20+ Unique & Sustainable Wedding Gifts for Happy Couples


Heading to a wedding soon? Consider getting the newly wed couple a sustainable wedding gift made with love!

The ethical and eco-friendly wedding gifts in this guide feature quite a few options under $100 and focus on sustainable, fair trade, & eco-friendly values.

As someone who recently got married and values socially responsible goods, these are all items that I would have loved to receive as a newly married couple and are items I plan to give my friends as wedding gifts.

 

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The newly wed couple is sure to love a unique ethical wedding gift that shares a story.

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What to consider when buying an eco-friendly wedding gift?

As conscious consumers I think it’s important to consider what the newly wed couple will use. Wedding registries can be super helpful in identifying what the couple needs for their home and what they will actually use.

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The last thing we want is to create excess waste by purchasing unwanted items. The items in this guide are practical products that can be used around the house.

20+ Sustainable Wedding Gift Ideas

This list of unique and eco-friendly wedding gift ideas features a few high end gift options and a lot of affordable gift options under $100.

Cookbook Holder from newly $44

This is a great wedding gift idea under $100! The Balsamo Cookbook Holder is a functional and stylish addition to any kitchen. The clear frame holds cookbooks open so your hands don’t have to and also protects the pages from any inadvertent mess.

Plus this cookbook holder is made from 100% recycled Italian lucite. This is sure to be an incredibly unique wedding gift.


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Luna Gray Marble Cutting Board Platter by Healthier Homes $42

Crafted of natural gray marble stone, this cheese platter or appetizer tray is practical, beautiful and funtional — it keeps food cold longer when cooled ahead of time.

The couple can impress house guests by sticking it in the fridge for a half hour prior to serving. Plus, the jute rope handle accent makes for easy storage and hang drying.

Use the discount code HONEST for 10% off your Healthier Homes order!


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Blanket Made of Recycled Materials from newly $128

This unique blanket is made of recycled cotton & 12 recycled water bottles turned into recycled polyester.

This soft & stretch blanket is great for cuddling and a sustainable touch to any couch. The colors of this eco-friendly blanket make it great for accessorizing any room.


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Organic Cotton Sheets from pact $90+

Wish the newly weds sweet dreams with these organic cotton sheets both comfortable and incredibly safe to sleep on. Plus they are made in a Fair Trade Certified factory.

These sheets come in a wide range of colors, so you’re sure to find a color that the couple will love.


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Metal Wall Wine Cork Holder from Healthier Homes $95

This is a great wedding gift for wine lovers! While the newly wed couple is making memories with friends and family, they can save the corks in this decor.

It’s the perfect decor for above the bar or in the kitchen.

Use the discount code HONEST for 10% off your Healthier Homes order!


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Caraway Cookware Set $395+

Good cookware is a must have for a newly married couple!

Caraway cookware is made from ceramic-coated aluminum and featuring a mineral-based non-stick coating, Caraway’s gorgeous safe cookware is free from potentially toxic materials like PFOA, PTFE, other PFAs, lead, cadmium, or toxic metals making it a healthier choice for conscious consumers and the environment.

Their cookware sets come in beautiful colors and come with storage, so it will fit into the couple’s kitchen beautifully!


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Dance Through Life Couple from ten thousand villages- $25

This Dance Through Life mini sculpture is another great gift idea under $100. This fair trade home decor item is a great reminder for the couple of their wedding day and how they are joined at the heart.

This piece of art is hand-carved kisii soapstone. Kisii soapstone, found only in Kenya, is a soft stone, easy to carve into many forms. Its satiny finish is achieved through multiple stages of sanding, followed by waxing. This piece is ethically made with artisan partners in Kenya.


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ZUNGLEBOO’S PLANT BASED DINNERWARE $45+

Zungleboo is a family owned plant-based dinnerware brand. This eco-friendly dinnerware is created to be versatile and feature modern design.

Zungleboo products contains no oil-based petrochemicals, no melamine binders, no BPA, and no toxins (Lead, Cadmium, Phthalates). All products are tested to meet FDA CFR21 and California Proposition 65 standards.

Zungleboo offers dinner plates, salad plates, and bowls. This dinnerware is sure to be a unique plant-based gift idea!


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Spanish Wine Decanter from Newly $44

This stunning wine decanter is made from 100% recycled glass. It’s great for letting red wines breathe. Not only is this a practical piece, but it’s also a work of art.

This decanter can also double as a vase if you’re looking for somewhere to put fresh flowers.


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Stainless Steel Slow Cooker from 360 Cookware $329+

This non-toxic slow cooker is sure to be a practical gift! This slow cooker is handcrafted in the USA and made with Surgical Grade Stainless Steel. With a range of sizes, you’re sure to find a slow cooker that the couple will love!

This wedding gift will level up their dinner time!


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ORGANIC COTTON TOWEL SET FROM PUBLIC GOODS $48

These soft & thick, 100% organic Turkish cotton towels come in a deluxe three piece set making this a great gift for any adult who loves luxury and taking a bath.

This towel set makes a great wedding gift.


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Sundown Serving Set from Ten Thousand Villages $45

Serve it up elegantly with a set of three brass‒plated stainless steel serving spoons. One pronged, one slotted, another forked. Be at the ready to serve guests in high style.

This set also comes in a giftable box perfect for an easy wedding gift.


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White Marble Serving Dish from Healthier Homes $42

Handcrafted in India, the Kya white round marble platter is adorned with a jute rope hook. Use this beauty as a cutting board for cheese and crackers as well as pickled appetizers.

Put it in the fridge a half hour before serving time and keep you appetizers cold longer. Easy to clean and will last for generations to be passed down!

Use the discount code HONEST for 10% off your Healthier Homes order!


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THRIVE MARKET GIFT CARD FROM THRIVE MARKET $60

For couples who love eating health & buying eco-friendly snacks, this is a great gift! Thrive Market is an online grocery store and a certified B Corporation. They have a wide range of organic products. You can gift a membership!


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BIKE CHAIN WINE RACK from ten thousand villages $60

This unique wine rack is ethically made in india with fair trade practices & Recycled bike chains. This is sure to be a gift like nobody else’s. Plus, this is another unique wedding gift idea under $100!


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Organic Cotton Towels- $20+

Purchase some cozy organic cotton towels for the couple.

Ethically made, the newly wed couple will be able to feel comfortable and confident when using these towels.


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Valencia Drinking Glass Set from Newly $68

This set of drinking glasses is handmade and mouth-blown by Spanish artisans from 100% recycled glass.

These glasses are sturdy enough for everyday use, but striking enough for even the most refined signature punch. This set features six glasses.


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Caraway Bakeware Set $395+

This 11 piece bakeware set is a great gift for bakers! Made from ceramic-coated aluminum and including a mineral-based non-stick coating, Caraway’s bakeware coating does not include potentially toxic materials like PFOA, PTFE, other PFAs, lead, cadmium, or toxic metals.

This bakeware comes in beautiful bold colors too!


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Hammered Handle Cheese Servers from Ten Thousand Villages $40

Bring the handcrafted beauty of hammered copper to the newly wed’s dinner table with this set of cheese knives. The set comes with a knife, fork and chisel.

These cheese servers feature a stainless steel blade with hammered copper-plated handles and they come in a gift box! This set is made with fair trade practices in India.


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Stainless Steel Cookware Set from Great Jones $455

This four piece stainless steel cookware set from Great Jones is wonderful to have in the kitchen. It’s non-toxic and has a pan for every occasion.

The bronzed handles and mirrored stainless give these pans a stunning look.


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Spanish Wine Glass Set from Newly $70

This set of six Spanish wine glasses is a wonderful sustainable gift idea. These glasses are handmade and mouth-blown by Spanish artisans from 100% recycled glass.

These wine glasses feature a wide mouth, a rounded base, Clean lines, and a seafoam tint. The set features six wine glasses.


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Where to shop for ethical & eco-friendly wedding gifts?

Shopping for socially responsible wedding gifts can be a daunting task. In this guide we feature some incredible brands such as

  • Newly features sustainable home goods such as serveware, blankets, & decor made from recycled materials.

  • Pact is a great place for organic cotton towels and bedding for the home.

  • Ten Thousand Villages is a great place to discover home decor and even has a wedding gift section.

  • Made Trade carries a wide range of ethically made dinnerware & home goods.

  • Welljourn has an eclectic collection of fair trade picture frames & home decor.

For more tips on sustainable weddings check out our Wedding page and for conscious living in general check out our Conscious Living page. Be sure to subscribe & follow The Honest Consumer on social media to stay up to date!



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