Eco-friendly Christmas gift guide

By planetm | November 3, 2021

Looking for gifts that don’t cost the Earth? These ethical, eco-friendly Christmas gifts are perfect for planet lovers of all ages.

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Vegan Chocolate FanBox

It’s easy to lose your Christmas spirit when you see plastic tins full of non-recyclable wrappers, so this year why not treat yourself to the most mindful chocolate of the lot – nucao!

Plant-based (but totally creamy in dark, white and like-milk varieties), their packaging is plastic-free and home-compostable, so you can celebrate with a clear conscience. Use code MINDFULXMAS for 15% off. £34.99 exclusively at the-nu-company.co.uk

Vegan chocolate bars

AXON PRO LITE

The Axon PRO-LITE has a Compact and minimalist design with a simple folding mechanism, the Axon PRO-LITE, is the ideal choice for commuters.

From the smart display to the foldable peddles, every aspect of the Axon Ride works together to make your riding experience more enjoyable. Available in three stylish colours, the Axon looks good on and off the road. £1,665 at axonrides.com

Vegan Happy sherpa hoodie

This 100% vegan and ethical sherpa hoodie is so cosy to snuggle up in!

A reversible hoodie with subtle Vegan Happy logo on the breast, you can spread the vegan message whilst looking and feeling great. £35 at veganhappyclothing.co.uk

Millican Outdoor Core Roll pack

Made with the urban traveller in mind, The Core Roll Pack, made from 26 plastic bottles, has a clean and simple aesthetic, with functionality at the forefront.

Giving purpose to plastic, this everyday backpack is PETA-Approved vegan and benefits from an internal laptop sleeve, stash pocket, bottle holder, and key loop. An ideal eco Christmas gift for those who love the great outdoors. £70 at homeofmillican.com

The Nutribox

The Nutribox is full of deliciously healthy gluten-free and vegan snacks, delivered to your home or workplace. Choose from three box sizes, including Slim (10 snacks), Small (20 snacks) and Large (40 snacks).

There is also a Naughty but Nice Special Edition Nutribox containing ten snacks, which are more chocolate-based for those with a sweeter tooth. From £14 at thenutribox.com

Friendly Soap selection

A gift you’ll feel good about giving, or just spoil yourself. Get your day off to a flying start with the zesty Orange & Grapefruit bar, boost your mood with wonderful steam-distilled Lemongrass and Hemp.

There’s a comforting Patchouli & Sandalwood bar too, plus loveable Lavender, the relaxing classic. Every bar is handmade in Yorkshire from natural ingredients. £8.45 at independent health food shops and online at friendlysoap.co.uk

GAIA Skincare Mini Bath Oil trio

Treat someone that deserves some me-time to three nourishing handmade bath oils.

Each blend is certified vegan and infused with GAIA’s bespoke crystal elixir and pure essential oils, including ylang-ylang, chamomile, lavender and jojoba. Add 1-2 cap-fulls to a bath after a long day and nourish the body and mind. £27 at gaiaskinncare.com

Milly & Sissy hand wash trio

Are you fed up with all the plastic waste at home?  For plastic free, zero waste, vegan, cruelty free, hypoallergenic, palm oil free, SLS & paraben free products, the milly&sissy range of hair, body and hand washes pack a sustainable punch.

This no-compromise range offers sustainability and durability with their selection of refills and beautiful glass or aluminium bottles. £20 at Boots, Holland & Barrett, Wearth London, ecovibe and millyandsissy.co.uk

GAIA Mini Facial range

Give the gift of great skin this Christmas with GAIA Skincare’s Mini Facial Range. The travel size kit of natural, vegan skincare products includes a gentle foaming facial wash with rosewater, apricot and argan oils and a hydrating facial toner, made with single distillation rose and geranium waters to refresh and balance the skin.

Also included is a light moisturiser infused with rose, geranium and frankincense to renew and repair cells – all within an illustrated cotton GAIA wash bag. £25 at gaiaskinncare.com

Burn Wild Christmas Joy candle

Perfect as a gift for yourself or for a loved one, this essential oil soy candle has everything you could ask for from a christmas candle.

Warming, cozy and spicy thanks to its balanced blend of clove, mandarin, orange, cinnamon, nutmeg and patchouli, this is the perfect eco Christmas gift. £19.50 at burnwild.co.uk

GAIA Christmas Cracker lip balm

Crisp dry air and central heating are a recipe for disaster for our lips.

This bamboo-clad vegan Lip Balm is handmade, containing GAIA’s signature awakening blend and bespoke crystal elixir. Jojoba, sunflower and coconut oils work to heal, soften and plump lips for an under the mistletoe-kissable pout. £10 at gaiaskinncare.com

Vegatox Feel Good bundle 

100% natural and organic superfood powders to boost immunity, increase energy & vitality and make you feel absolutely amazing, energetic and radiant every day.

These vegan superfood blends will jazz up all your mornings and will give you the daily dose of healthy energy. Give the gift of absolutely pure superfood blends without added nonsense. Ideal for those who want to look good and feel good naturally and ethically. Use code PLANETMINDFUL for 10% off. £17.99-£44.99 at vegatox.com

Jungle Culture Bamboo Safety Razor

Jungle Culture’s bamboo safety razors are made from sustainably sourced bamboo, finished in chrome or nickel! Jungle Culture’s razors are all designed to last a lifetime and replace your single-use plastic disposable razors.

At just £17.99 and an extra £3.99 for a pack of blades, you’ll be saving money as well as waste! £17.99 at zero waste shops nationwide and jungleculture.eco

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