20 Best Eco Fathers Day Gifts in 2023

Looking for a meaningful Father's Day gift? We've handpicked our favourite eco friendly, ethical and sustainable gift ideas for dad to make it easy for you!

1. Light My Fire Mess Cup & Spork

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Is dad a nature lover? Light My Fire products reconnect fathers (and everyone!) with nature. Whether it's a lunch break in a local park or a meal while hiking in the bush, your eco dad will love this useful gift. The versatile mess cup, containers and spork will get frequent use, while Grandpa's Firegrill and the Firesteel are great accessories when camping. 

2. Fressko Reusable Coffee Cup

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For fathers who are waste warriors. Meet the Fressko reusable cup! This stylish, lightweight, insulated stainless steel reusable coffee cup replaces a disposable coffee cup. A great eco Father's day gift, will keep dad's drink hot or cold, is BPA free, scratch resistant and spill proof. 

3. Biolite Solar Panels & Lanterns

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Does dad love camping? Biolite create off-grid solutions, like portable solar panels and camping lanterns, for outdoor explorers and adventurers. The Biolite range is designed for easy and instant setup, making them the best gift idea for your adventure hungry loved one. 

4. Larq Self Cleaning Water Bottle

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Does dad love anything high tech? He will love the gift of this self cleaning bottle. The LARQ Bottle Movement PureVis™ self-cleans and improves water quality. Perfect for outdoor adventures, going to the gym, or on the go. A 20 second cycle of PureVis UV-C light is enough to eliminate up to 99% of bio-contaminants such harmful E. coli varieties.

5. Monten Sparkling Water Maker

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Is dad a cocktail connoisseur? The sleek Monten soda maker is essential for his environmentally friendly bar or kitchen. Featuring a reusable 900ml bottle, this sparkling water maker allows you to cut back on single-use plastic soda and soft drink bottles.  Saves waste, saves money, saves lugging heavy bottles of drink around, and bubbles always on tap. Compatible with all Sodastream gas cylinders. What better eco Father's Day gift!

6. Pocket Chainsaw

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Is dad always tinkering around in the garden? This Pocket Chainsaw is the last saw he will ever need! Cut through thick branches or firewood in seconds with no need for a noisy, petrol-guzzling chainsaw, making it a super eco-friendly gift. This pocket chainsaw is the fastest-cutting human-powered saw on the market and includes a lifetime guarantee.  

7. Naiteev Recycled Golf Tees

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Do you have a golfer Dad? Naiteev golf tees are made from recycled plastic car bumper bars and are recyclable, durable, and designed for high performance on the course. For every one car bumper bar, Naiteev create 2000 golf tees! This gift is a game changer and a planet-saver!  

8. Solidteknics Frying Pan

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Is dad a Masterchef in the making? Solidteknics create top-quality frying pans and skillets from clean Australian iron. Perfect for grilling, frying and baking, and suitable to use in the kitchen or over a fire out in nature.   This sustainable Father's day gift will last a lifetime so Dad will remember you every time he uses it.

9. Native Solitary Bee Hotel

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What father does not love bees and the native flora of Australia?  Made in Brisbane, this native bee hotel aim to increase pollination activity in your garden by boosting local native Solitary bee populations. Solitary bees do not produce honey, but are essential for pollinating our native flora. An artificial nest where bees deposit pollen/nectar and eggs before sealing off the entrance with either leaf, resin or mud.  Definitely one of our most popular gifts for everyone in 2023!

10. Plant Runner Plant Care Essentials Kit

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Is dad a plant keeper? The Plant Runner essential indoor plant care kit is packaged neatly in a bespoke gift box. Each set contains a bottle of the Indoor Plant Food and a bottle of Neem Oil Leaf Shine - the essentials for a thriving plant family. Bottled in amber glass and made in Australia, it makes the best gift for the plant lover in your life.

11. Dewit Garden Tools

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Is dad a passionate gardener? Dewit have been making durable, comfortable to use hand-forged garden tools for over 120 years. They are made in Europe from high quality carbon steel, giving them a sharp edge that can cut through tough soil and roots. Dewit gardening tools also have a lifetime guarantee. They are a buy once for life item that will sure become a family heirloom! A great gift for him in 2023 and beyond.

12. WAW Bodysurfing Handplane

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Do you have a surfer dad? The WAW BadFish is a high-performance bodysurfing hand plane made from traceable ocean plastic collected from the Great Barrier Reef, as well as from household recycling bins. In fact, it's the first handplane made without any virgin plastic materials at all.  A gift made by body surfers, for body surfers, it's suitable for all ages and abilities. Made in Australia.

13. Hemp Clothing Australia Mens Classic Tees

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If dad doesn't already have a hemp tee, now is the time time for him to experience how pleasant they are to wear. Made from a super sustainable hemp and organic cotton blend, the Hemp Clothing Australia Mens Classic Tee is hard-wearing, has an easy relaxed fit and can be worn on Father's Day and all year round with ease!

14. Conscious Step Socks

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Does dad love a quirky pair of socks? Conscious Step socks aren't just any socks. They support more than just your feet! A portion from every pair of socks purchased goes directly to a non-profit organisation, creating a tangible impact on our fight to save the planet. Socks are always a winner for gifts for him at Fathers Day, Christmas and birthdays. Conscious Step are Fairtrade, GOTS, and Vegan Certified.

15. Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Bottle 1900ml

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This is the most popular among the sustainable gifts for dad. Dads always appreciate a reliable, versatile water bottle. The Klean Kanteen 64oz TKWide bottle was designed with versatility and portability in mind. It is the best water bottle for sports, long days on job sites, camping and backpacking, designed for easy cleaning. Even better, this Klean Kanteen bottle is made from certified 90% post-consumer recycled 18/8 stainless steel, reducing greenhouse emissions from steel by about 50%.  

16. Leaf Shave Reusable Razor

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Do you have a dad that needs a new razor? This beauty from Leaf Shave is the best. Taking the premise of a classic safety razor, this razor has been designed to be the easiest-to-use, most precise and manoeuvrable fixed-head shave. Leaf has added a magnetic plate to grab and assist blade loading, it has an ergonomic handle and is pre-angled at 30° for an intuitive grip. A smooth gift for dad!

17. Opinel Stainless Steel Folding Pocket Knife

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Do you have a creative eco-minded dad? This limited edition Opinel folding knife has been designed in collaboration with French tattoo artist, Jérémy Groshens -Les Aiguilles de Dje. The wonderfully creative prints represent a sense of adventure and a love for the beauty of nature.  Made in France.  

18. Finska Wooden Tossing Game

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Show your love for you father with this fun family game you can play together.  Finska addictive backyard tossing game for all ages based on the ancient log throwing games from Finland. Players use cunning, strategy and skill to be the first to score 50 points. Finska is the perfect activity for families, friends and children to enjoy the outdoors making it one of our best eco Father's Day Gifts.

19. The Physic Garden Muscle Rub

Does dad have muscles that need soothing? The Physic Garden Muscle Rub is a naturally warming, vegan-friendly muscle rub that soothes sore muscles and softens the skin. Made on a moisturising base of shea butter, with pure essential oils to warm the skin.  Dad will appreciate this natural Australian-made gift.

20. Little Veggie Patch Co DIY Garden Projects

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Do you have a DIY dad? Break out the hammers, charge your drill and set your scissors to 'safety', The Little Veggie Patch Co team are here with the best step by step activities for Dad's garden. Mat and Dillon from The Little Veggie Patch Co want you to do it yourself.  This eco friendly gift will inspire dad to build a cubby house, make a vertical garden, and create a seasonal seed chart. 

When is Fathers Day?

Father's Day in Australia is celebrated on the first Sunday in September.  In 2023, it is on Sunday, September 3, 2023.  New Zealand has Fathers Day on the same day as Australia

Next year in Australia and NZ, Father's Day will be on Sunday, 1 September 2024.

Father's Day in the US and the UK is on the third Sunday in June.  In 2023, it was on June 18, 2023.  In 2024, Fathers Day in the USA and UK will be Sunday, June 16, 2024.

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