Be honest, between planning for your holiday getaway and all those Christmas parties and eggnog you have procrastinated on your shopping. Stocking stuffers are life savers for those of us doing last minute purchases – Here are 10 eco-friendly ideas all under $40!
1.-This is a fashionista must-have. Designed by Vivienne Westwood for Lush to create a sustainable alternative to wasteful wrapping, this limited edition Climate Revolution Knot-Wrap it’s made from organic cotton and can be used as stylish and eco-friendly gift wrap, worn as a scarf or framed as a piece of art. $25.95 Available at Lush stores on Lincoln Road, Aventura and Dadeland Malls.
2.-Every Man Jack body kit or shaving kit – choose between a complete hydrating body set or a soothing shaving every day routine set, all of the products are free of parabens, phthalates, dyes, SLS, and are never tested on animals and they come encased in compact toiletry bag to take on the road. $16.00 Available at Target and Whole Foods.
3.-Ginny Bakes – who doesn’t like cookies or biscotti ? Dunk that biscotti in cup of hot chocolate and you have total bliss. These little pieces of heaven are organic, gluten free and vegan and come in to-go packs for $24 or 5 oz boxes for $4.99 Click here to find a store that carries Ginny Bakes near you.
4.-Yogiiza organic cotton clothing – Packaged in cute recyclable tins, these men’s and women’s underwear are made from 100% organic cotton that lets your skin breathe happy. Thongs $16.50, Men’s briefs 26.50 Available at Miami Life Center, Apple a Day, Yogiiza HQ or click here for more locations.
5.-My Biotiful Bag – This is a perfect his or hers gift – after all who doesn’t need organization? This versatile pouch is made of Rpet (Recycled Poly Ethylene Terephthalete) nylon a material obtained from recycling bottles made from PET. Carry inside your make up, pens, keys, jewelry, candy at $12.50 you can buy several colors – available in blue, red, yellow, pink, purple. Available at The Palms Hotel boutique.
6.-Pangea Organics Soaps – Talk about the gift that keeps on giving! These soaps are made with 100% certified organic ingredients and the carton is made from 100% post-consumer newspaper without glues or dyes, so it's biodegradable, compostable and plantable! That's right, each carton is embedded with Blue Spruce tree seeds. $8 each Click here to find a Pangea Beauty Ecologist near you.
7.-Are you? Soy Candles - The perfect eco-friendly soy candle to match your sense of style and conscious. Made of dye free soy wax with its own inspirational message are hand poured, hand packaged with 100% natural hemp $ 26. Available at Bubbles & Bubbles in1914 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale,
8.-To-Go Ware Utensils - Are an eco friendly, toxin free alternative to using plastic, for the person on the go. Keep it at the office or take it with you while traveling. The utensil holder is made from recycled PET plastic while the bamboo utensils are made from a single sheet of bamboo, so no glues are used. $12.95 Available at the Ecomarket Store
9.- My Eco Can -Replace your water bottle or on-the-go coffee mug with this earth-friendly can made from corn-starch based polylactic acid. It has a convenient tab and twist-off cap with double walled construction that securely totes around and insulates your daily sips. BPA-free. $13 Available at the PAMM museum store and Elemental Store in Wyndwood
10.-Juice Beauty Make Up Kit - Juice Beauty introduces their universally flattering Organically Pink Makeup Kit which includes Lip Gloss, Lipstick, blush, and cleasing milk all made with organic ingredients in a chic bag, made with sustainable and recycled materials. $39Available at the ULTA store near you
Wishing you a Merry and Healthy Christmas.