40 Green Christmas Gift Ideas For 2019 🎄

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It’s that time of year again when we’re thinking about Christmas pressie ideas for our loved ones. We all want to give the perfect gift, something that will be wanted, loved, and used. What’s even better is when our presents have a positive impact on the world around us.

We’ve done the hard work for you and sought out the 40 quirky and unique green Christmas gift ideas for her, him, kids, and of course our pets from some of our favourite ethical brands.

Christmas Present Clothing Ideas

🎁Tommy and Lottie : Katie is the brains and heart behind Tommy and Lottie thats sells unisex baby, kids and adult clothing and lifestyle brand, specialising in ethically and sustainably made clothing and wall prints.With a passion to protect the environment Tommy and Lottie only produce good quality, unisex , clothing from ethical and sustainable sourced fabrics.

🎁Little White Threads is owned by Lottie. We love her online shop as she sells gorgeous clothing for both mama and baby. Her clothing range is eco-friendly and her packaging is biodegradable. She currently has lovely Christmas clothing and gift ideas in stock.

 

🎁Beyond Beanie sell a quirky and colourful range of beanies for adults and kids. We love ‘Beyond Beanie’s’ heart to help others, if you buy one beanie then five children living in poverty will receive a meal.

🎁Nitara was founded by Ellie, she makes contemporary yoga and activewear, their signature fabric is made from 86% recycled plastic. Here at WUKA, we love Ellie’s mantras, which include protecting the earth and taking care of our community

 

Christmas stocking Filler Ideas

Eco Glitter Fun makes wonderful stocking fillers with their biodegradable glitter pots. We love the simple fact that you can glam up for the office Christmas party and still be taking care of the planet. They even have Christmas box sets ready for you to buy.

Things I Care About Shop sell some quirky and vegan-friendly gifts. What caught our eye was their vegan-friendly temporary tattoos which would make an ideal Christmas stocking filler. We love many things about this online shop and one of them is that 25p from each sale goes to Shetland Animal Rescue in Hale, Liverpool.  

CorryMoor has the perfect gift for everyone, a pair of socks! Everyone needs a pair of socks in their stocking, right?! Their socks (and other products) are made out of mohair and come in a range of funky patterns and colours. ‘CorryMoor’ supports ‘Practical Action’ a project which works to fight poverty, and us at WUKA love that.

Christmas Presents for Chocolate Lovers

🍫FairAfric brings you world class chocolate while wildly increasing Africa, share of the value chain in the chocolate industry. By not only sourcing the cocoa in Africa but by producing the chocolate from bean to wrapped bar in Ghana, Africa. FairAfric has a tremendous social impact, with every bar and they are out WUKA HQ favourite.

🍫Divine Chocolate is a wonderful gift to give someone this Christmas, as who doesn’t like chocolate? By buying ‘Divine’ Chocolate you are supporting cocoa farmers, a third of these are women. We love the empowering work ‘Divine’ are doing, as they seek to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change.

🍫Moo Free make and sell dairy-free chocolate, making it the perfect gift for your friends and family who have an intolerance to dairy. Here at WUKA, we love that ‘Moo Free’ is ethical, uses biodegradable or recyclable packaging, and currently supports around 60 staff including just over 50% women and 20% with autism.

🍫Wunder Workshop sells a range of organic and ethically sourced turmeric based food and products, including latte, chocolate, CBD oil, tea, honey, and mushroom powder. We love their passion for ethical sourced and sustainable products and their care for people’s holistic health.

Reusable Christmas Presents

My Copper Cup make beautiful Ayurveda wellness drinking bottles from recycled copper, which would be perfect for someone who would like an extra special reusable water bottle.

Truthbrushsells beautiful bamboo toothbrushes, the brushes are biodegradable and the natural antibacterial and antifungal properties of bamboo mean the ‘Truthbrush’ is hygienic too. Here at WUKA, we love that the ‘Truthbrush’ is made from Moso bamboo, a type of bamboo which is inedible to pandas, so a panda’s habitat is not under threat.

Huskup design and sell quirky, bold, colourful, and fun reusable coffee cups, we love that Huskup is made using rice husk, the outer shell of a grain of rice - how clever is that?! A perfect gift for your coffee drinking loved one.

Jungle Straws are made from bamboo or steel and make the ideal stocking filler for your friend who no longer wants to use plastic straws. We think their straws are beautifully designed and we fully support their ethos to provide a sustainable option.

Pela has designed an eco-friendly phone case, we love the range of colours and styles that they come in. If your friend is always on her phone then this biodegradable phone case could be the perfect pressie.

WUKA of course you cannot forget us. In fact this Christmas we have launched the most wanted period box.

A few months ago we asked you what is your go-to-thing when you have your period? Well, the wait is over, we have listened to you and would like to share the ultimate period box that we have curated for you.

 

This is our ultimate WUKA® Winter Period Gift Set, worth £48 now only £31.68 Use code BLACKFRIDAY in the checkout for 34% off for a limited time

  • One WUKA® Medium Period Pants in Black rrp £19.99
  • One WUKA® 72cm Hot Water Bottle with MegaCozy Fleece Cover
  • One Fairafric Ethical Chocolate Bar from Ghana rrp £2.99

Christmas Beauty and Skincare Gift Ideas

Westlab offers a range of vegan-friendly natural bath salts. Self-care is something that is really important to us at WUKA so we love their choice of sea salts to help someone to de-stress, relax, and sleep better.

Ethique have pre-wrapped some beautiful Christmas gift sets so your friends and family can try out plastic-free soaps, face-scrubs, shampoos, and conditioners. We admire the work they do and celebrate the fact that to date they have stopped over 5 million plastic bottles being made and ending up in landfills.

Zao Organic produce eco-luxury makeup, their products are 100% natural, certified organic, toxic-free, cruelty-free, gluten-free, and vegan. We absolutely love their ethos of protecting the planet whilst wearing makeup, and your ethically-minded friend will do too.

The Gruff Stuff offers skin care products to men that are 100% vegan-friendly and responsibly sourced. Here at WUKA, we were excited to come across this sustainable brand for men’s skin care needs.

The Body Shop this year are teaming up with ‘Plan International’ this Christmas to raise awareness and support girls in Brazil and Indonesia. Money from gifts that you buy over the festive period will be donated to fund projects to educate girls and to give them a voice. We love The Body Shop’s range of gifts for teenage girls, so if you’re looking for a little inspiration, head over to their site.  

Soap Daze makes vegan soaps and offers a skincare range. Their products are made from plant-based oils and butters, essential oils, and botanicals. We love that ‘Soap Daze’ offers gift sets, they also offer a gift set for sensitive skin which is great for that friend who struggles to find products to suit them.  

Lush products are an ideal treat for anyone. Here at WUKA, we love them because they support Fair Trade and Community Trade initiatives and their products are made from raw natural materials. Did you know that Lush offer spa treatments which could be a wonderful gift and why not buy one for you too?

Green Toys Christmas Presents

🦖Babipur makes gorgeous sustainable, ethical, fairtrade, safe and green toys from raw materials. We love the variety of toys to choose from, everything from jigsaw puzzles, musical instruments, to arts and crafts. They are our go to place to buy eco-toys for gifts.

Christmas Presents For Dogs

Wool and the Gang work only with farmers who comply with the Animal Welfare Act to produce ethically friendly woollen items. The one item that stood out for us was the dog knitting kit. Yes, that’s right you can gift someone a knitting set for them to make their pooch their own coat or jumper.

dog with ball in the mouth

Christmas Gift Ideas for Foodies

Mindful Chef cares about sustainability and offers a range of both recipes and pre-prepared fresh produce sourced from British farms. If your loved one cares about food and the planet then a gift voucher is the perfect gift for them. We love that when you buy a meal from’ ‘Mindful Chef’ they donate a meal to a child in Malawi who is living in poverty.

The Leaf Collective sells various blends of premium organic whole leaf teas. They sell a range of teas designed to help you feel, move, think, and live well. At WUKA taking care of your mind and body is essential, making these the ideal gift to your friend who is always asking you to put the kettle on.

The Bees Wax Wraps offer a great pressie for those that like to cook, bake, and want an eco-friendly way to wrap and store their food. We love that their wraps come in various quirky and colourful designs and are handmade with organic GOTS certified cotton (in super funky patterns), Pine Resin, Organic Jojoba Oil, and locally sourced UK Beeswax. 

Mindfulbites are snacks with intention. WIth the ethos of "changing behaviours, one bite at a time their range of nut butter based foods and snacks are 100% vegan and very yummy to eat. They do Veganettone which is delish.

 

Jewellery Christmas Gift Ideas

EsD Jewellery is made by Esther and is local to us in St Albans. Esther makes beautiful etched sterling silver jewellery which is handmade and therefore ethically friendly and fairtrade. We also love supporting local businesswomen, so hop on over and buy your special someone something shiny.

Life Less Ordinary custom makes ethical jewellery for both men and women with personalised messages on, we love the idea that they have created for people to engrave coordinates of a special place onto their bracelet, such as where they got married or a favourite holiday destination.

Paper Rose Crafts make and sell handmade jewellery, which is predominantly made from recycled paper and up-cycled materials. We love Emily’s designs, it blows our mind how she can make such beautiful creations from recycled materials. She even has some Christmas jewellery, perfect for this time of year.

Christmas Gifts for Home Lovers

Bio Scents offer various natural and organic scents for both your home and body. We love the idea of their scents supporting a healthy body, mind, and spirit. Their essential oils and home fragrances leave you with a range of scents to choose from.

Arc Lore offers an elegant and stylish range of organic cotton towels. We love Arc Lore’s use of organic cotton which is sustainable, the towels are made by a group of skilled artisan weavers using traditional shuttle looms.

Peace With The Wild has made a range of eco-friendly Christmas gift sets whether it’s to meet your kitchen, bathroom, or beauty needs. Here at WUKA, we love ‘Peace With The Wild’ as they work with brands (including us) which share their goal of working towards a greener future.

Patch was started by Freddie in 2015. Patch sells indoor plants, but they don’t stop there. They offer customers personalised ideas for their home or office, they source and deliver the plants along with all the tips an urban gardener could need to look after their plant/s. We love the idea that even the worst gardeners can enjoy a bit of greenery this Christmas.

Scentered is an eco-friendly, mindfulness brand that has put together Christmas gift sets to help your loved ones de-stress, sleep easier, and to be happier. We love their holistic approach to looking after yourself using aromatherapy items such as candles and balms.

Christmas Tree
girl listening music

The Gift of Listening : Green Podcast

Sustainable-ish : Jen started podcast to explore options for widening impact, and for ways to help people come together in 'real life' in their #imperfectlygreen efforts. She has created a space for 'people like her' (knackered, overwhelmed, full of good intentions, short on time and headspace) to come together for fun events, workshops and talks that would help empower us to take action in whatever way works for us. Do listen to her podcast, there is one episode with Ruby our founder too.

Age of plastic podcast: Andrea fox runs a podcast on today’s big ethical issues affecting us and our environment. She speaks openly about her impact on the planet and wants to do something about it... without resulting to wearing hemp, drinking rainwater or losing all her friends!​ Highly recommend.

Wrapping It Up (pun intended)

So, there you have it a round-up of 35 ethically sourced, sustainable, and eco-friendly Christmas gift ideas. We are sure you can find the perfect pressie for your loved one amongst this list and we wish you all a happy and green Christmas. 

P.S. If your looking for ethical gift wrapping then check out Re-wrapped and Folds

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