12 sustainable gift ideas for a more eco-friendly Christmas

Trying to think of gift ideas can be tricky at the best of times, so when you’re also trying to make sure they’re eco-friendly it can be exhausting. That’s where we come in. From Zero waste starter kits to recycled denim luxury bath towels, we’ve put together a list of 12 sustainable gift ideas for Christmas 2020. 

Cloud Comforter

Now, no one would judge you for treating yourself to this gift after the year we’ve had. It’s a beautiful, soft, hypoallergenic, and sustainable comforter made from recycled water bottles. IN fact, each comforter made will keep 50 plastic bottles out of landfill.

Where to buy: Amazon

BPA free fire truck made out of recycled milk bottles

When you have a kid in your life who is fire truck-mad, this is a great way to please them and stay true to your eco-friendly ideals. Each truck is made from recycled plastic milk bottles and is completely BPA free.

Where to buy: Amazon

Funny shopping bags

These will keep your fruit and veg fresher for longer whilst simultaneously entertaining you or the person you’ve bought them for. Just make sure to weigh them empty so you can subtract it from the weight of the produce when you’re out shopping. 

Where to buy: Uncommon Goods

Solar powered phone charger

There’s nothing scarier than running out of phone battery. Ok, there is but still, we don’t want it to happen and especially not when you’re out in the wilderness. That’s why this is a fantastic gift for the eco-conscious campers in your life. Completely solar powered and featuring a compass and flashlight, it’s a must-have for any camping adventure. 

Where to buy: Amazon

Cork yoga mat

For all your yoga-mad friends and family, this is a great eco-friendly gift idea. Each mat is made from the oak tree bark which grows back easily, when harvested sustainably.

Where to buy: Amazon

No Pong deodorant 

These are great little stocking fillers or token gifts. It’s a natural deodorant that actually works. Choose different scents, fragrance free, or a vegan options, all in a cute little tin container.

Where to buy: No Pong

Zero Waste Gift Box

If you know someone who is beginning out on their journey to reduce waste, this could be the perfect present. It’s a starter kit that includes reusable food wraps, straws, wooden dish brush, makeup remover pads, soap saver, and more. 

Where to buy: Etsy

Coco Rose Luxe Hydration Trio

A gift designed to pamper whilst shining some love on the world with ethically sourced ingredients. A beautiful gift for someone you care about. 

Where to buy: Revolve

Denim Towel Bundle

Classy, stylish and made from recycled denim, i’m sure you can think of one person who would love these hanging in their bathroom. The recycled denim is combined with Luocell – a durable and sustainable fabric made from natural wood cellulose.

Where to buy: Cultiver

Atlas Cork Hanging Planter

This cork hanging planters are biodegradable, renewable, and recyclable plus, no trees were cut down in the making of them – so these are much better for reforestation and maintaining wildlife diversity. 

Where to buy: Etsy

Plantable Coloured Pencils

Perfect for the artists or children in your life, these pencils are 100% plantable and will grow into herbs. So, when they’ve been worn down with use, simply plant them in the ground and watch them sprout.

Where to buy: Amazon

Blooming Lollipops

These lollipops are sweet for your tooth and the environment – perfect. With seeds filling the sticks, you can plant them when you’re done and grow something sweet for your garden. 

Where to buy: Uncommon goods