Gifts for Sustainable Shopping
Give a gift to the Earth this holiday season by keeping your shopping eco-friendly!
FD Market (158 Northampton St.)
FD Market has got the sustainability goods. It’s a great place to foray into the world of low packaging and bulk home goods purchasing. Their shampoo and conditioner bars are perfect for camping, traveling, and they smell bomb. Especially the DIP bars! Bring your own special thrifted jar and fill up on soaps – an easy and unique gift! Pair it with some of their patterned napkins or dish towels for a little whammy of a gift.
Easton Outdoor Company (230 Northampton St.)
Easton Outdoor gets your outdoors. Favorites include Hydroflask food containers that keep that soup HOT while you’re hiking, camping, or just out and about and want to guarantee. A great gift for someone who works outside or on-the-go. Pair it with some reusable cutlery and you’re golden. And everyone loves socks, whether they admit it or not. Darn Tough will make a sock lover out of anyone with their lifetime guarantee. Got holes in your socks, just send ‘em back and they will issue a rebate for a new pair!
Nature’s Way Market (143 Northampton St.)
Mercantile Home (140 Northampton St.)
Say hello to the cutest shirts and dresses made out of upcycled tea towels. Your Grandma would be proud to see such things of beauty. Not to mention, they have dashing scarves, eye pillows, and a whole wall of fabric rolls for the crafty fellow/dame in your life.
Casa 401 (16 N. 3rd St.)
Book and Puppet (22 Centre Sq.)
Love this little shop that carries books of all kinds for all ages and all interests. Let’s support our local bookstores. Looking for something specific for someone that they don’t have in the shop? Andy will order it for you!
Recommended reading: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer and Tasting Pennsylvania by Edible Lehigh Valley’s editor Carrie Havarnak.