Eco-friendly Wedding Gift Ideas

wedding gift ideas eco friendly wedding gift ideas

There are so many factors one needs to consider when shopping for wedding gifts and ideas although this may not come easy.

One of these factors is getting eco-friendly gifts which have a great impact on our planet as they help you stay healthier and reduce your carbon footprint. Eco-friendly products are gaining popularity because they help balance the inflow of carbon dioxide. However, eco-friendly products are not that pocket-friendly so you have to put in mind those products that won’t make you think twice when getting these eco-friendly products as wedding gifts.

Also, not all couples will like those gigantic kitchen and furniture products and you can save some money and save the world by shopping for eco-friendly products. Below are the best eco-friendly wedding gift ideas that will help save the world.

Organic Wedding Tree

wedding tree
organic wedding tree

Plants are great eco-friendly wedding gift ideas, and I love trees as a living sign of love between a pair. The Present Tree has a wide range of naturally grown trees that will look good in any area. Also, these trees are great gifts because they come in pots made of 100% recyclable spruce fibers that can be broken down in the garden.

Outdoor Solar Lantern

Solar lantern with grass and fence

Through the use of solar lights, it is possible to enlighten the darkness without the need for a candle or power. This is something you can move from place to place, especially on a camping vacation, and it’s also useful if the power goes out.

A Drying Rack

drying rack with clothes hanging

Every couple and family needs a way out of paying for a huge electricity bill which arises from drying clothes electronically and also, it allows your clothes to get dried naturally. This is one of the best gifts you can get for every couple and they will no doubt appreciate it. This is the perfect idea for winter and all seasons. You can get a rack for 10-50$ depending on the size you are looking for.

A Solar Oven

solar ovens

One of the best gifts you can get for a newly wedded couple is a solar oven; naturally suitable for a new home and family. It is perfect for a weekend or outdoor event. I personally recommend this as a perfect wedding gift which you should consider.

Soap Nuts

soap nuts
organic soap

One thing about nature is that it has the answer to all our needs on this earth. Soap Nuts are a natural detergent replacement. The beautiful part is that Soap-Nuts are biodegradable, so they go back to the soil and bacteria act upon them, decomposing them and thereby reducing pollutants. This is the best for house cleaning as no chemical is in use as it is 100% natural. New couples will love you for getting and introducing them to these wonderful cleansing Nuts. These Nuts are pocket-friendly, you can get almost three times the normal amount of chemical detergent.

Cloth Napkins and Cloth Paper Towels

paper towels
cloth napkins

I know you are thinking this is not necessary- a green product that helps reduce pollutants. However, it can help them to reduce waste product that causes earth and environmental pollution. This is a reusable product as they keep reusing it without not having to worry about waste that will arrive from changing napkins and paper towels. Because the paper towels will be reusable and in turn reduce waste from the house and environment.

Potted Herbs or Pot of Herbs

pot of herbs and different plants

Though many families and couples appreciate houseplants/flowers/Herb trees. Not many take their time to get one as they never really consider it as needy. This is one great gift ideal you can get for the newly wedded couple as it brings life to the dining table and kitchen. Potted Herbs can also be used for morning tea and something cutting to add to coffee as flavor. Though they are medicinal not many are taking advantage of this green precious gift. When you get this to any couple they will surely appreciate you for your time taken to research the ideal gift.

An ecosystem in a Globe (EcoSphere)


This is one mystery green gift that many couples will cherish for about two to three years before replacing it themselves. This glass enclosure contains a complete life support system. The mystery part of this green life gift is that it supports itself for up to 3 years, though it can last up to 10 years. The shrimps of the eco-sphere eat up the micro-organisms in the water which is produced by the presence of some algae in the water. Many still whether this green system can last for up to 10-15 years- a question for scientists and nature. Here’s the online link.

Eco-friendly Wine

organic wines andgrapes

You are probably wondering why wines, yes. Fruits and grape wines contain vitamin extract and taste better. Organic wine is exactly the type we should be consuming for home mostly as it helps improve the health of growing with its reach grape and fruit extract. Organic grapevines mostly produced in California are the best eco-friendly wine which is 100% biodynamic in nature. These are suitable for homes and restaurants.

Green giant floor puzzle

giant floor puzzle

The newlywed couple could use this in months as they are expecting to have a baby in the house. The green start floor puzzle is eco-friendly, with 35 pieces to be arranged by the finger baby. Organically made from recycled materials and vegetable inks. This is an ideal wedding gift for healthy children and is good for the earth because it can be recycled at any time.

Worm habitat 240L wheelie bin kit

trash bins

Every couple must have this to control and reduce waste to a minimum level. Whether the couple is moving to a new house or an existing one. This wedding gift is one they will cherish for a long time. A few worms can be added to decompose the waste and in return used for the garden as organic manure. This is perfect for small warm farming while managing your waste.

10 Piece Glass Bowl Set (Williams Sonoma)

williams sonoma bowl set

This is an alternative to the plastic plate as it is an eco-friendly gift every couple would desire to have. Perfect for every kitchen and it can move from the microwave straight to the dinner table. This is also a recyclable wedding gift that adds to waste to the environment.



Lastly, This has increasingly become the most soughed wedding gift every couple would love to have. The couple can use it to house some bees for the honeymoon. This eco-friendly product made from wood and bamboo is worth more than the $22-25 tag placed on it. Get this for that next couple and you will forever be their heart. Here’s a link.

Final Thoughts

Overall, embracing eco-friendly wedding gift ideas illuminates a path where love intertwines with sustainability. Each carefully selected present, whether it’s a flourishing plant or a thoughtfully crafted item from recycled materials, becomes a beacon of hope for a greener tomorrow. As we honor the union of two souls. Let us also honor our commitment to nurturing and protecting the precious resources of our planet.

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Rebecca B. Lawrence

About Rebecca B. Lawrence

Rebbeca has been writing about weddings, jewelry, and fashion for years. Her favorite place to hang out, aside from this website, is Pinterest. She loves Art Deco Jewelry, beach-themed weddings, and anything related to the British Royal Family.