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Starting to think about “that special gift” this marketplace season? From eco-friendly accessories to customized stress-reduction programs, these gift ideas from alumni and student business owners — and exclusive discounts for the Columbia Business School community (in green) —  will inspire your marketplace shopping. Have a business or gift idea you’d like to add? Submit your listing.

Art and Decor | Beauty Products and Services | Fashion and Accessories | Food and Wine | Health and Fitness | Eco-Friendly | Other

Eco-Friendly
EcoPlum
Gia Machlin ’91
Give the most eco-friendly gift of all — an EcoPlum Gift Card! Shipped virtually, no returns needed, no wasted gifts thrown away. Plus, you earn EcoChipz Rewards Points for buying our gift cards! And you can use the EcoChipz you earn for purchases in our shop, or donations to environmental causes we support. Those receiving it will love our growing selection of eco-friendly products including, eco-friendly clothing, handbags, fair trade jewelry, safe cosmetics and many other products.

 

Upcycled Around Town
Bhairvee Shavdia ’11
Upcycled Around Town is an online marketplace to buy eco-friendly, unique hand-made gifts and accessories made from repurposed materials.  
 
 
Splaff
Josh Whitcraft ’13
Splaff is your source for eco-conscious sandals, belts, bags, and accessories made of natural hemp, used bike inner tubes, and recycled race car tires.

 

Arcadia Home
Dawn Kikel ’95 (EMBA)
Do you know an animal lover? Give the gift of a hand knit dog or cat ornament for the marketplaces. More than 25 breeds are available. Arcadia Home is a member of 1% For The Planet. For each purchase made, a donation is given to an organization dedicated to protecting the environment.