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Eco-Friendly Employee Gifts in The US

Earth Day is right around the corner, so whether you’re looking for eco-friendly employee gifts with a difference or you simply want to try new ways to improve employee engagement while safe in the knowledge you’re helping the planet, we’ve rounded up a range of fantastic experiences that go hand-in-hand with an ethical and eco-friendly lifestyle.

Camping in the national parks, plant-based cookery courses and sustainability tours are all waiting to be enjoyed. Discover our favourite eco-friendly experiences below.

Redwoods Railbike Tour

California’s redwoods take on a completely different allure when you’re gliding through the enchanting forest by the power of your own two legs. Sit back, take a deep breath, and get ready to experience the rails of the world-famous Redwood Route in an utterly unique way. Keep your eyes peeled for lounging turtles, playful otters, deer, and maybe even a bear.

Marsh Kayaking Eco Tour

Discover the majestic wonders of Charleston’s classic Lowcountry marshes on a fun and relaxing outdoor excursion that’s perfect for the whole family. This marsh kayaking eco-tour is a 2-hour paddling trip filled with discovery, wonder, and a taste of adventure. Wind through the creeks and marshes of the saltwater estuary behind Folly Beach and listen closely as the guide shares about the local ecosystems of these coastal waterways.

Plant-Forward Small Group Cooking Class

Discover the excitement of eating healthy in this private cooking class! It’s time for your recipient and their friends/family to learn firsthand how to eat and live healthier, with fun and delicious taste! They will be led by Healthy Chef Megan McCarthy, who will make the group feel right at home creating a fun and comfortable learning environment. This class focuses on learning about “Superfoods” – which are nature’s leading source of antioxidants.

Sustainable Sonoma Wine and Distillery Tour with Lunch

Say cheers! This sustainable eco-tour will take your people to some of Sonoma County’s best wineries and an organic distillery – they may even discover their new favorite beverage! The expert guide will take the group to some of the region’s best wineries. At each stop, they’ll get a behind the scenes look and learn about sustainable practices including dry farming, native yeast utilization, natural wine cooling, and more. Of course, they’ll also get to sample a variety of uniquely delicious wines!

Penobscot Bay Eco-Sail

Cruise Penobscot Bay with an environmental educator and discover the region’s remarkable history on this fascinating eco-sail! Set sail for Maine’s picturesque waters, your recipients can listen to a fascinating narrative detailing the history of Rockport Harbor from the onboard environmental educator. Sail past the beautiful Indian Island Light and learn how lobstering, shipbuilding, and the processing of lime has impacted life in Maine.

Snorkel with Sea Turtles in Waikiki

For the people of Hawaii, the sea turtle – or Honu – is the guardian deity of the sea. Thought to live between 60 and 80 years, they are a symbol of longevity, safety, and mana (spiritual energy). And your people will get to experience these awe-inspiring creatures themselves on this exciting 2-hour snorkeling tour, one of our most popular eco-friendly employee gifts!

2-Day Camping Adventure in Zion and Bryce Canyon

This scenic overnight trip is packed full of incredible sightseeing opportunities, hiking and walking trails for all fitness levels and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to camp out in Bryce Canyon. On day one, head into Bryce Canyon National Park, considered by many to be one of the most scenically diverse places on the planet. Keep the adventure going on day two with a trip to Zion National Park. Its massive canyon walls and mix of white, pink and red sandstone cliffs tower into a brilliant blue sky. These rock formations reach over 2,000 feet above the canyon floor and make for a striking landscape – as well as stunning photos.

Yoga on the Mountain Hike

Hiking is a beautiful way to get outside, move your body, and connect with nature on a deeper level. Combine this with the mindful and meditative power of yoga, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for soul-soothing rejuvenation. This approximately 3-hour trail adventure is a local favorite with some of the most accessible views outside of Asheville.

Private Animal Sanctuary Tour With Vegan Picnic

Give your employees the chance to explore Charlie’s Acres Farm Animal Sanctuary and dig into a variety of vegan treats! The incredible, non-profit organization has been rescuing neglected farm animals since 2016. With each animal’s physical and emotional well-being in mind, your employees will encounter pigs, goats, cows, chickens, and more. Hear their inspiring stories and discover how each one found a loving home at the sanctuary. They’ll also learn about the food industry and why plant-based diets are now more important than ever.

Half Day Gravel Biking Tour

One of our best eco-friendly employee gifts, your colleagues can join the hottest trend in cycling with this private Half Day Gravel Biking Tour! Living somewhere between road and mountain biking, gravel biking is having a moment in the cycling world. It’s a road ride without the limitations of pavement and distracted drivers but with all the fun of an off-road adventure. Find your freedom when you hit the gravel trails with an experienced and knowledgeable guide on this 3-hour tour.

Eco-friendly employee gifts are becoming more and more popular, especially as more employees want to see their employers doing their part for the environment. Do your part for Earth Day this year and give your team members an exciting, but also a sustainable experience. Get in touch with us below to find out more: 

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