It's that time of year again, the one when you're expected to think of a few personalized gifts for the people in your life. Whether you buy something, make something, or simply carve out some time to spend with someone, it takes a little time and effort to think of what to give your friends and family. We here at retraced know how you feel and we want to help!
Our team has put together a list of conscious gifts to give or get this season. The retraced eco gift guide has something for everyone on your list, at any price point, and can all be ordered online or purchased in select stores, depending on your preferred shopping style.
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“It may seem obvious, but a reusable bag cuts down on so much unnecessary waste, so why not buy a couple cute ones like these from Baggu. I have a few and always remember to bring them into the store with me because I like them so much! And now with many states and cities banning plastic bag use, a personalized reusable bag is definitely worth the investment. There are so many different colors and patterns - one for everyone on your list!”
Alex, Graduate Intern in Marketing & Strategic Development
“Clear Food Containers are a great way to stop using one time plastic bags due to grocery shopping, and start bulk shopping pantry items.”
Anaid, UI Designer
"An insect hotel is a gift everybody can use - garden, balcony or just a ledge. It looks nice, is not expensive and helps protecting biodiversity. I like it a lot because you can actually see how you are helping to save nature.“
Anna T, Graduate Intern in Marketing & Product Development
“I have used reusable cotton makeup removal pads for a while now and I love how it saves me money and reduces so much waste. Because normally these rounds are made of cotton (dirty business!) it's a great alternative.”
Jessica, Content Creator
“It’s crazy how many one time tissues I am using every day and I would love to be able to do something about it (with the perks of style and nice smell!). These are the answer!”
Nef, Full Stack Developer
“I love running and I do it a lot. I'm a minimalist so I don't shop a lot but the things that I still buy are super planned and well thought out. So now it's time to renew my running shoes (like every 2 years). Veja seems to be a very cool sustainable brand with grounded values so I would like to give them a try.”
Paula, Brand Manager
“Everyone loves a warm scarf for winter and there's nothing more cozy than the ones made out of alpaca wool. Salqapacha has a great collection of sustainably sourced alpaca scarf from small local weavers in Peru.”
Philipp, CPO, COO & Co-Founder
“Myro is a cool brand with a great purpose - reducing waste. Their deodorants are refillable and come in a variety of scents and tube colors making them easy to customize”
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