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30 Thoughtful and Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas for Eco-conscious Shoppers

Find the perfect sustainable gift for your loved ones this year! Discover our top 30 ideas for every budget and interest and make their day unforgettable.
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Is there anything better than the look on a loved one’s face, after they open a gift you carefully chose, wrapped, and kept a secret, especially for them?

This magical moment of generosity and gratitude starts with the annual search for Christmas gifts ideas - and you’re in the right place! As a marketplace that champions small, sustainable, and conscious companies, we’ve got everything you’ll want to put under the tree this year.

Here are our 30 top sustainable gift ideas, for every interest, and every budget. Santa’s waiting, let’s get writing our lists!

Why shop for sustainable gifts?

In the hunt for the perfect present, the planet often gets forgotten. Americans collectively throw away 25 million tons of EXTRA waste during the holiday season, much of which comes from gifts that quickly end up in the trashcan. 

But the most wonderful time of the year doesn’t have to be the most wasteful. Whilst the holidays come and go fast, the best gifts will bring joy way beyond the festive season.

Sustainable gift-giving is about making choices that have a positive impact on the environment and the well-being of others. When you choose sustainable gifts, you send a powerful message to your loved ones. You show that you care about the planet and the people who make the products you buy. It's a way to express your values and inspire others to make more conscious choices.

Additionally, sustainable gift-giving allows you to support small businesses and local artisans who prioritize eco-friendly practices. By purchasing their products, you contribute to their growth and help create a more sustainable economy.

Below, we've curated a list of 30 thoughtful and sustainable Christmas gift ideas for eco-conscious shoppers like you.  To make things simple, we’ve broken this guide down into interests and budgets. From eco-friendly gadgets and reusable products to handmade goods and zero-waste alternatives, there's something for everyone.

Whether you're shopping for friends, family, or colleagues, be intentional when you shop, and gift ethical products they’ll treasure for a long time.  Embrace the joy of sustainable giving and explore unique options that support local artisans, promote fair trade practices, and contribute to a greener future.

Let's spread the joy of a sustainable Christmas this season!

Shop by Interest

For the green-fingered gardener

You love their green fingers and muddy knees, so treat the earth-loving gardeners in your life to some blooming lovely treats.

For the workaholics

You can’t make them take a break, but you can make the late nights and constant calls a little less stressful with these office-appropriate goodies.

For the skincare addict

Cleanse, double cleanse, tone, serum, moisturize…speak the language skincare addicts know and love, with these cruelty-free picks.


For the kitchen kings and queens

Your amateur chefs have been cooking up a storm all holiday, so say thank you with sustainable kitchen essentials.

For the crafty kids

Just like Santa’s elves, keep the kids busy this Christmas with cool and creative toys that’ll keep them going for hours.

For the tech lovers

007, is that you? Give your tech nerds a new toy this year, with these eco-friendly gadget accessories.

For the zero-waste newbie

Everyone has to start somewhere! Cheer a zero-waste newbie on their journey with these supportive gifts. Together, we can make a big impact.

For the proud pet parent

Don’t forget your fluffy family members when you’re shopping for gifts. Pamper your pets with conscious goodies.

For the squeaky-clean minimalist

Following the wise words of Marie Kondo, minimalists believe that ‘the question of what you want to own is actually the question of how you want to live your life’. Let’s help them keep it simple, stress-free, and sustainable.

For the free-spirited adventurer

You’ll find them showering in waterfalls or drinking hot coco by a campfire, our free-spirited friends are always looking for gadgets for their next adventure.

Don’t forget the wrapping!

Now you’ve browsed all our Christmas gift ideas (and maybe added a couple of things to your basket) it’s time to think about the finishing touches: channelling your inner-elves and wrapping them up.

First, consider what’s the most sustainable way to package your presents. It’s estimated that each year Americans throw away:

  • 38,000 miles of ribbon (enough to wrap around the Earth)
  •  $11 billion work of packing material
  •  2.6 billion cards

Try these sustainable packing alternatives instead:

A voila! Presents packaged to Santa’s standard!

There you have it! 30 sustainable Christmas gift ideas

Prioritise mindful giving this season with these 30 sustainable Christmas gift ideas. By shopping with intention, you’ll be gifting your loved one’s evergreen goodies that will be treasured for a long time, rather than wasted a few weeks later.

And that look on their face when they open a gift you chose just for them? It’s even more priceless when you know it’s created without a negative impact on the people who made it, or the planet we share.

More holiday tips:

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