The Eco Christmas cheat sheet

The holidays are a great opportunity to reconnect with family, unwind, and share in gratitude. However, it can also be a moment of overindulgence, excess, and consumerism. Looking for a change? We have the perfect sustainable gift for your favorite adventurer or dog-owner, beauty queen or zero waste enthusiast. Eco Christmas is here! Below is your go-to guide of B Corporations, purpose-driven organizations, and industry leaders for finding that perfect gift for the holiday season.

That’s what Eco Christmas means. You are giving yourself the gift of knowing you are supporting companies that are good for the earth and its people.

For the Adventurer

REI Adventures – Sustainable Tourism Adventures

Evergreen Escapes – Sustainable Tourism Adventures in Seattle

Modern Adventure – Sustainable Tourism Adventures

MEJDI Tours – Sustainable Tourism Adventures

The Road Less Traveled – For Middle and High School Students

For the Outdoor Enthusiast

TOM BIHN – Backpacks, Bags, Totes, Duffels, Etc.

PMI Worldwide – Reusable, Durable Water Bottles and Thermoses

Kammok – Hammocks & Camping Gear

Burton – Winter Gear

Senda Athletics – Fair Trade Soccer Balls

Bureo – Skateboards, Sunglasses and Other Goods Made from Recycled Fishing Nets

Tillak – Outdoor Goods That Give Back 25% to Outdoor Non-Profits

For the Special One

Noonday Collection – Fair Trade Accessories

MiaDonna & Company – Fine Jewelry

Blair Lauren Brown – Fine Jewelry

Dogeared – Handcrafted Jewelry 

For the Beauty Enthusiast

Paula’s Choice – Sustainable Skin Care, Partnered with TerraCycle

Moon Valley Organics – Hair, Skin, Soap

Prose – Hair Care

Alaska Glacial Mud – At-Home Spa Care

White & Elm – Skin Care for Women

Caldera Lab – Skin Care For Men

Badger Balm – Healthy Body Care (One Stop Shop)

Beautycounter – Fighting For A World Where All Beauty Is Clean Beauty

For the Clean Freak

Rebel Green – Natural Cleaning Products

Meliora – Natural Home Products

For the Zero Waste Lifestyle

The Refill Shoppe – Order Refills and Subscribe to Regular Deliveries

Preserve – 100% Recycled and Reused Home Products

Full Circle – Kitchen and Home Products

Plaine Products – Personal Care in Refillable and Reusable Containers

Love Bottle – Spunky Glass Water Bottles (Customizable!)

For the New Parents

Made Of – Safest and Most Transparent Baby Skincare and Diapering

For the Pawrents

West Paw – Recycled and Organic Toys & Beds (Send Your Toys Back to be Reused!)

P.L.A.Y. – Luxury Pet Beds and Accessories

Only Natural Pet – Natural Food, Gear & Wellness Products

Found My Animal – Who Rescued Who?

Fishpond – For That One Fly Fisher You Know

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About the Author /

Katie Secrist is Director of Strategic Partnerships and Consultant at Sustainable Business Consulting. In her role she develops genuine client and partner relationships, manages several client accounts and leads project deliverables. Her experience has lent itself to transformative corporate responsibility programs in sectors such as healthcare, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, finance and logistics/transportation. As the Director of Strategic Partnerships, she is uniquely skilled at creating impactful business connections by investing in relationships. Whether its networking, business development, or strategic partnerships, she has used this skill to expand her network and create waves of meaningful change, all while bringing people together. Her passion, dedication, and inquisitive nature have skyrocketed her career, working to integrate sustainability at companies including Expedia, Seattle Children’s, Sounders FC, Alaska Airlines, and many more. She is a thought leader in the space, serving as an advisor to B Lab, the creator of B Corporations, and frequently mentors young job seekers, supporting them as they navigate their career development, job search process, and discover their purpose and how to act on it. To find out more, visit and follow her @SecristKatie.

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