Sustainable Christmas Gifts

Christmas Present

The Christmas season is a time for giving…

Giving a thoughtful gift to a loved one can be a beautiful way to express your thoughts, but it can also be a stressful and costly chore. Rather than the expense of the present, gift-giving should be about kindness and thankfulness. Given the growing popularity of eco-friendly living, many individuals choose to give and receive sustainable presents that will not go to waste or collect dust in a closet.

Christmas Tree

By choosing materials that are currently in circulation or supporting local craftsmen and companies, sustainable gifting aims to reduce the negative impact on the environment that the holiday season generally has.

Sustainable Cosmetics and Gift Sets…

One of the most typical Christmas gifts is cosmetics or gift packages, so why not go for a more environmentally friendly option? Soaps, shampoo bars, bath salts, and other sustainable organic items are available from a variety of firms and independent sellers. All of them are wonderful ways to let your loved ones indulge without feeling guilty!

Eco-friendly Home Products…

When purchasing a gift for someone, you want to ensure that it is something they will use and find useful in their everyday lives, rather than something they would forget about or discard after a few months. As a result, home products like bed linen, candles, cookware, and other such items are a great choice.

Make sure you do your research and purchase things that are manufactured from environmentally friendly materials and will last a long time. Look for organic cotton, linen, bamboo, or other organic materials in bed sheets, towels, or dressing gowns, for example.

Subscription Service…

If you know someone who appreciates items like coffee or snacks, you could treat them to a subscription that will deliver organic coffee, tea, or snacks to their door. You’ll not only be supporting a greener company, but you’ll also be giving the person small gifts throughout the year.

Experience gift voucher…

Whoever suggested that gifts should only be material were completely incorrect. A good idea to give someone a sustainable gift this Christmas is to give them an experience voucher that can be sent to their email as an e-voucher, saving trees by not having it printed. There are numerous options available from afternoon tea or lunch to zip-lining and skydiving.

Plants or Garden Accessories…

Nothing is more sustainable than a plant that you can nurture and watch grow for many years. If you’re looking for a present for someone with a green thumb, consider getting them a home plant or some gardening supplies like tools, watering cans, or other such items. You could also consider getting a planting kit for their garden so they can grow their own vegetables, flowers, or plants.

Homemade goods…

What better way to express your gratitude to someone than by giving them something you produced yourself? You can create some home-baked products, such as cookies or gingerbread, as well as jam or chutney, and put together small hampers to gift to friends and family. Another environmentally friendly suggestion is to hunt for glassware or other items that you no longer use and can up-cycle into lovely Christmas gifts with a little DIY.

 

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