Top 10 Ethical and Sustainable Holiday Gifts for Him | 2024 Gift Guide

Top 10 Sustainable Gifts for Him 2023

Let us be your go-to when finding gifts for all the guys in your life this Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and holiday season. From the global nomads and skilled cooks to the dog lovers and design aficionados.

And you can rest assured that each and every gift we carry is designed to last, made from responsibly sourced materials, and crafted with purpose by artisans — in the U.S. or from around the globe — earning fair wages for their work.

Here are ten of our favorite sustainable and ethical gift selections for your dad, grandpa, uncle, best friend, colleague, or partner that he is sure to cherish. Shop the full collection of Gifts for Him, or visit our Gifts Collection to discover our full curation of gifts for everyone on your list.

1. The Knotty Ones Ethno Unisex Alpaca Wool Sweater — $269

Give him the gift of the comfiest and coziest sustainably made winter sweater for a holiday gift he’ll cherish for a lifetime. Made with 100% cruelty free Alpaca wool, this super soft and impossibly warm sweater epitomizes the cross-section of hygge and style. Each sweater is handknit by women makers in Lithuania who utilize zero-waste techniques.

2. Sertodo Copper Moscow Mule Gift Set — $119

The ultimate luxury bar gift, this gift set features two Moscow Mule mugs, a mini-mule jibber, ringer bar spoon, and butler bell — all made from 100% recycled copper. Great for special occasions or casual evenings with friends.

Want to learn more about the intricacies and details that go into crafting copper? Learn more about it here

3. Nisolo Men's Everyday Chukka Boot — $200

Sleek, stylish, and versatile, these Everyday Chukka Boots instantly elevate any outfit to the next level. Masterfully handcrafted in an ethical factory in Peru’s shoemaking capital, these boots are a result of generations of long-held traditional Peruvian shoemaking techniques, ensuring their incredible quality and durability.

4. Terra Thread Canvas Toiletry Bag — $25

For the globetrotter in your life, gift him this ultimate travel companion! Made with durable 14ox heavy-duty organic cotton canvas and lead-free hardware, this toiletry bag is handcrafted to endure all the bumps in the road that come with travel. GOTS-certified organic and dyed with low-impact dyes, each toiletry bag is handcrafted in Kolkata, India in a Fair Trade-certified factory.

Want to learn more about how to travel with environmental impact and responsibility in mind? Read more about it here

5. Nisolo Men’s Owen Belt in Black — $50

A stylish pick for the environmentally-conscious gentleman, Nisolo’s Owen Belt is made with vegetable-tanned Nubuck leather and handmade in an ethical factory in Peru. The belt is made from Leather Working Group certified leather, meaning it was created in tanneries committed to eco friendly ideals like diverting waste from landfills, properly disposing chemicals and treating any waste water. 

Nisolo creates their products with sustainability and fair trade in mind. All Nisolo artisans are paid beyond fair trade wages, work in a healthy work environment and receive healthcare.


Made with natural cork, this naturally dyed, handcrafted desk mat keeps a workplace looking tidy and sleek. Tiradia Cork uses sustainably sourced cork which is harvested by skilled craftspeople who carefully strip the bark from the cork tree rather than cutting it down. 

7. Terra Thread Aarde Gym Duffle Bag — $60

This heavy-duty GOTS-certified organic cotton canvas duffle bag makes for the perfect weekender or gym bag. Featuring an adjustable shoulder strap, lead-free YKK metal zippers, and interior and exterior pockets, this handcrafted bag is prepared to securely stow away all your everyday essentials. Each bag is made in a fair trade certified factory in India and dyed using GOTS-certified, low impact dyes.

8. Amoretti Brothers Copper Frying Pan — $260 to $325

High-quality and multifunctional, this Amoretti Brother’s Copper Frying Pan is guaranteed to be a useful gift for expert chefs and newbie cooks alike. The lucky guy who gets this pan can use it to fry nearly anything. Every one of Amoretti Brother’s copper pieces is responsibly made from 100% recycled copper by artisans in Michoacán, Mexico.

9. Nisolo Brewer Wallet in Brown — $50

This handcrafted, classic leather wallet is the perfect upgrade for him. Featuring spacious pockets, it easily carries credit cards, cash, stamp cards, and more. The artisans who crafted these wallets receive beyond fair wages, healthcare, and work in a healthy and safe working environment.

10. Harvest & Mill Men’s Raglan Shirt — $56

Relaxed and roomy, this 100% organic cotton raglan shirt is a soft and versatile piece that can be mixed and matched with anything. Harvest & Mill is a women-owned company who produces their clothing with 100% organic, toxic-free cotton that’s grown, farmed, milled, and sewn in the United States.

Want to learn more about sustainable materials like organic cotton? Read all about it here! 

BONUS: A Made Trade Gift Card

Still can’t decide what to get them? Let them choose with a Made Trade Handwritten Gift Card or Digital Gift Card.

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