We barely dare mention that Christmas is a mere 3 months away, but even if you’re a last-minute shopper, you can bookmark this article for inspiration when you’re ready for it! From secret santa in the office to gifts for children, relatives, friends, the home and even pets you can find so many environmentally-friendly presents and we’ve selected some of our favourites.
When the decorations go up this year, think recycled and take a peek at these stunning glass baubles. Made from recycled glass with a recycled sari tie, they are absolutely stunning and will be a centrepiece of your festive home or office:
The host or hostess this festive season will fall in love with these quirky plates, made from flattened wine glasses. They’re perfect for nibbles or entrees and will be a talking point at a Christmas party or family dinner:
What child (or adult!) wouldn’t love their very own rocket? With this fantastic Paperpod Recycled Cardboard Rocket, kids can decorate it themselves and blast off on an adventure before heading home where the rocket can be stored flat:
Ever thought about making your own gifts to give out? We have told you previously about some delicious recipes using food we’d often throw away, including apple jam and even beauty products. Get your aprons on and cut down on your food waste whilst making someone a special treat they’ll love. Cooking not your thing? Then we have ideas of brilliant upcycled products using previously discarded materials to make beautiful new items, from clocks to lights, tables to clothing!
Whatever your friends, colleagues or loved ones are interested in, we would love to hear about your creative ways of making Christmas gift buying a more eco-friendly experience. We’re sure that the thoughtful and lovely presents you hand out will go down a storm and you may start some new traditions of making gifts or buying from environmentally aware retailers. It’s a win for you, a win for your recipients and a win for the environment.