readers, progressives, sunglasses — they do it all!
For more info, click here.
A Selection of Body Care Products from Neal’s Yard
For someone who could use a little pampering! Founded in 1981 in the UK, Neal’s Yard was introduced in Calgary in 2014 and is known for combining the expertise of the apothecary with a holistic approach to health and beauty.
Their delightful product line includes items like Wild Rose Beauty Balm, Bee Lovely Hand Cream, and the Goodnight Gift pack, all made with sustainable ingredients that promote balance and well-being.
Check out their full line of products here.
A One-year Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC) Membership
Ideal for the outdoor enthusiast! The Bruce Trail is Canada’s oldest and longest marked footpath. Running along the Niagara Escarpment in southern Ontario from Niagara to Tobermory, the Bruce Trail spans more than 890 km of main Trail and over 400 km of associated side trails.
A BTC Membership includes access to an extensive program of organized hikes and snowshoe events, subscription to Bruce Trail Magazine, invitations to special events, discounts to other Conservation Areas and more!
Find out more about the membership benefits here.
A Monthly Subscription to OatBox
Great for someone who has just moved out of their parent’s home! Hand-crafted in Montreal, OatBox creates delicious monthly breakfast kits. The kits are developed by a chef to create healthy blends (like banana cardamom granola!) using clean ingredients and delivered to your door!
There are three bundles to choose from and options include yummy granola, breakfast bars, oatmeal, and even specialty teas – everything for a perfect start to the day!
Learn more here.
A Selection of Teas from Lake & Oak Tea Co.
Best gift for someone in need of R&R! Lake & Oak Tea Co. promotes simple and nourishing self-care rituals with their hand-blended herbal tea elevated with adaptogens and super herbs. Their goal is to make it simpler and more delicious to enjoy the amazing stress-reducing benefits of adaptogens with your daily cup of tea!
Nurture your nearest and dearest with The Holiday Glow Bundle – which includes the brand new Chaga Coconut Chai Tea, Golde Tea, and Ashwagandha + Chill Tea.
Shop here for your most relaxing holiday yet.
Smart Dog Food from Northern Hound
Great option for your four-legged friend! Northern Hound’s dog food features meat-free dog food recipes using premium insect proteins, raw fruits, veggies, berries and herbs, all grown responsibly and humanely. Even the packaging is recyclable and completely home-compostable!
There are 2 options to choose from: dehydrated or raw food. Both contain a healthy ingredient list that is high in minerals, amino acids and protein.
Learn more about this healthy premium dog food here.
Zero Waste Kit from A Greener Future
Great idea for a stocking stuffer! A Greener Future works hand-in-hand with local communities to promote environmental preservation through organized litter cleanups, educational programs, and events.
They also have a Zero Waste Shop, featuring tools for working towards a litter-free planet, such as Zero Waste Kits. The kit includes a reusable snack bag/travel pouch, bamboo utensils, a stainless steel straw, and a straw cleaner. The food grade lining makes the pouch easy to clean if you put your utensils away messy.
Learn more here.
A Wallet Made from Teak Leaves by Leafii
A great gift for someone who loves global vibes! “Leaf leather” is made from teak leaves that are sustainably harvested, soaked, dyed, dried, pressed, and then sealed. This process results in a durable fabric that retains the veins of each beautiful leaf.
Made by a Thai artisan community, the product line includes beautiful bags, accessories, and wallets, like The Alexis, a timeless design that is sure to please someone special on your list.
Find out more about teak leaf products here.
100% Plastic-Free Baggies from BeeBAGZ
Perfect for anyone who is serious about saying “NO!” to plastic! These all-natural and totally biodegradable bags come in a variety of sizes to really help kick the plastic habit! Choose these bags for lunches, leftovers, leafy veggies; the list goes on!
To use, load in your favourite food, fold the top down and seal shut with the pinch of your fingers. The warmth of your fingers works with the jojoba and resin to create a seal.
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Wishing you a Happy Holiday Season! We’ll see you at the Green Living Show March 22nd - 24th, where you can see all of these and 350 more eco-friendly companies!