Environmentally-friendly Motivational Gift Bundles for Your Employees

Giving a gift. It sounds so easy yet finding that perfect something for an employee who really deserves it can be tricky. Not only do we have to account for their individual taste but doing so while considering the ethical standards that are integral to our companies is a real headache. It’s undeniably worth the hassle, however. Employees that feel appreciated are more likely to stay at a company – and with added enthusiasm. 

To make things easy, this article is going to provide curated motivational gift packages to show your appreciation for all that your employees do.

 

We’ve already found out about the history of ecologically-conscious shopping and we’ve found some amazing businesses that we found in ‘Our Favorite Environmentally Friendly Businesses’ that help non-profits such as 1% For The Planet and Fair Trade. The businesses we looked at in that article, and those in our top eco-products, helped inspire this list.

 

We’ve also included a few extra ideas from some awesome eco-friendly companies we haven’t mentioned before. So let’s look at some eco-friendly gift bundles to treat your employees this holiday season without wrecking the planet.

Buying environmentally friendly gifts is great for morale, the environment, and making your business look good! Everybody wins

For those who want to take it easy

Divine Chocolate Bar

Cocoa Beer

New Belgium
Fat Tire Beer

A beer, chocolate, and chocolate beer. Sounds about right!

We’ll kick things off with something we all (well, most of us) treasure the most when we have a little bit of time to ourselves. A bunch of chocs and something refreshing to wash it all down with. For those in your work team who have a famously sweet tooth, you don’t have to look any further than this eco bundle. 

 

We couldn’t resist this Divine chocolate bar. It’s sprinkled with turmeric and ginger which can spice up a regular bar. As we looked at in Our Favorite Environmentally Friendly Businesses article, Divine is famous for its luxury bars as well as being a Fair Trade associate. This bar is even more tempting as it’s also made using organic cacao. 

 

Once that bar’s been wolfed down, there’s something a little more controversial to really get the office talking. There are chocolate worshipers and there are beer lovers, so why not combine the two? That’s just what Hotel Chocolat thought when creating this: the Cocoa Beer. While it may not be to everyone’s taste, most of us at DGW Branded found it delicious. Besides, it’s a lot more exciting than just a generic mug. Hotel Chocolat has organic and Fair Trade at the heart of all their choccies, and this includes the beer! 

 

To complete this bundle of naughty but nice gifts, we’ve opted for another one of our favorite brands, New Belgium Brewery. As a B Corp, New Belgium Brewery is legally obligated to care for the world around them, and for its employees. That hasn’t stopped them from making some of the most refreshing beers out there. We’re including this Fat Tire in our hamper, thanks to being a fiery ale it’ll be the perfect way to stop those Winter chills! 

For the kids

Little Green Radical's Sherpa Hat

Mud & Bloom's
Boxes of Goodness

ökoNORM’s Natural Watercolour Paintbox

A lot of workplaces say the team is like a family but do they really mean it? Prove you do by getting their little ones a gift bundle on special occasions!

It’s the thought that counts. This goes an especially long way when it comes to supporting an employee’s family as well as the worker themselves. If somebody on your team has their kid’s birthday coming up, going the extra mile and providing them with a gift bundle is sure to impress them and remind them that your company really is the one to work for.

 

Little Green Radicals has been leading the way on environmentally friendly kids’ clothing since its inception in 2005. Stocking fillers don’t come much more adorable than this Foxes Sherpa Hat. It’ll keep their ears warm and their minds at peace knowing it’s made from sustainable cotton and is completely organic. 

 

What better way to teach the next generation about the world around us than by partaking in nature activities? We love Mud & Bloom’s boxes of goodness that aren’t just for Christmas but are a monthly subscription to keep them engaged all year round. Each box includes everything that’s needed for four seasonal gardening and nature craft activities along with nature news, spotting activities, and games to teach kids about animals, plants, insects, and birds.

 

To complete the bundle we’re suggesting ökoNORM’s Natural Watercolour Paintbox. This box has 12 plant-based watercolors made from plant extracts and food coloring, just what any young budding painter needs to express themselves! 

It’s the thought that counts. This goes an especially long way when it comes to supporting an employee’s family as well as the worker themselves. If somebody on your team has their kid’s birthday coming up, going the extra mile and providing them with a gift bundle is sure to impress them and remind them that your company really is the one to work for.

 

Little Green Radicals has been leading the way on environmentally friendly kids’ clothing since its inception in 2005. Stocking fillers don’t come much more adorable than this Foxes Sherpa Hat. It’ll keep their ears warm and their minds at peace knowing it’s made from sustainable cotton and is completely organic. 

 

What better way to teach the next generation about the world around us than by partaking in nature activities? We love Mud & Bloom’s boxes of goodness that aren’t just for Christmas but are a monthly subscription to keep them engaged all year round. Each box includes everything that’s needed for four seasonal gardening and nature craft activities along with nature news, spotting activities, and games to teach kids about animals, plants, insects, and birds.

 

To complete the bundle we’re suggesting ökoNORM’s Natural Watercolour Paintbox. This box has 12 plant-based watercolors made from plant extracts and food coloring, just what any young budding painter needs to express themselves! 

For the fashion (and eco) conscious

Rapunai's
Save Bumbleees
T-shirt

No Nasties
Tapered Pants

Kula Bag's
Mini Pouch

Don’t freak out: New clothes doesn’t have to cost the earth

Don’t think that it’s just the kids who can be spoilt with beautiful, eco-friendly clothing. Your employees don’t have to be jealous if you hand out these fashionable bundles. 

 

We mentioned Rapunai in our ‘10 awesome products’ article. There, we spoke about their commitments to environmentalism, such as using recycled materials for their garments. We think this ‘Save Bumbleebees’ t-shirt is super-cool and represents exactly what the company stands for. 

 

To complement the t-shirt we’re not going to look any further than recommending our friends at No Nasties. Their Fair Trade ethos means we have no qualms about suggesting their Tapered Pants. They go perfectly with the Save Bumblebees T-Shirt and will be a distinctive fashion statement that’s also super sustainable. 

 

To complete the look we need an accessory for the cherry on top. That’s why we’re going to add Kula Bag’s Mini Pouch to make this the perfect bundle for those who need a new closet while wanting to do their bit for the planet. It’s vegan, it’s sustainable, and it’s ridiculously cute making it an essential accessory to this outfit bundle. Your employees will be walking down the office as if they’re on the catwalk!

For the stressed-out

Rishi's White Peony Kind Blend

Soapbox's Bath Bomb Kit

AllGood Lavender Body Lotion

Annnnnd relax! A worthy award for completing the holiday season is this Relaxation Bundle

We get it. However much fun and joy your office environment brings to employees, at home they might not be so lucky! When employees need some rest and relaxation when away from the office this Relaxation Bundle has everything they need to relax now the festive period is over.

 

A true treasure in this bundle is from a top eco-friendly company, Rishi Tea & Botanicals. You might remember them from this article. There, we said how their organic, Fair Trade teas are among our favorites on the market. For the ultimate de-stressor, we always go for this White Peony King blend. It’s fragrant, soothing, and one sip will help your employee forget all their worries! 

 

Nothing can help one unwind like a hot bubble bath. That’s why we’re also including something from Soapbox for this bundle. This bath bomb kit will guarantee a soothing soak after a tough day in the office. Purchasing this 5-pack also donates 5 bars of soap to someone in need, so it’s not just your employees who’ll be thanking you for supporting this eco-friendly company. 

 

We don’t know what it is but the smell of lavender can really help send our worries packing. All Good has created this soothing lavender body lotion that’s the ideal luxury accompaniment to this bundle. 

For the health fanatic

Numi's Rooibos Chai

Pact's Thermal WaffleJoggers

Beyond Meat Breakfast Sausage

Drink Numi Chai tea, go for a jog in Pact’s thermal joggers, eat vegan sausages.

Who said getting in shape had to be difficult?

 

If you’re struggling to find that perfect reward for that employee whose efforts at work is only matched by their dedication to the gym, look no further than this Health Bundle. If there’s an employee who turns up with their yoga mat instead of a laptop and a smoothie instead of a flask, we hope this bundle gives some inspiration for a motivational gift bundle that’s ideal for their needs. For these health-conscious employees, we have a bundle that will have them jumping for joy (and to stay fit). 

 

For a healthy tea, we think Numi knows best. From an immune booster to a dandelion detox these healthy and organic teas can be the perfect anecdote to the mayhem of the holidays. Fair wages, safe working conditions, and organic products are all reasons why they make our list. It’s the delicious taste and an aromatic blend of vitamins and minerals that will give your employees that extra boost to help them through the day. All of us love the Rooibos Chai so that’s what we’re going to put in the bundle. It’s mellow yet flavorful and we felt healthier when drinking this blend for a few weeks. 

 

Another gift we’re selecting to give your health-obsessed employees a brilliant bundle is something extra special from Beyond Meat. As we told you in ‘10 awesome products… that care about the environment’, the benefits of going vegan can be incredible for both personal health and that of the planet. There’s nothing the matter with going traditional, so we’re going to go for some classic Sausages. However, as they’re completely meat-free, these sausages do have a very contemporary twist! Even if you give this bundle to an employee who’s famous for their love of steaks, don’t think you can’t wow them with this vegan wonder food. There’s also plenty of protein so if they’re also a gym-lover they can’t complain about missing the nutrients meat provides. 

 

Speaking of the gym… the last gift in this bundle are these Thermal Waffle Joggers from our friends at Pact. Thanks to their organic cotton and woven in a fair trade factory, we had no hesitation in including these joggers on our environmentally friendly gift list. We plucked for the thermal ones, partly because they’re available in four great colors but also we felt this extra protection against the cold will be perfect for the winter months! 

That’s a wrap

We hope that we’ve given you some great ideas on how you can show your appreciation to your employees through these wonderful gift bundles. There should be something for every staff member to enjoy while your company can show off your green credentials by 

supporting some environmentally-friendly businesses at the same time. If you’ve still got some spare cash in your office budget we’ve got two more holiday gift guides that also help support businesses that put ethical business practices above just making a profit. We’ve got some more bundle ideas from businesses that are from women-owned businesses and our top five gift bundles from companies that are Black-owned

 

Many of the businesses that we’ve listed in these lists are, like DGW Branded, B Corps. Us B Corps are legally obligated to take care of the environment, protect our workers, and support our communities. To find out more about how DGW Branded places purpose over profit, check out our ‘about us’ page. While we write these listicles to shine a light on other businesses that care, we do have our own range of products. You can also speak to a DGW Branded expert if you need help with your order.

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