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Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it is time to start thinking about what you want to give Dad to tell him how loved and valued he is. Choosing a gift that is eco friendly is not only thoughtful for Dad, but it is thoughtful for the planet too.

When considering your gift options this year, choose a gift that is kind to the planet so it continues to give long after the holiday is over. If you aren’t sure where to begin, here are 18 eco friendly Father’s Day gift ideas to get you started.


1. Reusable stainless steel coffee mug

If Dad loves coffee, a durable stainless steel coffee mug sure beats drinking it out of a disposable cup. It can be reused over and over, and won’t create any extra waste.

2. Refillable/reusable K-Cup and organic coffee

Does Dad like to make his own coffee at home? If so, those plastic K-cups can really add up. Instead, give him a refillable K-cup and some of his favorite organic coffee grounds so he can brew as much as he wants without all of the waste.

3. Organic undershirts and socks

Help Dad feel cozy with some organic clothing items such as t-shirts, socks, and even boxers. Find soft organic cotton that is sure to feel great while also being gentle on the environment.

4. Plant a tree in his honor

What better way to honor Dad than to plant a tree in his honor? Trees offer shade, produce fruit and keep the air clean, so plant one in Dad’s honor and generations will enjoy it for years to come.

5. Portable solar charger

If Dad loves his electronics, then a portable solar chargeris for him. This is a great way to keep electronics charged without using valuable energy, and using the energy of the sun instead.

6. Solar camping lantern

If Dad enjoys the great outdoors, you will want to treat him to a solar camping lantern. These lanterns are great for night time parties, cookouts, camping, hiking and so much more. Plus they don’t require batteries or electricity.

7. Bamboo bath tools

Pamper Dad with bamboo bath tools such as body sponges and scrubbers. They will help him feel his best and are made of eco friendly products at the same time.

8. Organic hair products

There are so many wonderful organic hair care lines out there. Treat Dad to some new shampoo, scalp treatments and hair balm. Find a scent he is sure to love and know that the product is eco friendly and not tested on animals.

9. Recycled glass water bottle

Help Dad enjoy his 8 glasses of water a day with a trendy and durable recycled glass water bottle. This is a great way to help him drink his water while not creating more waste.

10. Recycled paper journal

If Dad enjoys drawing or journaling, a recycled journal is perfect. Pair it with a pen and he is sure to love jotting down his thoughts, his to do list or just doodling. Keeping it old school.

11. Organic nuts, popcorn and other dried snacks

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