The silly season is almost upon us, and for most, gift-giving is an important part of celebrating with our nearest and dearest. If you’re like us you’re probably hoping to be more mindful of where your goods come from including those you buy for yourself, and for others. Here’s our list of eco-friendly gift ideas for conscious giving this holiday season.
1. Kitchen and Convenience
Many Australians are finding new ways to shop in an eco-friendly way. To help support your loved ones’ journey towards more sustainable living, we recommend this beautiful Farmers Market Bag Set. Containing a choice of differently sized bags, this complete set offers warm neutral tones, quality finishes, and is made from certified organic cotton.
You may also wish to add a gift from our range of zero-plastic lunchboxes and water bottles. Food-grade stainless steel lunch boxes are dishwasher safe and contain pre-proportioned compartments that make meal preparation easy. In addition, our leak-proof stainless steel water bottles will help your friends and family to break up with single-use plastics for good!
2. Children and Babies
If you’re looking for eco-friendly gift ideas for parents-to-be, we’ve got you covered! To celebrate a new arrival in your family, opt for the Feeding Bottle Gift Pack by Lion & Lady. With a thoughtful and practical design, these feeding bottles can be used from a baby’s birth and all throughout their childhood developmental stages.
For more eco-friendly diapers, we suggest these gorgeous cloth nappies. These clever designs offer adjustable sizings, interchangeable inserts, and a slim fit that creates a comfortable seal. Did we mention the choice of soft colours are inspired by Australian landscapes?
Reusable cloth wipes are the perfect gift for any household. Our sustainable cloth wipes are certified organic cotton, designed to reduce household waste and exposure to perfumes and irritants commonly found in single-use wet wipes. Cloth wipes can serve a myriad of functions in a home, from personal hygiene to cleaning and baby care.
3. Kids Makeup and Hair Products
It can be so hard to find cute eco-friendly gifts for kids. If you have a little makeup artist in your family, this natural play make-up pack contains eyeshadows, blush and lip balm in pretty tones, all created with non-toxic ingredients like shea butter and essential oils. This non toxic water-based nail polish provides a fun manicure or pedicure that’s free from harsh chemicals.
For little hairstylists, try these plant-based haircare products made from natural ingredients. Choose from detangling spray, styling paste, or hydrating mist - with the entire range being vegan and cruelty-free. This hair care collection is created with kids in mind, making it perfect for family fun.
4. Self Care
Wheat bags and wheat pillows can offer a range of benefits, from easing headaches and migraines to helping sore eyes and encouraging relaxation. This lovingly crafted range of lavender wheat bag products can be used when cooled, warmed, or at room temperature.
If you’re taking extra steps to protect your wellness or the wellness of your child, a radiation blocking cap and silver-lined protective poncho can help to shield you from radiation caused by electromagnetic fields (EMF) - caused by cell phones, WIFI, Bluetooth, and more.
5. Reusable Gift Wrap
Once you’ve completed your shopping list, we recommend choosing a reusable fabric gift wrap that will make your presents stand out under the Christmas tree! Available in a choice of eye-catching festive designs, fabric gift wrap does away with the need for single-use wrapping paper and sticky tape. Style, sustainability and convenience? That’s what we love!
What’s on your Christmas list this year? Are you opting for more eco-friendly gift ideas? Share your thoughts with the Here & After community.