Shopping For The Eco-Conscious Teen Girl In Your Life? Read On For The Best Sustainable Holiday Gift Options In 2022!
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If you’re shopping for a teenaged girl who’s passionate about her environment, you’ve come to the right place!
The current generation of teenagers are more aware of environmental issues that are plaguing this planet, and are choosing to embrace eco-friendly items over disposable and unethical goods.
With that said, we’ve created an eco-friendly holiday gift guide that contains fair-trade, zero waste, reusable, and compostable items that make the best holiday gifts for eco-conscious teenagers.
Even if the teen you’re shopping for isn’t into green living, an eco-friendly gift can help encourage them to make better choices that benefit the environment!
2022 Eco-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide Teen Girls
1. Bars Over Bottles Shampoo Bar Sampler
More and more people are swapping bottled shampoo for solid shampoo bars, and the teen girl in your life would love this shampoo bar sampler pack by Bars Over Bottles. She’ll get to try out 4 shampoo bars and 2 conditioner bars to see which formula works best for her hair type—plus an elliptical bar holder for storage.
2. The Coldest Water Reusable Stainless Steel Water Bottle
She’s going to love staying hydrated throughout the day with this good looking 21 oz reusable water bottle by The Coldest Water—which literally lives up to its name—keeping her water ice cold for up to 36 hours. A teenaged girl can never have too many reusable water bottles, and this one is too cute to pass up on.
3. Stainless Steel Portable Silverware Set By Homquen
Reusable utensil sets are some of the most eco-friendly gifts that you can give to literally anyone. Reusable cutlery is incredibly convenient, and helps to cut down on plastic waste. With that said, the teen in your life will love this portable utensil set by Homquen, and she will be showing these off every chance she gets!
4. Lilind Organic Cotton Reusable Pad Set
If your teenager wants to have a more sustainable period, you can gift her with a starter set of organic cotton period pads by Lilind. This pack includes six handmade pads that have a beautiful feminine design, and a storage pouch for when she’s on the go.
5. Fjallraven Kanken Backpack
The Fjallraven Kanken backpack is a sustainable fashion must-have for junior and high schoolers all across the country. And there’s more to this hipster backpack than just aesthetics, the Fjallraven Kanken backpack is made from sustainable and ethically sourced material, is dirt and water resistant, and will last a lifetime.
6. Beall [Upcycled] Origami Jewelry
These handmade origami earrings were featured on Teen Vogue and made from recycled wallpaper. The artist partnered with an interior design corporation to collect and recycle their unused wallpaper, turning it into origami art—like these crane earrings which symbolize grace, wisdom and a long life! (More designs available).
7. DIY Macrame Plant Hanging Kit
DIY kits are such fun sustainable gifts to receive for any occasion, and the teenaged girl in your life will love this DIY macrame plant hanging kit that will allow her to create 3 sets of boho-chíc macrame plant hangers. It comes with easy to follow instructions and video tutorial.
8. Eco Recycle Plush Oversized Throw
This cozy plush oversized throw is made from 30% recycled fibers, and available in several pretty colors. Cozy blankets are always welcomed amongst girls and women of any age, and this one makes a fabulous eco-friendly gift!
9. Ethique Solid Face Care Sampler
This eco-friendly gift for teen girls is really cool! It’s a plastic-free skincare range and contains 5 mini solid vegan face bars for all skin types. One of the bars is a deep green foaming cleanser, one removes makeup, then you have a ginger snap face scrub, a face serum to firm and hydrate, and lastly a solid face cream.
10. Boody Body EcoWear Bamboo Racerback Sports Bra
If you have an active teen, or one who just simply loves loungewear, the Boody Racerback sports bra makes a great eco-friendly gift. It’s made with 79% bamboo viscose, making this bra sustainable, breathable, buttery soft, and comfortable. Bamboo viscose is also fade-resistant and more durable than cotton—so she’ll have it for quite some time.
11. EcoRight Organic Cotton SmartPhone Crossbody Bag
This super cute crossbody purse is made with 100% water proof organic cotton canvas, and contains an inner lining that’s water-resistant and made out of recycled PET bottles. Your teen will love this simple and ethically made purse, especially when all she wants to take with her sometimes is her phone and keys when she’s going out with friends. (Different designs available).
12. Pacifica Beauty Reusable Silicone Under Eye Mask
Even teens need to practice self care, so these reusable silicone under eye masks make the perfect sustainable beauty gift to de-stress. Just add a few drops of your favorite serum, and place underneath the eye to reduce puffiness. The included storage tin is also super cute! (Various other masks are available to choose from for different parts of the face).
13. JBL Flip 5 Recycled Plastic Bluetooth Speaker
The JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth speaker is made from recycled plastic and is waterproof. This is an awesome eco-friendly gift for teen girls who love listening to music with their friends. And if she’s not a fan of pink, there are tons more colors to choose from!
14. House Of Marley Sustainable Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones with Microphone
House of Marley is the first audio brand to craft products that include sustainable materials and contribute to global reforestation. These eco-friendly headphones are crafted with premium sustainable materials like FSC certified wood and recyclable aluminum for powerful sound. Your teen will also get up to 35 hours of playtime before it’s time to charge again.
15. Fahlo Sea Turtle Tracking Bracelet
This is no ordinary bracelet, as each one tracks a specific sea turtle. And when you purchase one of these gems, you are helping donate to wildlife research and conservation! This is a great eco-friendly gift for teen girls with a good story for her to share with her friends! (More color options available).