Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is just around the corner, let’s all celebrate in a low-waste plastic free way and help the planet at the same time. 

Here are a few great ideas from reusing stuff around the house to buying local also great plastic free gift ideas you can find online. 

DIY gift ideas

   Reuse glass jars from around the house  and fill with…

  • Trail mix
  • Candies
  • Cookies
  • Dried fruits
  • Homemade Beard Balm (recipe below)
  • Homemade Beard Oil (recipe Below)

Beard Balm

-reuse glass jar
-1c. Coconut oil
-1/2c. Beeswax
– tbsp. Jojoba oil
-25 drops cedarwood essential oil
-25 drops balsam fir essential oil

  Put coconut oil, beeswax and jojoba in the glass jar and place in the microwave in 30 second intervals stirring in between until everything is melted. Cool down but not to solid, add in essential oils. Let set overnight. 

Beard oil

-1 ounce jojoba oil
-10 drops cedarwood (promotes healthy skin and hair growth)
-10 drops frankincense (skin health)
-10 drops tea tree ( soothes irritated skin)
-10 drops peppermint (cools)
– glass dropper bottle

Add all ingredients and shake well. 

Buying local

Buying local products not only builds your community but supports small business. A few ideas for buying local gifts for dad…

  • Local made honey
  • Local made coffee
  • Local made BBQ sauce
  • Local frow nuts and fruits 
  • Gift card to your local barber

Plastic Free gifts

Here are other great sustainable gifts:

  • Vegan Wallet made from cork
  • Reusable bamboo handle razor
  • Wood Framed sunglasses
  • Eco-friendly cork belt
  • Reusable Stainless steel lunch box
  • Zero-waste starter kit
  • Reusable coffee filter
  • And of course, the Pacific Beach Coalition membership!

Peace, Love and Happy earth!

Credits: Julie Murillo. You can find her amazing sustainable lifestyle posts on Instagram @jamstang67/