Top 10 Eco-Friendly Gift ideas for Christmas that everyone (including the planet) will love!!
Christmas shopping is often a mix of creativity, stress and fun. We often look for gifts that are unique and practical, but finding that perfect gift can be a challenge. And if you’re a conscious consumer like us, it can add a whole new level of complexity. Research shows we throw away 25% more trash during the holiday season than the rest of the year!! So this holiday season, instead of adding to the unnecessary waste, let’s be kinder to mother earth by buying some sustainable and eco-friendly gifts for your family and friends.
But where can you find eco-friendly gifts that are unique, useful and perfect for your loved ones. Well, we’ve got you covered. While there are several Christmas gifts out there that are good for the environment from plantable pencils and lollies to sustainable soaps, here is a list of our favorite eco-friendly Christmas gifts.
- Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps
These reusable food wraps are moisture-resistant and form a great seal to keep your food fresh. They will help you ditch the single-use plastic in no time. They are super easy to use and clean – just wash them with soap and wate, and available in multiple sizes and shapes – you even have some for carrying your sandwiches.
Journaling is great for all people of all ages and a sustainable journal made from fabric offcuts and recycled paper is great for the earth too. Whether it’s a writing, doodling, gardening or mental health practices that you think your giftee will enjoy – we have you covered with our great variety of sustainable journals made with beautiful fabric offcuts here.
- Cork Yoga Mat
Cork mats are made of oak tree bark, which grows back when harvested sustainably unlike typical yoga mats — which makes this a fabulous gift for an eco-minded yogi. You can also check out our collection of sustainable yoga mat bags here, if you suspect they already have a mat. These bags are handmade from designer fabric offcuts and canvas.
- Reusable Grocery Bag
These airy, chic shopper bags are multi-purpose and easily reusable as grocery bag that you can take everywhere. Plus, they are built to be surprisingly sturdy and durable.
- Sustainable Kids Accessories
These cute bow ties, scrunchies and headbands are the perfect Christmas gift to get any little one started on their conscious living journey. Handmade from designer fabrics these beautiful, limited edition, kids accessories will make any little one look on point on their style and sustainable game!
- Zero Waste Gift Box
You can get your loved one started on a sustainable lifestyle journey that is also stylish with these great kits. There are multiple options that one include a reusable, collapsible gift box, sunglass case, card wallets, A6 notebook, scrunchies and headbands.
- Reusable Christmas Greeting Cards
2.5 million trees are cut down every year to make greeting cards and most of them will anyway find their way to the recycling bin. Why bother with Christmas Cards that are just going to find their way in to trash when you can gift these beautiful reusable greeting cards. Not only can these cards be used multiple times, they also come with seed paper inserts which can be planted by the giftee once they have received the card.
- Christmas Décor
A green Christmas wouldn’t be complete without some eco-friendly Christmas décor. Whether its reusable wreaths made out of fabric offcuts that look fabulous and unique and will last you multiple Christmases or Ornaments made from fabric offcuts and recycled filling for your Christmas tree – They are a perfect early Christmas Gift for any household.
- Pet Accessories
Christmas is a special time for the entire family, including our little fur babies. Check these lovely sustainable pet accessories that’s sure to make any pooch look totally adorable.
- Recyclable Gift Wraps!
These Japanese Furoshiki Fabric Gift Wraps are a perfect way to wrap your gifts. Not only can they be reused multiple times, they are also super easy to wrap your gifts in, without the hassle of find a tape and worrying about the paper ripping. You can check our tutorials for multiple wrapping options here.We absolutely love these Eco-friendly Christmas gifts for friends and family! Let us know what you think?