10 Eco-Friendly and Ethical Valentine’s Day Gifts for Men Under $50

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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 & Loungewear | 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. Organic T-Shirts | Vustra

T-shirts are a comfortable staple in everyone’s wardrobe. Vustra’s tees are made from 100% organic cotton and they plant a tree in the US for every purchase.

Shop | $42

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


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. Earth Friendly Jewelry | Astor & Orion

These unisex style earrings are perfect for anyone on your list (with pierced ears of course). Astor & Orion jewelry is made from recycled metals and is 100% recyclable, helping to keep the materials in use and out of a landfill.

Shop | $50

The Ethics and Sustainability of These Brands

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.

More Sustainable Valentine’s Day 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.

The Men's Cozy Moccasin in Caramel

For a more premium gift option, Adelante’s cozy moccasins could be a great option. Their business model ensures no unsold inventory waste, fair conditions and living wages for the artisans.

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.

Eco-Friendly Valentines Gifts For Her


For v-day gifts for women check out this recent holiday guide of gifts for her. And for something fancier check out the stunning selection of ethical and sustainable jewelry from Brilliant Earth.

Made in the USA Valentine’s Day Gifts

Looking for some ethical made in USA gift ideas? Check out our guide to made in America fashion for 9 ethical and sustainable brands that are made in the US.

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 1/21/23.


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