Keep on Giving: 10 Gifts for a More Resilient Planet

November 8, 2023

A B Corp Holiday Gift Guide of Earth-Friendly Options

Holiday gifts can spread cheer as well as love for the Earth. With their commitment to environmentally sustainable business practices and products, Certified B Corporations keep the positive impact going all year long. 

These 10 gift ideas from B Corps in the U.S. and Canada include responsibly sourced products that help create positive impact for the people who produce them and the planet. At the holidays, you can feel good about choosing them for the loved ones on your gift list. Each company and the products they make help create a circular economy and a better Earth. 

Big Bee Good … Do Good Gift Box

African Bronze Honey Company | Canada 

Women-Owned, Small Business

Price: $32 USD, $44 CAD

African Bronze creates wild, certified organic forest honey using regenerative practices that help protect vast forest areas from deforestation, helping to fight climate change. African Bronze honey has twice the antioxidants of other honeys and is packaged in repurposable glass jars to help reduce waste. The gift box offers two wild honey forest flavors. Pick from Miombo Blossom Honey, Honeydew Forest Honey, Julbernardia Blossom Honey, Cacao and Honey, Hot Honey, and Cinnamon Honey.

ButcherBox Gift Boxes 

ButcherBox | United States


Price: $79-$239 USD, unavailable in Canada 

ButcherBox prioritizes sourcing products that consider the well-being of animals, farmers, fishermen, workers, and the planet. All ButcherBox products are free from antibiotics and added hormones. ButcherBox offers a large selection of gift boxes featuring combinations of grass-fed and finished beef, organic chicken, humanely raised pork, and wild-caught seafood as well as a gift certificate option. Shipping is carbon neutral and utilizes a shipping box that is 100% recyclable and made of renewable materials.

Gimmeback Gift Wrap

Circularly | United States

Women-Owned, Small Business, LGBTQIA-Owned

Price: $15-$29 USD, unavailable in Canada 

Circularly focuses on creating strategies that address the full lifecycle of a physical product. GimmeBack Gift Wrap is a reusable gift wrap made from textile waste. The gift wrap addresses two areas of waste: the 2 million pounds of conventional gift wrap that goes to the landfill each year in the U.S. and the 34 billion pounds of textile waste generated in the country annually.

Locally Roasted Specialty Coffee

Equator Coffee Roasters | Canada 

Women-Owned, Small Business

Price: $14-$15 USD, $18-$19 CAD 

Equator Coffee was founded in 1998 by Craig and Amber Hall with the goal of making a difference globally and locally. The name Equator was chosen for a reason: to “equate” the benefit of drinking coffee not just for the consumer but for all the people along the way. Equator’s fair trade and organic-certified coffee is ethically sourced. Equator also donates 10 cents per pound of coffee to charity, and has donated more than $200,000 toward projects to improve coffee communities.

Oolie Crib Sheet

Oolie Inc. | United States

Women-Owned, Small Business

Price: $48 USD, $65 CAD

All of Oolie’s certified 100% organic cotton bedding is made without pesticides, harsh chemicals, and exploitation. Oolie’s crib sheet is manufactured by an Oolie partner in India who is Fairtrade Certified by FLOCERT. The organic cotton is sourced from small farmers through a cooperative called the Chetna Project. Give young ones in your life soft, pure, organic bedding in cute, modern prints.

Sustainable Holiday Cards

Paper Culture | United States

AAPI-Owned, Small Business

Price: USD varies, not available in Canada

Select holiday cards made with materials and the planet in mind from Paper Culture, which offers personal and corporate holiday cards. The personalized holiday cards are made with 100% post-consumer recycled paper. Paper Culture plants a tree for every order and offsets its carbon footprint through a partnership with Carbonfund. 

12 oz Glass To-Go Cup

The Refill Shoppe | United States

Women-Owned, Small Business

Price: $24 USD, $32 CAD 

The Refill Shoppe offers more than 50 refillable bath, body, home and cleaning products, allowing people to reuse containers and reduce packaging waste. The glass to-go cup is the Shoppe’s first official glass reusable cup. Made with premium glass and fit with a silicon sleeve, it’s the perfect reusable beverage container for coffee or tea lovers.

Sustainable Superheroes: How Every Kid Can Change the World

SucSeed Social Enterprises Inc. | Canada 

Women-Owned, Indigenous-Owned, Small Business

Price: $11.99 USD, $14.99 CAD 

SucSeed’s goal is to tackle food insecurity by helping people grow fresh produce at home, in the classroom, and in the community. The Sustainable Superheroes: How Every Kid Can Change the World book allows children to learn about sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Each book contains an action list of sustainable activities to help inspire children to become a sustainable superhero.

Catracha Coffee Project Bagged Coffee

Trailhead Coffee Roasters LLC | United States

Small Business

Price: $18.70 USD, $25.64 CAD

Catracha Coffee Co. is a social enterprise dedicated to accessing the specialty coffee market for coffee farmers in Santa Elena, La Paz, Honduras. As part of the Catracha coffee community program, coffee production is both sustainably sourced and fairly paid. Part of the proceeds support the community of Santa Helena. This washed coffee with notes of chocolate, hazelnuts and lemon zest offers a balanced cup with a rich, syrupy body. Portland-based Trailhead Coffee Roasters offers this coffee in compostable packaging and delivered via cargo bicycle to its local markets, cafes, and restaurants.

Vintage Red and White Wines 

Trois Noix | United States

Women-Owned, Small Business, LGBTQIA-Owned

Price: $40-$150 USD, $50-$160 CAD

Trois Noix began as a collaboration among friends who happened to be fabulous winemakers and grape growers. They also shared a goal of making fresh and precise wines of time and place. Trois Noix 2021 vintage red wine selections include Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Noisette Cuvée. An organically farmed 2022 Sauvignon Blanc is available for lovers of white wine. Wines are packaged in unused surplus bottles, saving them from the landfill. 


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