EcoParent 2018 Gift Guide for Grown-ups

Here are a few of our favourite things!

photo courtesy of Bloom & Give

When someone asks, "What can I get you this year?", do you often reply, "I have no idea!"? This year, surprise them with a resounding, "I know!" because we have ideas, my friend. LOTS of ideas! Our 2018 Gift Guide for Grown-ups will fill your mind with ideas, ideas, ideas! Best of all, this gift guide is filled with eco-friendly, recycled, upcycled, and ethically produced swag that will delight the most discerning recipient AND be easier on the environment. This year, you'll be glad they asked.


Ecoparent 2018 Gift Guide for Grown-ups House of Marley

House of Marley

For those who need a soundtrack for their life, earth-friendly House of Marley totally gets it. Grab their Riddim BT speaker or Positive Vibration 2 headphones and listen wherever you are. Both feature Bluetooth wireless connectivity, and include materials like bamboo, recycled Rewind™ fabric, recycled cork, and recyclable aluminum. And House of Marley donates a percentage of proceeds to the One Tree Planted initiative! and



Ecoparent 2018 Gift Guide for Grown-ups Bloom&Give


Luxe. Timeless. Ethical. This lightweight merino wool and silk from Bloom&Give is the perfect accessory to any wardrobe. Started by friends who wanted to showcase the talent and artistry of India’s craftspeople while making a difference, Bloom&Give is committed to projects aimed at educating girls in developing countries. A whopping 50% of their profits go to partnerships with programs designed to fight gender inequity, reintegrate drop-outs, and provide infrastructure. When you buy from Bloom&Give you’re investing in a future.



Ecoparent 2018 Gift Guide for Grown-ups Nisolo









Nisolo’s buttery soft leather Lori tote is big enough to carry momming essentials, but stylish enough to deserve a starring role in any wardrobe. This timeless beauty gets better with age and comes in a variety of luscious colours. Ethically made in a Peruvian factory where the employees receive fair wages, benefits, and are guaranteed safe working conditions, Nisolo is on a mission to create sustainable and ethically produced products by promoting transparency—they even provide an online publicly accessible impact report.













Ecoparent 2018 Gift Guide for grown-ups Grosche


For the loved one who could use a little jolt in the AM, give the gift of Grosche! The sturdy housing of their TERRA French press is made from over 75% recycled plastic and supports the brewing of delicious, life-giving coffee perfection! With every TERRA sold, Grosche plants a tree in an area where reforestation is needed. Pair it with the CYPRUS double-walled glass mug (500 ml capacity!)—the perfect accessory that keeps drinks (not hands) hot! With every purchase, Grosche provides 50+ days of safe drinking water to someone in need.


Ecoparent 2018 Gift Guide for Grown-ups Bee23


Know a hotty who loves a little facial TLC? Bee23’s Hotty Balm is for them! A facial balm featuring shea butter, jojoba, olive oil, calendula and vitamin E, this formula has natural UV and SPF properties, and offers a protective barrier from the elements, perfect for those winter morning treks. Noncomedogenic, a wee bit o’ Bee23 goes a long way to reducing redness and inflammation. Bee23 also carries a wide range of skincare products that are totally bee-utiful! Made in Canada, CertClean verified, and cruelty free.



EcoParent 2018 Gift Guide for Grown-ups Ecocentric Mom

Ecocentric Mom

Give the new mom in your life a monthly care package full of amazing small brand eco and organic products, for both her and her bundle of joy, with Ecocentric Mom’s subscription box. Each box contains beauty, bath, pregnancy, baby, home, and snack products. The subscription-based service is customizable to meet the changing needs of momma and baby, taking them from early pregnancy to two years old! Ecocentric Mom also makes welcome baby and trimester boxes.



Ecoparent 2018 Gift Guide Chopper and Otis




Chopper and Otis

Spoil your fave pet parent with retread toys from Chopper and Otis. Made in Portland, Oregon from recycled bicycle tubes, these toys float on water and are tough enough to handle Spot’s chompers. Their Retreads Turtle toy isn’t just adorbs, it’s sneaky too, hiding treats in a little belly pouch. So your human friend doesn’t feel left out, make sure to grab an organic Fair Trade USA Hips-terrier tee too—we’re pawsitive they’ll love it!














WHAT ABOUT THE CHILDREN??? you ask? We got that too! Check out our 2018 Gift Guide for Kids. Same deal: awesome, sustainable gifts for the eco-conscious (but still growing) set.