Sustainable Christmas gift giving can be a complicated situation to be in for the eco conscious amongst us.
At a time when we’re all trying to cut back and be kinder to the planet, gifts can feel like a step in the wrong direction.
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I for one want to treat friends and family to beautiful Christmas gifts without feeling wasteful when it comes to caring for the world we live in, so how do we do it?
Thankfully there are plenty of fantastic brands out there making it easy to shop the perfect planet friendly sustainable Christmas gifts.
Gone are the days when sustainable Christmas gifts came in the form of handmade, limited options and homegrown efforts. Brands everywhere are taking positive steps forward to help change the way we shop and the effect they have on the planet.
It’s time to take thoughtful present giving to another level and spread some guilt-free festive cheer with gorgeous gifts with a past, present and future.
From fair-trade to biodegradable products, there’s plenty to choose from when buying this year’s treats for under the Christmas tree.
Here are 7 gifts I’m giving my loved ones this year, and I hope it’ll give you some inspiration for an eco-friendly festive season too.
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Christmas Gift Ideas For the Sustainably Conscious
Luxe Recycled Blue Champagne Flute, £9, French Connection – buy now
These beautifully handcrafted champagne flutes made from recycled glass make the perfect sustainable Christmas prezzie for those looking for something that’s one of a kind.
Eau De Parfume, £60, Ikon – buy now
Ikon have combined high end alluring scents with a focus on sustainability.
Using only naturally sourced ingredients and recycled packaging, you can be sure you’re giving the gift of kindness with this sustainably sourced smell.
Return to Nature Tote, £995, Anya Hindmarch – buy now
This luxury ‘Return to Nature’ bag from Anya Hindmarch is chrome, heavy-metal and aldehyde free and finished with liquid silk that allows the bag to biodegrade at the end of its life.
I have a feeling no one will want to see this bag come to the end of its life however, with its stylish last forever design and organised genius which includes pockets for almost everything from cards, phone to pens.
Earrings, £55.20, Daisy London Jewellery – buy now
Give the gift of a cleaner world with these dreamy daisy earrings. The team at Daisy London have teamed up with 4ocean to help clean-up our oceans.
For every item purchased, Daisy x 4ocean will remove 90g of plastic from our planet’s oceans, so you can gift these with pride.
Jumper, £34.99, H&M – buy now
For the ultimate Christmas jumper, head to H&M’s conscious collection and snuggle up in this oversized festive knit that will still be stylish in 2022.
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Eco Beauty Gift Set, £12.95, Moonie.co.uk – buy now
Treat someone to the ultimate planet-friendly pamper set cleverly designed and created from plastic-free products that are vegan-friendly and made from sustainable materials.
V&A Quilted Jacket, £115.50, People Tree – buy now
Pioneers of sustainability and fair trade, People Tree have made it their mission to create stylish collections that won’t harm the environment and the people working for them.
This beautiful quilted print jacket inspired by William Morris is the perfect forever gift.