Looking for some last minute Valentine’s Day gifts for the men in your life? Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.
While shopping for guys can be hard, it doesn’t have to be. Here are 10 eco-conscious and ethically made gifts your guy will love.
At $50 or less, these are affordable options you can feel good about.
1. Wool Beanie | Colorful Standard
Your guy will be sure to receive compliments with this beanie. Available in over 40 colors. Made from 100% recycled wool and ethically made in Portugal.
Shop | $35
2. Ethiopian Coffee | Parker Clay
Know a guy who likes coffee? Parker Clay’s Ethiopian Coffee is excellent—we tried it! It is ethically sourced in Ethiopia, and also helps support a great brand: Parker Clay. They are a certified B Corporation providing fair wages and great employment opportunities to vulnerable women.
Shop | $18
3. Brewer Wallet | Nisolo
An extremely durable wallet, handcrafted in an ethical factory in Peru. Nisolo is a certified B Corp that pays on average 27% higher than Fair Trade requirements.
Shop | $50
4. Food Gifts Under $50 | Patagonia Provisions
This gift is sure to please anyone who likes… well, food. From delicious prepared food for the trail to wine, tumblers, and more Patagonia Provisions has several gifts under $50. Can’t decide? They have gift cards too.
Shop | $10-50
5. Owen Belt | Nisolo
A nice sturdy belt with an awesome backstory. Each belt is handmade in an ethical factory in Peru, where workers are paid living wages.
Shop | $50
6. Athletic Socks | Arvin Goods
Guys need socks. Well, everyone needs socks. Arvin Goods socks are durable, comfortable, and made from only recycled materials. How’s that for a smaller environmental footprint 😉
Shop | $12
7. Boxer Briefs | Pact
Let’s face it, every guy needs them and Pact’s are comfortable and well made. At $14 each you can get 1 or a few pairs for under $50. Made from 95% GOTS certified organic cotton in a Fair Trade factory.
Shop | $14
8. Dad Hat | KNOWN SUPPLY
What guy doesn’t want a good hat? KNOWN SUPPLY’s dad hats are stylish, durable, certified Fair Trade, and made from organic cotton.
Shop | $28
9. Mizu Camp Cup | Outerknown
The gift of utility, warmth, and sustainability. Designed to keep your coffee hot while saving natural resources at home, the office, and yes, at camp.
Shop | $23
10. Upcycled Pocket Tee | Tact & Stone
A tee so soft you’ll want to steal his shirt! Made from 50% Upcycled Cotton and 50% Organic Cotton. This natural fiber tee is ethically made in Portugal and saves 538 Gallons of water compared to a conventional tee.
Shop | $44
Why Are These Brands Considered Ethical or Sustainable?
All of the brands recommended in this article are Eco-Stylist Certified, meaning they’re among the most ethical and sustainable brands on the planet. Check out our Brand Ratings to learn more about each brand.
Looking For More Gift Ideas?
As Valentine’s day draws closer, and closer, you may be interested in taking an ethical route with your loved ones’ gifts. Whether it is giving a zero waste experience, donating to a cause or buying from a responsible business, you can do good, while showing your loved ones how much you care.
For a more premium gift option, Beckett Simonon’s ethically crafted, made to order footwear and accessories could be a great option. Their business model ensures no unsold inventory waste, fair conditions and pay for the artisans, as well as full transparency on the process and artisans stories with their email updates.
Their products are made to last for years, not seasons. That means your loved one can wear them for a long time and even have them repaired when they wear out, for many more years of life. It’d undying, just like your love 😉
For more gift ideas be sure to also check out:
- 12 Sustainably Made Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him
- For gifts for women check out our Brand Guide or this recent gift guide of gifts for her
Finding the perfect gift that also makes a positive impact can be hard. Let us know what you’re looking for in the comments and we would love to help you find it!
*Article updated 2/2/22
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Garik Himebaugh is the founder of Eco-Stylist, the go-to resource for ethical clothing. He’s also an international speaker on all things sustainable fashion. Garik loves coffee, climbing, and clothes.