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Sustainability Gift Guide: 9 Sustainable Gifts for the Adventurous Environmentalist

Need a gift for the environmentalist in your life? You’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of 9 hand-picked recommendations for the best sustainable gifts CamelBak has to offer. These ideas are sure to help you nail that perfect birthday, holiday, or anytime gift for your favorite eco-conscious adventurer.

Giving sustainable gifts is a win-win—your friend or loved one gets a unique item they can fall in love with, and we all go a little easier on our home planet. The products in our sustainable gift guide are made to last longer and reduce their impact on the environment, in more ways than one.

And without further ado, here are our top 9 gift ideas perfect for sustainability-focused folks.

Four Eddy+ LifeStraw bottles lined up with the sun glowing through them.

Eddy®+ filtered by LifeStraw® with Tritan™ Renew

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Whether for a week-long backcountry trip or everyday hydration, this bottle means they never have to worry about safe drinking water or unnecessary waste again. The Eddy®+ filtered by LifeStraw bottle is made with Tritan™ Renew, a highly durable and lightweight plastic made with 50% recycled material. Tritan Renew is made using a recycling process that’s more efficient than standard mechanical recycling, and produces a superior material with less demand on finite resources.

With the addition of the LifeStraw® attachment your water is extra safe from contaminants, whether you get your water from a tap or a stream. Water is filtered twice to remove bacteria, parasites, and microplastics, lead, bad taste, chlorine and other unwanted chemicals. It's odor and stain resistant and free of BPA, BPS, and BPF. This reusable water bottle is the perfect sustainable gift for beginner environmentalists and long-standing earth warriors.

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Arete™ Sling 8

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This durable and sustainable hike pack provides light and lasting recycled materials, constructed to withstand any trial on the trail. The Arete™ Sling 8 has a certified Repurpose Gold Sustainability Badge, which means that it was made with recycled materials, safer chemicals, and was designed to preserve resources and diminish disposables. Music to an environmentalist's ears.

The pack also brings a breathable air mesh back panel and strap, supplying long-lasting cool and comfort for your next expedition. We want you to stay hydrated out on the trail, so we've included our renowned .6L Tritan Renew bottle with a convenient carry cap. 

Enjoy alternating action with the easy left and right shoulder carry option and the 1.5L Reservoir compatible stash pocket on shoulder strap. Durable, double-layer stretch overflow pocket provides ample room for your adventure essentials

Person sitting by a lake enjoying the view with a Chute Mag bottle next to them.

Chute® Mag Bottle with Tritan™ Renew

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Your daily hydration habit with a sustainable twist—an ideal gift for sustainable, everyday adventurers on-the-go. The lightweight and durable Chute® Mag water bottle is now made with Tritan™ Renew, a highly durable and lightweight plastic made with 50% recycled material. 

Tritan™ Renew is made using Polyester Renewal Technology, a recycling process that's more efficient than standard mechanical recycling, producing new material with less demand on finite resources. Odor and stain resistant, and free of BPA, BPS, and BPF.

Besides the do-good construction, the high flow universal magnetic cap is leak-proof when closed and stows securely out of the way when drinking. The comfortable carry handle makes for grab-and-go convenience and when the day is over. Just toss in the dishwasher and prepare for your next adventure.

The Chute® Mag with Tritan™ Renew comes in 20oz, 25oz, 32oz, 50oz sizes, and is completely customizable! Make it personal by adding your recipient’s name or favorite catch phrase. For more info on customization, click here.

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Cloud Walker™ 18 Hydration Pack 85oz

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The Cloud Walker™ 18 hike pack proudly wears the Repurpose Gold Sustainability Badge, meaning it was made with recycled materials, safer chemicals, and was designed to preserve resources and diminish disposables. So it’s a great addition to any environmentally-savvy giftee’s collection.

The Cloud Walker™ hydration pack is the perfect solution for all day adventure. You can roam with comfort, thanks to our Air Support™ Back Panel, constructed with lightweight materials for max ventilation. Adventurers stay hydrated and light on their feet with our massive 2.5L Crux® Reservoir and keep supplies at the ready with side cargo pockets, perfect for hydration and small tech. An extra exterior zip pocket secures smaller items like snacks for the long haul and a trekking pole attachment for navigating difficult terrain. 

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Straw Set Multi-Pack

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Our Straw Set multi-pack is a colorful, sustainable alternative to single use plastic straws. Create less waste and make your cocktail or kids’ drinks a bit more colorful. Each straw in the 5-piece set is 10" in length and features a wide opening—great for cold beverages like smoothies, shakes, iced coffee and tea. Easy to clean and BPA, BPS, and BPF free. The straws fit many of our bottles and drinkware and are compatible with most beverages. Who knows, this super simple gift could become their daily go-to for sustainable living.

Man biking by a pristine lake wearing a blue CamelBak hydration pack.

M.U.L.E® 12 Hydration Pack 100 oz

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What makes the M.U.L.E.® 12 hydration pack so exciting? For starters, it's the perfect size, comes with premium hydration and has all the features to make every outdoor adventure awesome. AND it comes with a Repurpose Gold Sustainability Badge—aka more recycled, safer, and more sustainable for years to come.

In addition, we've supplied smart storage options, with an overflow pocket for an extra layer or wet rain jacket. We also supplied a removable stability belt for added flexibility and comfort. Another key addition is our Magnetic Tube Trap™ that works with all of our reservoir tubes.

We've included Air Support™ Back Panel, lightweight materials, and max ventilation to keep you feeling and looking cool on the trail. Finally, our reservoir with Quicklink™ System ensures you get all the hydration you need on the move, with no fuss.

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Eddy®+ Kids 14oz Bottle with Tritan™ Renew

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Don’t forget the kiddos on your list! The Eddy®+ bottle with Tritan™ Renew is the perfect sidekick for lunch boxes everywhere—especially your little eco-adventurer’s. This bottle is made with the highly durable and sustainable Tritan™ Renew, earning it a Repurposed Gold Sustainability Badge. Sure to satisfy your mini-environmentalists, and their parents. 

In addition to being reusable, Eddy®+ Kids bottles are spill-proof when open and leak-proof when closed—no more soggy backpacks. Just bite to sip and close when finished. The easy carry handle and fun designs make hydrating fun on any adventure. Cap and bottle are odor and stain resistant, dishwasher safe, and free of BPA, BPS, and BPF. 

Recommended for ages 3+. The Eddy®+ Kids 14oz bottle with Tritan™ Renew comes in array of bright colors and bold designs, exciting and engaging your little ones

This bottle also comes in a Limited Edition series with even more fun spirited and whimsical graphics and it can be personalized with our Custom CamelBak services. You can print their name or monogram, and we have a variety of designs to choose from or you can upload one of your choosing. For more info on custom products click here.

Man drinking out of his Stowaway reservoir in the snow.

Stowaway™ 2L Insulated Reservoir

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 The Stowaway™ 2L reservoir with Thermal Control insulation turns any pack into a 70 oz all-season hydration system. No matter the adventure, terrain, or weather, this reservoir keeps water perfectly cool (without freezing) and close at hand. 

The Stowaway makes a great gift for your eco-conscious friends because it eliminates the need for single use plastics and other less sustainable additions to you and/or your gift recipient’s ventures

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ChillBak™ Pack 30 Soft Cooler & Hydration Center

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Bring the party with you—without any of the trash! ChillBak™ Pack 30 is our latest innovation to keep you and your travel team well hydrated, well-stocked, and…reusable. This ingenious cooler not only provides ample space for all of your outdoor-adventure food and beverage needs, it also helps to eliminate the need for single use plastics wherever you’re adventuring.

Whether you're at the campground, a tailgate, or even your own backyard, the ChillBak™ Pack 30 keeps your cans and bottles cold while providing an extra 6 liters of water (or whatever liquid will keep your party going strong). Enjoy quick refills and clean up capabilities with a spigot accessible from outside the pack. 

Keep a beverage in one hand as you utilize the roll top closure with the other. Carry cold beverages for 72 hours and retain ice for 72+ hours. Hike comfortably with padded back panel, shoulder straps, and a waist belt for whoever chooses to be the walking human cooler. The ChillBak™ Pack 30 was made with safer chemicals, earning the Repurpose Silver Sustainability Badge.

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Looking for more ideas for outdoor adventurers and athletes? Check out these related gift guides:

-Gifts for Hikers

-Work from Home Gifts

-Gifts for Mountain Bikers

-Custom Gifts

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