10 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas From Coyuchi’s Design Director

10 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas From Coyuchi’s Design Director

By Samantha Daly
From persimmon vinegar that supports regenerative agriculture to the perfect organic percale sheets, these picks from Whitney Thornburg cater to the conscious consumer.

A trailblazing creator of sustainable textiles, Coyuchi has earned a cult following for its organic cotton bedding, home decor, and apparel. We asked design director Whitney Thornburg to give us her recommendations for eco-conscious gifts that will delight the recipient and Mother Nature alike.

Looking for something else? Check out the rest of our holiday gift guides here.

"Crinkled percale is all about fun color choices since you can now mix and match to create a complete bed. I love mixing and matching these sheets, and this way you can buy any combination for the person on your list. You can choose to get a new duvet or a full bed set."

Coyuchi Organic Crinkled Percale Sheets
To create our softest, most relaxed percale yet, we took pure organic cotton and applied proprietary spinning and weaving to create a washed fabric with a lightly crinkled effect all over.The result is what may be our favorite sheeting yet: breathable, comfortable, beautifully rumpled sheets that...

"I love Mariposa—I already have it, and it lives on my couch. It’s super soft and cozy, and looks great in the living room."

Coyuchi Mariposa Supersoft Organic Cotton Blanket
Inspired by a much-loved vintage rug, the richly detailed stripes of this super-soft organic cotton blanket highlight a colorful array of weaving techniques.

"I’m so excited to use these updated colors on our holiday table this year. The design team can’t decide which color they like best."

Coyuchi Sonoma Textured Organic Napkins
Pair your farm to table fare with durable organic cotton napkins that fit in at any gathering. Variations in yarn size create a crinkled texture, with yarn-dyed color that maintains its hue through years of wash and wear. Sonoma napkins are finished with a ½” hem and mitered corners.

"Help family and friends create less waste in their daily routine."

By Humankind Daily Routine Sets
A great place to start if you're new to by Humankind, our Daily Routine Sets bundle together our best sellers at a lower price.

"This is a perfect example of two gifts in one—use these adorable bags to wrap your gifts to save on the paper and pass along a reusable bag!"

Baggu Standard Baggu
Baggu's best selling reusable bag is not just for the grocery store. Carry in your hand or over your shoulder. Holds 2-3 plastic grocery bags worth of stuff. Folds into a flat 5 in. x 5 in. pouch. Holds 50 lbs.

"Replace non-stick cookware with this simple and modern cast iron pan. This is on my wishlist for this year; I’m looking to switch all my non-stick to cast iron over time."

Crane Cast Iron Frying Pan
This pan does all the same tricks at your grandma's cast iron, but its matte black enamel coating makes it easier to clean and care for—making it pretty much indestructible. Universal lid fits with all other Crane cast iron wares, too.

"I love beautiful wooden objects, and these will look stunning in any kitchen."

Permanent Collection Pepper Spitz - Walnut
This sculptural, functional pepper mill was conceived by Italian artist and designer, Martino Gamper, and crafted in Norfolk, UK from solid walnut wood fitted with a rust-resistant ceramic grinder that can be adjusted for other spices.

"With all the closures, museums could use our support, and it’s a great way to encourage someone to visit one through out the next year. I specifically love to visit the SFMOMA after its most recent renovation."

SFMOMA Membership
Being an SFMOMA member means wide-open access to amazing exhibitions and events, first dibs on tickets, and discounts at our Museum Store and Parking Garage. Both young adult (19–24) and senior (65 and older) discounts are available when purchasing Individual or Dual memberships.

"I love the collection MMclay created for The Progress restaurant and love when she opens her studio in my neighborhood in San Francisco. The bowls in this collection are so versatile!"

MMclay The Progress Collection - 4" Dipping Bowl
Slab-rolled and hand-textured. Great for condiment or dipping sauces, olive pits, etc. Combine with an 11” Dinner Plate or Serving Platter for a great gift.

"Flavorful vinegar for salad dressings and marinades. This is a nonprofit group dedicated to regenerative agriculture, and this delicious vinegar is one of the first products from their farm. Buying from them supports biodiversity in agriculture and sustainable farming practices."

Figure Ate Persimmon Vinegar
Our Naturally Fermented Persimmon Vinegar is more than a regenerative superfood offering support for a healthy heart, liver, skin, and gut. It’s an invitation to explore a whole new world of unfamiliar foods and flavors.
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