The best gifts are shared experiences -- they never end up in a landfill! Plan a hike and a picnic at your favorite nature spot. Other small-footprint ideas are a gift certificate to a vegetarian restaurant, a cooking or dancing class, or tickets to a concert or play.
But if you do choose to buy a present, here are some of our ideas for eco-friendly options. If you are a Sierra Club member check out our member benefits page for exclusive discounts on green products and services.