Affordable, Sustainable Gifts [Under $50]: 2023 Edition | Verte Mode

Affordable, Sustainable Gifts [Under $50]: 2023 Edition | Verte Mode

Whether you're managing a budget, playing Secret Santa for a troop, or mailing smiles across the miles, this guide is your compass to joyous giving without financial woes. Because let's face it, the essence of gift-giving should sparkle, not strain your wallet.

At Verte Mode, we're on a mission to debunk the myth that sustainability is synonymous with sky-high costs. While we won't argue that a $5 t-shirt is a silver bullet, we believe in a world where conscious choices don't require a financial sacrifice. Elevate your gift-giving game with our top picks and delve deeper into the green universe with guides on affordable sustainable clothing brands and vintage treasures. Transform your presents into statements of responsibility and conscious choices.

Our Picks for Budget-Friendly, Earth-Positive Gifts Under $50:

Dunsel's Sailbag The Dopp Kit | Verte Mode

Made from Upcycled Sailboat Sails and Textile Waste. This is your next and last toiletry kit you'll ever need. The Dopp Kit has an outer shell made from the same repurposed "Dacron" material we recover from the mainsails of old sailboats, and an inner lining made from fabric scraps, or from a thinner, lighter, and more colorful cut of spinnaker sail.

Calm Cleanse - Gentle Micellar Water, Makeup Remover, and Hydrating To – Verte Mode

Calm Cleanse is a 100% plastic and soap-free cleanser. We decided to take the harsh ingredients and the work out of cleansing. This micellar and organic rose hydrosol cleanser is seriously easy to use. Stay calm, reach for your cotton pad and cleanse. Remove makeup, dirt, oil and more with this simple toning and cleansing water.

Sustainable Foot File – Verte Mode

Our professional grade dual-sided stainless steel file gets results. Buffing away dead skin, rough spots, and calluses.

Natural Artisan Soap Sampler Set – Verte Mode

Think chocolate box, but without the calories. Pick up any mini bar to discover the scent name written underneath. Whether you gift it or keep it to yourself is up to you. 

Zero-Waste Dissolving Body Wash Sheets – Verte Mode

Say hello to a more natural way to cleanse your body and say goodbye to liquid soap from plastic jugs that harm the environment. Formulated for all skin types, including the most sensitive skin, our body cleanser sheets are paraben-free, alcohol-free and of course vegan friendly. Soothe, cleanse, & tone skin with our unique blend of witch hazel, pot marigold extract & bergamot fruit oil. Our body cleanser sheets are effective in removing impurities and leaves skin feeling radiant and luminous.

 

Lizush Cheer Up Big Fizzies Shower Steamers Gift Set - 5pk – Verte Mode

Set of 5 shower steamers that have been created especially for those who love deep forest-like scents and appreciate the power of the healing benefits of essential oils in their shower. This box is truly a unique handmade gift that will pamper the recipient. Make this a unique gift for your special person, for Husband, Dad, on Birthdays, Christmas, or just for you, because you deserve it…

 

Lizush Self Care Spa Gift Box – Verte Mode

Treat yourself, your friends, and your family to a naturally relaxing, and reviving skincare gift that you all will love to receive and use! This set is handmade using 100% Natural Ingredients. It is a great way to immerse yourself in Lizush Natural skincare and be prepared to fall in love!

 

Lizush Heart Shaped Shower Steamers Gift Set – Verte Mode

Whether it's the enjoyment of a long bath at the end of the day, relaxing with a good book, or just treating your friends and loved ones, our 5 Heart Shaped Shower Steamers Gift Set is a perfect choice. Our All Natural Handmade Products make this a unique gift as a Bridesmaids gift, Mother’s Day gift, Birthday gift, Christmas gift, or just because you deserve it…

Lizush Aromatherapy Eucalyptus Massage Oil – Verte Mode

Give your body the break it needs with our exclusive Eucalyptus Massage Oil. Whether you're giving yourself an at-home massage or receiving it from a friend, our  Massage oil allows your hands to glide over skin without friction to massage the body.

Essential Oil Blends Bath Bombs w/ CBD Bag of 6 – Verte Mode

Our XL Calm Bombs - Bag of six large CBD bath bombs nourish every inch of your body. Each bath bomb is made with the richest, natural essential oil blends to best fit your body. Within seconds of dissolving the bath bombs, your skin will be singing!

 

SensibleRest - Fitted Sheet Ivory – Verte Mode

The softest 2-in-1 fitted sheet you will ever sleep on. Introducing a sheet and mattress protector all in one. These breathable and waterproof layers provide a more comfortable night's rest without the need for an additional mattress protector. Your skin will thank you with our skin rejuvenating benefits that are woven directly into the fibers of the sheet. Handcrafted in Spain and made with premium eucalyptus fibers.

 

Polaris Pillowcases – Verte Mode

The days of flipping your pillow are over. Our Polaris Pillowcase remains cool all night long. Introducing a pillowcase and pillow protector all in one. These breathable and waterproof layers provide a more comfortable night's rest without the need for an additional pillow protector. Your skin will thank you with our skin rejuvenating benefits that are woven directly into the fibers of the fabric. 

 

SensibleRest - Polaris Pillowcases Lavender – Verte Mode

The days of flipping your pillow are over. Our Polaris Pillowcase remains cool all night long. Introducing a pillowcase and pillow protector all in one. These breathable and waterproof layers provide a more comfortable night's rest without the need for an additional pillow protector. Your skin will thank you with our skin rejuvenating benefits that are woven directly into the fibers of the fabric. Handcrafted in Spain and made with premium eucalyptus fibers for a cleaner, healthier sleep.

 

3" Pillar Candle - Busy Bees Candle Company – Verte Mode

If you're looking for a candle with a long lasting burn and a striking look, our 100% pure Beeswax pillar candles are your best choice! Create an ambiance with a designer touch in any room with our 100% pure Beeswax pillar candles

Busy Bees Candle Company Jar Candle - Unscented – Verte Mode

As pure as it gets, our classic 8oz Jar Candles are handcrafted and hand-poured in small batches using 100% pure, locally sourced Beeswax. Our 100% Beeswax Jar Candles are available in 6 aromatherapy scents made with our proprietary blend of essential oils. Our mood enhancing and relaxing aromatherapy candles are blended with your favorite essential oils. 

Busy Bees Candle Company Jar Candle - Well Being – Verte Mode

As pure as it gets, our classic 8oz Jar Candles are handcrafted and hand-poured in small batches using 100% pure, locally sourced Beeswax. Our 100% Beeswax Jar Candles are available in 6 aromatherapy scents made with our proprietary blend of essential oils.

 

Protect / Forest Pine Scent: Candles for Good – Verte Mode

This light and peaceful pine scent raises funds for the National Park Service, helping to preserve our treasured National Parks for future generations.

 Wellness / Rigaud Cypress Scent: Candles for Good – Verte Mode

This heavenly Rigaud Cypress scent absolutely makes me swoon, a historic scent from Paris in the 1850's. Wellness raises funds for Pollinator Partnership, working to protect bees and other pollinators' health.

 

Peace, Relief to Ukraine / Ginger Verbena Scent: Candles for Good – Verte Mode

Historically, sprigs of verbena were brought into battle to protect the wearer. Fill your home with this earthy, lifting scent while helping Ukrainians in need. CARE is also focused on equity, inclusion, social justice, and the needs of women & girls throughout all of their relief efforts around the globe.

 

Ceramic Container Beeswax Candles – Verte Mode

Scented container candles using beeswax and certified clean fragrances. These candles use two FSC-Certified wood crackling wicks. 

 

Neepa Hut Handmade Batik Pillow | Blue and Green – Verte Mode

This handwoven beauty is sure to catch attention and set the atmosphere on your couch, bed, or the back of your favorite chair. Featuring traditional cultural designs re-styled for the contemporary home, the batik cushion cover are bound to add a rare element to your decor.

Neepa Hut 6" Alocasia Poly + Handwoven Planter Basket – Verte Mode

PLANTER BASKET WITH A LIVE INDOOR PLANT
Freshen up your home with this beautifully woven planter. The handwoven basket is sure to set the atmosphere in your home while bringing a touch of nature and purifying the air.

 

Autumn Hues 'Euphoria' Cotton Tie & Dye Hand-Embroidered Pale yellow-b – Verte Mode

This 100% cotton tie & dye cushion cover is made by a craft cluster of 8 men & 2 women in Bherugarh, Madhya Pradesh, India. After then hand-embroidered & stitched by an NGO that has grown into a cluster of 25 women.

Autumn Hues 'Stary Night' Cotton Tie & Dye Hand-Embroidered Navy Blue – Verte Mode

This 100% cotton tie & dye cushion cover is made by a craft cluster of 8 men & 2 women in Bherugarh, Madhya Pradesh, India. After then hand-embroidered & stitched by an NGO that has grown into a cluster of 25 women.

Organic Curves' Aranya Tufted Crisscross Pattern Black & Beige Cushion – Verte Mode

Some cushion covers just invite human contact. Stylish and warm, these crisscross pattern tufted cotton covers will keep you cozy. With its square pattern and hidden zipped enclosure, the boho chic cover is stylish and practical.

Organic Curves' Ariana Woven Multi-Pattern Beige Cushion – Verte Mode

Add a sense of luxury and decadence to your living space with our Organic Curves Multi-pattern cushion cover with a 3-dimensional look. With its square pattern and hidden zipped enclosure, the boho chic cover is stylish and practical.  A mix of traditional and modern, the bohemian pillow cover exudes eclectic taste and a vibrant aesthetic. Its minimalistic design is what makes it stand out.

 

Darzah Gold Tatreez Coasters – Verte Mode

100% hand-embroidered and handcrafted in Palestine. Our tatreez coasters are a beautiful way to share a piece of Palestinian culture in your home.

 

Darzah Black and White Tatreez Coasters – Verte Mode

100% hand-embroidered and handcrafted in Palestine. Our tatreez coasters are a beautiful way to share a piece of Palestinian culture in your home.

Neepa Hut Handwoven Cone Storage Basket Bag – Verte Mode

Traditionally, farmers wore this cone-shape bag on their backs to ferry crops across fields. Nowadays, we can use it to hold our yoga mat, Farmer's market produce or flowers.

 

Ethical Handmade Blue Sea Tatreez Half Apron – Verte Mode

The Tatreez Apron is your next favorite kitchen accessory. The apron is the ideal kitchen companion that will add style to any cooking routine. The tatreez motif adorned on this apron is called “Sea” (Bahar in Arabic). Crafted and stitched with care by our women artisans from the West Bank, each creation is 100% handmade.

Recycled Steel Bottle – Verte Mode

A Good Bottle keeps your drinks at the perfect temperature. Whether on a chilly mountain top or soaking up some rays at the beach, it will never let you down. In truth, we wish everything in life were this reliable. We even find ourselves drinking more water than usual thanks to our faithful sidekick.

 

Sustainable ENJOY A WARM HUG Ceramic Mug – Verte Mode

Works for hot or cold drinks. Featuring a smooth gloss body and a nature baked bottom. Safe for use in the microwave; hand wash only. Classy giveaway for office parties, or to have on hand in the break room at work.

LYT UV-C Water Purifying Bottle - Classic Blue | Verte Mode

LYT packs a 12mW UV-C LED into the most popular bottle cap size. It is designed to fit your favorite bottle, including S'Well, Mira, Simple Modern, and more. And destroy's 99.99% e.coli in 3 minutes, LYT is ideal for everyday use at the office, gym, and home.

Organic Handmade Neem Wood Chopping Board/Platter – Verte Mode

This chopping board cum platter works perfectly for cutting and serving snacks and nibbles in your kitchen. Its stylish look will add an instant rustic touch to your kitchen and dinnerware.

 

Organic Curves' Handmade Brown Neem Wood Oval Shape Serving Platter – Verte Mode

Made in Kolkata, India. This cluster works with small & micro-enterprises to provide livelihoods to the marginalized artisans. 805 female artisans work with this small and micro enterprises. They're paid fair wages (weekly to women and monthly to men).

Organic Curves' Handmade Brown Neem Wood Leaf Shaped Serving Platter – Verte Mode

Made in Kolkata, India. This cluster works with small & micro-enterprises to provide livelihoods to the marginalized artisans. 805 female artisans work with this small and micro enterprises. They're paid fair wages (weekly to women and monthly to men). Every purchase helps artisans and donations to help fund clean water projects in developing countries.

Organic Hand Carved Neem Wood Serving Spoons Set of 2 – Verte Mode

Rooted in tradition, this set of hand carved salad spoons is perfect for adding that old-school charm to your kitchen. With its unique shape, the neem wood salad serving spoon makes a statement. Use it with any of our wooden serve ware to complete the look. These are versatile enough to fit with any other platter as well.

Organic Hand Screen-Printed 100% Cotton Dish Cover- Set of 2 – Verte Mode

The fun and hygienic way to wrap your bowls and keep them in the fridge is with this hand-printed circular fabric dish cover set. It's an ideal reusable alternative to single-use plastic cling wrap and zip lock bags. It comes in a set of two different sizes and the elastic on the outer is stretchy enough to meet the requirements of bowls, cans.

Organic Curves' Hand Screen-Printed 100% Cotton Multi color Apron – Verte Mode

Made in Kolkata, India. This cluster works with small & micro-enterprises to provide livelihoods to the marginalized artisans. 805 female artisans work with this small and micro enterprises. They're paid fair wages (weekly to women and monthly to men).

 

 

 

 

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