Sustainable Gift Guide For Men 2020 – Best Holiday Gifts For Him

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Gifts For Men That Won't Break The Bank!

Gifts for men are hard. Need a thoughtful gift that you can feel good about? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of sustainable gifts for men from some of the best and most ethical brands out there! Read on to check out what we found.

Crew Sock - Long - Plant Dyed
Arvin Goods

Arvin Goods has taken the classic Crew Sock style and colored it using an all Natural Plant Dyed Process.

These comfy and functional socks are also made using a new Organic Cotton/Modal blend, giving this sock the softest hand feel in the Arvin Goods lineup.

Oskar Beanie
Krochet Kids
The Oskar is an elevated edition of the Krochet Kids fan favorite ‘The Drifter.’  With a loose knit, this silhouette fits snug with stretch. Now in new colors, this is a go-to gift for any man living north or the tropics.
Men's 3 Pack Organic Cotton Socks Tan-Green Crew
Harvest & Mill

Made from natural color tan-green organic cotton grown in the USA, spun in the USA, and knit in the USA – there are no dyes used on these socks! (The plant fiber is naturally tan-green.) This 3-pair set of crew socks will change what it means to get socks for a gift.

Superfine Merino Beanies
Joob Activewear

A beanie made with 100% superfine merino from non-mulesed Australian merino sheep. It’s great for winter, but also fits year-round for the outdoorsy type.

Pinacolada Baja
These active Boxer Briefs are made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles and are inspired by skaters, snowboarders, artists, surfers, bikers and all around rad dudes.  The new EcoDry fabric is more durable and breathable than earlier versions and features a thicker waistband for ultimate control.
Dark Gray Short Sleeve Classic Crew T-Shirt 100% Pima
If... Then Well

Made from 100% Peruvian Pima Cotton, this shirt is sustainable and fashionable. Every guy will look good – and feel good – rocking this solid dark gray tee with just a hint of blue. You might want to buy two: One as a gift and one for yourself.

Everyday Recycled Cotton Tee Curved Hem
Tact and Stone

Butter softness and a relaxed fit make this the perfect everyday tee. Comfortable enough for lounging, refined enough for a night out (when that’s acceptable again). Slight curved hem for that perfect look – as well as the perfect gift.

Made with the highest-quality, lowest-impact cotton yarns on the planet; 50% GRS certified recycled cotton, 50% GOTS certified organic cotton. This is probably the best looking sustainable tee out there!

Men's Organic Cotton Boxers 2-packs
Organic Basics

These Organic Basics boxer briefs are made with long-form organic cotton that any guy will appreciate.  With their simple design, free of logos, frills and tags, they feel like wearing nothing at all.

Breckenridge Army Beanie
L/L Supply

The most sustainable option in headwear! Soft knit yarn made from recycled plastic bottles. Warm and flexible, this beanie is a staple for cold climates – and for anybody who truly cares about the environment.

SEGOCap – Athletics – Whitaker
Ciele Athletics

Rooted in Ciele’s established sustainability standards, the Whitaker is perfect for every runner running their own personal race.

This cap is built using Repreve, the world’s number one brand of recycled performance fiber, making it both sustainable and strong.

Apex Trunks

Developed and tested by 11x World Champion Kelly Slater on the best waves around the world, this is the most high-performance swim trunk on the market. Ultralight 4-way stretch recycled polyester for maximum mobility. But all that really matters is that Kelly Slater approves.

Ragg Cap
Topo Designs
A time-tested classic, ragg wool is heavy-duty, sturdy and warm. This cap has an acrylic liner for added warmth and softness on the ears. And best of all, it is sustainably made in the USA.
Men's Organic Crew Tee in Natural
Harvest & Mill

A newly redesigned modern men’s crew that’s made to be your daily wearer. Built with 4.3 ounce 100% organic cotton jersey, this fabric is the perfect weight and ideal for tee shirts. It has a soft, flexible feel on the body with rib collar for a clean look.

Shuteye Pant
Toad & Co
The Shuteye pajama pants are so well appointed you could wear them outside to grab the paper, check the surf, or walk the dog without anyone staring. The sustainable organic cotton fabric is yarn-dyed for distinctive character, and then heavily brushed for buttery softness.
Weekender Diffle

Designed to travel with you everywhere you need to go, the Weekender is a tribute to the timeless style of large volume duffle bags with a classic style. The bag is water resistant, versatile, and durable for everyday use.

Ams - Slim 28"
Warp Weft
These slim fit jeans are sharp but not skinny, a silhouette inspired by Amsterdam. Crafted from high retention fabric that’s engineered to prevent baggy knees and saggy waistbands, it’s versatile, high performance denim that’s extremely durable and easy to dress up or down.
Baja Pocket Tee

This classic fit tee comes complete with the quintessential left chest pocket to keep your valuables close to your heart. It’s made from season-less hemp and an organic cotton blend, making slightly heavier – and more sustainable – than your average tee.

Gray Canvas Oca Low
Crafted from high-end, raw materials, this shoe features lightweight cushion technology, a perfectly-weighted rubber sole, and classic cap-toe design for a crazy-comfy, go-to look. Plus, it’s sustainably made!
Mission Ridge Lean Pant
Toad & Co

Fresh threads and an updated fit for all day/every day versatility, the Mission Ridge Lean Pant is comfortable thanks to organic cotton, rugged thanks to polyester, and limber thank to a dash of spandex.

The lean cut fits a bit trimmer through the hip, thigh and knee (versus the regular fit), with a leg opening that’s 1″ slimmer – which could be good or bad, depending on who the pants are for.

Men's Hoodie Olive
Your everyday hoodie elevated, tailored, and fitted with a clean pocket free shape. It’s simple, practical, and sustainable.
The Men's Responsible Flannel
United By Blue

From its brushed organic cotton collar down to the corozo buttons (made from Tagua nuts), this flannel might just be take-to-meet-mom responsible. It’s made from 59% organic cotton, 39% recycled polyester, 2% spandex, and 100% comfort.

Catiba Pro Off-White Vintage/Black
The CATIBA Pro has been engineered for durability, movement and the best grip possible. It’s built with board feel, traction, ultimate comfort and ankle stability with a reinforced flick point. Plus, it’s super sustainable!
Cannon M Fossil
Saola Shoes

100% vegan shoes, with a canvas made from 100% recycled plastic bottles and an insole made from 100% natural cork + algae foam. Need we say more?

Crew Sweater

This crew sweater is made to be lived in. Woven from 100% cotton, the raglan sleeves and rib knit trim add texture to the understated knit.

You’d be forgiven for wanting to wear the Katn original 7 days a week all through winter.

Breithorn Crew Sweater
Toad And Co
Recycling is important – and so is being warm, soft, and comfortable. Made from a blend of recycled wool, this vintage aprés-ski-inspired Breithorn Crew Sweater packs a lightweight, insulating punch. Brushed on the inside, ready for action on the outside. Sleek practicality – and sustainability – at its finest.
Island Breeze
Enjoy summer feels all year long with this 100% organic linen shirt. Featuring a relaxed fit and sustainably-made process, it’s great for all-day and all-year wear.
The Mens Printed Responsible Flannel
United By Blue

Made from 59% organic cotton, 39% recycled polyester, 2% spandex – and 100% authentic, comfortable flannel to enjoy year-round.

Bernina Black Slate Polarized

Modern performance meets elevated design with the Sunski Bernina polarized sunglasses. Subtle perforated sun shields offer serious side glare protection for enhanced comfort while maintaining a flat profile. Perfect for all seasons, but especially useful in winter when the snow reflects the sun!

Alpha Sling

This sling oozes utility and style. It fits up to an 11″ iPad Pro, contains RFID blocking rear compartment, has a magnetic opening latch for extra efficiency, and has an integrated key tether to keep keys in one place.

Century Oxford Shirt
Tact And Stone

The lowest-impact woven material on the market! Made with an innovative blend of organic and recycled materials, this shirt is amazing quality without the harmful impact. And to top it off, they’re milled at a factory run on over 50% solar energy.

The Jack in Charcoal Donegal
Taylor Stitch
This signature-style button down is comfortable, classic, and constructed for years of use – and this new edition adds some extra oomph to the recipe with its gorgeous donegal look and neppy texture. Formal, informal, indoors, outdoors—The Jack excels at just about everything, and that’s no accident. It’s designed and built it for everyday wear.
Men's Boulder Boot Vegan
The Boulder Boot is a barefoot boot that has all of the natural features you’ve been searching for – all while promoting healthy foot development, better balance, increased mobility and helps to alleviate certain foot ailments. If you’re looking to give a 9oz boot (M10) that can be packed down into the smallest of daypacks, then the Boulder is the right choice.
Men's Perennial Slim-Fit Jean

These jeans are softer, lighter and more breathable than cotton.  Designed never to be thrown out (only upcycled), the non-stretch, 100% lyocell denim ensures the fit stays great, so you can wear it all day, every day – just like your old favorite pair of jeans.

Dirt Shirt
Topo Designs

Made from organic cotton with just the right amount of stretch, this button-up has a casual look that performs equally as well on morning errands, an afternoon in the yard, or a nightly stroll through town.

Brooklyn Bakcpack
Alchemy Goods

The Brooklyn is a sleek yet spacious backpack featuring a padded laptop sleeve compartment, a number of internal organization dividers and a pair of easy-access outside pockets. Padded straps made for a comfortable carry, even for heavier loads. Stylish, durable, recycled and highly water resistant.

Men's Joggers

Paka’s Men’s Joggers are made from 85% Royal Alpaca and 15% Bamboo, with a  100% Organic Pima Cotton lining. They’re lightweight, breathable, and so comfy that they’ll even make running enjoying in the middle of winter.

Dirt Pants
Topo Designs

Much like the matching shirt, these pants are made from organic cotton with just the right amount of stretch, with a casual look that’s great for whatever needs to get done any day of the year (except maybe weddings or other formal events where you might want to dress up a little more).

V-10 Leather White Black

The V-10 model is made out of ecological and sustainable materials for a high-quality shirt that is sure to pass the test of time: V-10 stands for 10 years of love.

Scott II Eco Mens
Vivo Barefoot
The Scott II Eco is a hard-wearing vegan boot. Made from water-resistant recycled PET, feet are destined to stay dry in tough conditions. This design features a rubberised print for added impermeability, a padded collar and removable thermal outsole for year-round warmth. A rugged, minimalist style that’s good for the planet – and perfect for a gift.
Recycled Cashmere Scarf
Organic Basics

Made from soft, warm, recycled cashmere, this scarf is created from well-worn garments that would otherwise go to the landfill.

Mens Puffer Vest In Giga
Save The Duck

A gilet that is slim, soft and lightweight, yet durable and able to provide protection from rain, wind and moisture. Ideal for mid-season or to wear under other garments on colder days, this puffer vest is a must have for any man that spends considerable time outdoors.

Sur Sweatpants

These aren’t your basic fast fashion sweatpants. They’re designed with a stylishly tapered leg and made from a hemp and organic cotton blend French terry that breathes great and comes in versatile colors you can wear out of the house.

The Men's Bison Ultralight
United By Blue

When it comes to technical jackets, this one takes the cake. Made from recycled ripstop shell with PFC-free DWR coating and a 50% BisonShield/50% wool insulation, this ultralight keeps you comfortable in -10-40°F weather. Wow.

Paramo Jacket In Light Wash
Remu Apparel

This denim jacket is built to withstand all the years and miles you put on it, taking on that sought-after vintage wash over time. The lining is a natural wool blend specially treated to be incredibly soft – you’ll definitely love to take it out on chilly fall nights and winter evenings.

Javier Chelsea Boot

The Javier Chelsea Boot combines style and function at its core.

Nisolo designed a thin, custom rubber lug sole for a sleeker profile that doesn’t slack in durability. Add in its water resistant leather and the Javier is sure to become a trusty, stylish boot for any occasion.

Blanket Shirt

The Blanket Shirt is exactly as it sounds – and it sounds incredible.

Made of 100% organic cotton, which cuts out all the harmful synthetic chemicals used to grow conventional cotton, this shirt is not only ridiculously comfy, it helps the planet – and creates safer working conditions for farmers.

Philosopher Brown Leather

Nordgreen has some nice watches, but few compare to this Danish-inspired sustainable brown leather design by Jakob Wagner. Just look at the photo; it will say more than words ever could.

Paz Cord Trucker

A classic trucker silhouette retrofitted with an insanely soft sherpa lining, this jacket provides that extra warmth to throw on over tees, flannels, and sweaters when the temp drops. And the sustainably-sourced soft hemp blend corduroy wears tough and gets even better over time.

Lost Coast Moleskin Puffer

This reversible everyday puffer knows no bounds. With durable and plush organic cotton moleskin on one side and a water-repellent recycled polyester puffer on the other, the possibilities are endless.

Rain or shine, it’s perfect, with a packable warm layer that’s made sustainably.

There you have it! The best sustainable gifts for men that will leave you and your special someone feeling happy!

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