SeaTrees Guide to Gifts You (and the Ocean) will Love

Gift SeaTrees
Not sure what holiday gift to get your favorite person, or maybe you’re like us and are just running behind this year? No worries, because our new holiday e-gift cards only take about 60 seconds to send – and they give the gift of SeaTrees by planting mangrove trees, restoring kelp forests, or even wiping out an entire annual carbon footprint on behalf of those you care about most. You can even send a personalized note with your gift, and when you do, your recipient will get their very own digital card telling them about all of the incredible powers of SeaTrees.
Living + Lifestyle
Looking for eco-conscious and practical? These lifestyle brands make a positive impact on our climate. For environmentally-conscious everyday essentials, POPi products from Preserve are plastic-free, and Fill Good provides zero waste refill services and more household necessities. For the outdoors-loving loved ones, the voyager chair from Parkit, and gear from Evo and GSI Outdoors have everything from camping gear to weather-ready apparel. A subscription for Beachly, surf sweatshirts, prints, and tees from Alimo, or everything sharks from Sphyrnas are perfect ocean-themed gifts. Sustainably made leather and crochet bags from, The Sak mix fashion with eco-friendly, and Baloo’s weighted blankets are specially crafted for coziness. Walrus Oil keeps furniture looking its best with sustainably made oils, balms, and butters, and The Gratitude Shop spreads positivity with every t-shirt. Sonos speakers bring the best sounds to your home, and for those who need extra space, Storquest has committed to making storage more sustainable. 
Need some tasty stocking stuffers? In times when our ocean needs as much help as it can get, these tastefully conscious snacks and beverages keep your mind, and stomach at ease. For on-the-go munchies, check out 12 Tides, Kelpful, and Seaquoia for kelp-based, nutritious snacks that bring a taste of the ocean to every bite. Scout delivers the highest quality sustainable seafood, and Bumble Bee Foods has just taken the initiative to make its sea-based products more environmentally conscious , and is even investing in plant-based seafood alternatives like Good Catch. Finally, to keep you… and the environment kicking, Later Days Coffee and NuRange Coffee provide delicious brews that support restoring kelp forests in California.
Fashion and Apparel
What’s one gift that keeps on giving? Clothes… especially pieces made with the environment in mind. These products are doing the most to, not only fight fast fashion, but help sequester carbon and support ocean communities by partnering with Sea Trees to restore ocean ecosystems with every purchase made. For cozy athleisure and basics Seek Discomfort, Pangaia, DZLA, Séz Apparel, Rage Nation, and Wave Progress, and have options for the whole family. For stylish surf essentials from wetsuits to outerwear, check out Boardriders, Visitor Store, and Kintana. Beach ponchos from Marlin Ray make the most out of a cloudy beach day, and wraps and accessories from Unfurling bring style and utility to high-quality and eco-friendly fabrics. Orlebar Brown, Design by OMO and DESTii have fashionable fits, and the most sustainably made t-shirts out there are from Common Good Co and Another Tee. Also, check out the Kindhumans x Sea Trees Urchin T-shirt collab that brings activism and style all into one. 
These beverage companies are dedicated to their craft and giving back. For the wine drinkers of the bunch… no pun intended, Cambria Wines, Jackson Family Wines, and Head High Wines are not only committed to producing delicious whites, reds, and rosés but practice sustainable viticulture. For those who prefer spirits, Gray Whale Gin, Old Pulteney’s Maritime Malt, and the ‘Start Point’, ‘Rosé Sainte Marie,’ and ‘New London Light’ bottles from Salcombe Distilling Company all plant SeaTrees around the world. Finally, the perfect complement to your loved ones’ alcohol of choice, Coast Drinks, makes mixers that better our beaches.
Accessories + Footwear
Gift style with sustainably-made jewelry. Each piece from Anabela Chan Joaillerie’s Mermaids Tail Collection plants 100 sea trees, and 4 Ocean’s bracelets remove harmful plastics from ocean environments while also planting SeaTrees. Help your friends and family tread lightly with sustainably-made footwear. SeaVees and WAES partner with our Sea Trees program to help restore coastal ecosystems with each sneaker sold. Indosole makes footwear from recycled tires, and Tofers combines classy with eco-friendly to make refined footwear with a minimal footprint. 
For swimwear that supports SeaTrees, these brands are doing their part to keep oceans clean and ocean goers stylin'. For bikinis, one-pieces, and surf-proof suits, check out SLO Active, Sandy Bottoms, and the Tortoise Print styles by Bāben. For board shorts, Orelbar Brown, and John John Florence’s brand, Florence Marine X, has high-quality finds that keep the environment in mind.
Give the gift of self-care with these brands that not only commit to supporting coastal ecosystem restoration but ensure the cleanest, highest quality products made with the best ingredients for your body and the environment. Organic, vegan, and cruelty-free, Seeds of Colour has the best natural balms to add some color to your skin. One Ocean Beauty and Conserving Beauty’s ocean-friendly products range from lotions to oils and body sculpting creams to keep skin healthy and glowing. Wash Bloc takes the plastic out of packaging with innovative bloc shampoos, conditioners, and oils, and Anato’s regenerative wellness products make your skin flow and forests grow. In addition to restoring ocean ecosystems, Asystem is rethinking the traditional approach to daily self-care with a range of supplements, topicals, and systems. 
Give yourself the gift of having your own hard earned cash working to help restore the ocean planet by opening up a 1% for the Planet personal checking account with our partners at Bank of the West, which gives back to environmental nonprofits (like SeaTrees) through the 1% for the Planet organization, at no cost to you. Or maybe you’d like to be gifted the superpower of wiping out carbon emissions every time you swipe your CarbonPay VISA credit card
Travel + Transport
Give the gift of exploring with these travel brands that promise to wipe the carbon impact of their guests and users. For travel planning, look to Lodestar Hub and Experience Travel Group to book responsible vacations all over the world. Alpen Glow is an eco-retreat destination for mountain lovers, and WorldSurfaris can book any surf-based travel adventure of your dreams.

Technology + Services

Give a gift that combines wellness with eco-rewarding for friends, family, teams, and even companies with Sadu. For each fitness accomplishment logged, Sadu allocates funds to help Sea Trees, and other environmental organizations, achieve their goals of environmental restoration and conservation. Are you a creative who’s trying to gift your next film or digital art to your favorite client, then get a WeTransfer account that plants SeaTrees.

Shop Local

To support local shops that plant SeaTrees, check out this Shop Local Guide to see which of these sustainably focused stores are near you: 




Surfing + Action Sports

Need a Secret Santa gift for the surfer on your list? It’s no secret that you can’t go wrong with a surfboard, surf lessons, or even just a book about surfing for your favorite grom – so check out all of our partners below who’s product or service helps us plant more trees in the seas! 

If you’ve got an aspiring/inspiring little surfer on your gift list, then grab them the Board Girls by Jody Len or Mop books from famed author Jaimal Yogis as a stocking stuffer, and they’ll be stoked to be stuck in the house reading, while the weather outside is frightful.

If the surfer in your life needs a new sled, then any one of these SeaTrees planting sticks from Timber Surf Co, Spooked Kooks, Route One Surfboards, Push Fins, Firewire / Slater Designs, Ashley Llyod Surfboards, ISLE SUPs, or Shred Skateboards…just to name a few of the ECOBOARD Project partners who have been busy in Santa’s workshop, building more ocean-friendly surf sleds. 

And last but not least, give the gift of a virtual quiver that you don’t need to drag around with you on your next surf trip, by getting them signed up to The Quiver, or just let the crew at Hokali bring the boards when you give the gift of a surf lesson.



Think a friend might enjoy joining us on this journey? Pass this enews note along to a friend or invite them to sign-up for our enews right here, and when they do, we’ll plant their 1st tree in the sea for Free!