Gifts with a Conscience: 12 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas from Kultura

Kultura Eco-friendly Baskets

For eco-advocates looking to reduce their carbon footprint or thoughtful gift-givers seeking presents that reflect their values, our handpicked list of 12 gifts for environmentally-conscious friends is just what you’re looking for!

Eco-friendly gifts are a meaningful way to spread joy this holiday season. Our planet-friendly choices aim to minimize environmental impact and support ethical practices. It’s a Season to Gift and Uplift, where every purchase gives back to loved ones, our community of local artisans, and Mother Earth!

Home Essentials

Our home gift ideas include native decor, kitchen essentials, and eco-friendly bamboo products—each consciously crafted by Filipino artisans.

Here’s a Collapsible Bamboo Planter for your plantito and plantita friends! Handcrafted from bamboo, this eco-friendly gift idea makes a beautiful, rustic home accent

Collapsible Bamboo Small Planter

Collapsible Bamboo Small Planter

Got friends and family hosting dinner parties this season? Treat them to one of our dinnerware essentials, like this nito hotpad, designed to keep tables and kitchen surfaces safe! Skillfully woven from the nito vine, it adds a touch of Filipino charm to your home.


Oval Nito Hotpad 10” x 13”
Oval Nito Hotpad 10” x 13”

Known as one of the world's most sustainable woods, acacia brings rustic elegance to everyday meals. Handcrafted by artisans in Pampanga, our acacia server bowl is perfect for salads and sides – gift one to your home cook friends, or create a bundle complete with acacia plates and cutlery.

Acacia Round Server Bowl
Acacia Round Server Bowl

For friends who prefer a boho-chic vibe, surprise them with a crochet placemat set. Paired with a Sinamay bag for easy gift-giving, these charming table accessories are perfect for beach house dinners or garden party tablescapes.

Crochet Placemat with Sinamay Bag, Set of 4Crochet Placemat with Sinamay Bag, Set of 4

Featuring traditional Tinalak handwoven in Mindanao, these one-of-a-kind picture frames serve as beautiful, uniquely Filipino home accents.

Traditional Tinalak Picture Frame 5 x 7
Traditional Tinalak Picture Frame 5 x 7

Fashion Finds

Did you know? Fashion is one of the world's most polluting industries. Help others make the shift to a greener lifestyle with our eco-friendly fashion finds, with products crafted from natural, organic materials, or upcycled from waste.

Flaunt your Pinoypride with our Flag-Inspired Jeepney Tee! This vibrant graphic tee is made from organic cotton – environmentally-friendly cotton that is grown using fewer resources and without harmful chemicals. It’s perfect for Filipino-themed Christmas celebrations or as a souvenir for friends who are visiting! Choose from Navy Blue or Black.

Flag-Inspired Jeepney Independence Day Pilipinas Graphic Tee
Flag-Inspired Jeepney Independence Day Pilipinas Graphic Tee

For friends planning a resort getaway this holiday season, gift them a beach-ready bag like this one! Handcrafted by artisans using bankuan, it features a dual handle and braided sling for fuss-free use.

Brown Sling Bankuan Sawali Bag with Lemon Crochet
Brown Sling Bankuan Sawali Bag with Lemon Crochet

For the friend always on the go! This lightweight canvas eco bag features dual handles and a zipper closure to keep belongings safe; a non-plastic alternative that’s perfect for trips to the market or any other weekly errands.

Sustainable Say No to Plastic Catcha BagSustainable Say No to Plastic Catcha Bag

Crafts for a Cause

Kultura's Crafts for a Cause line promotes products created by underserved communities that bring about environmental change by using natural or recycled materials, minimizing waste while supporting the livelihood of local artisans.

This lively handbag is cleverly upcycled from discarded juice packs. Every purchase supports the livelihood of women from our partner foundation.

 Crafts for a Cause Recycled Foil BagCrafts for a Cause Recycled Foil Bag

Crafts for a Cause also offers elegant ornaments, like this Bell Chime, made from die-cast brass and upcycled metals.

 Crafts for a Cause Hanging BellCrafts for a Cause Hanging Bell

Beauty and Wellness

For friends who love all-natural beauty and wellness products, give them a hair routine essential, like this nourishing hair oil that's made with Moroccan argan oil, VCO, and vitamin E to promote healthy hair growth.

Crafts for a Cause Hanging BellSibol Nourishing Hair Oil 60ml

Looking for more natural wellness products? Check out this Skin Health Soap, a thoughtful gift for anyone who values self-care and the environment. Each handmade soap bar is made with locally sourced, natural ingredients including Tea Tree Oil, Guava Extract, Grapeseed Oil, and more.

Jabon Jabon Forest Fern 110gJabon Jabon Forest Fern 110g

Kultura Filipino is your one-stop shop for sustainable presents! By choosing eco-friendly products from the Philippines, we encourage others to make meaningful choices and help contribute to the well-being of our planet. Take a step towards a greener future!

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