In my humble opinion, if a gift is thoughtfully chosen and encourages better practises from the design to the manufacturing process, the packaging, materials used and craftsmanship, then I’m in favour!
The first year I went zero waste, I sent an email to all friends and family saying I was keen not to receive any gifts, but I have to admit it did take the magic out of Christmas a little bit. I now think one or two consciously considered gifts can spark joy!
So grab a mince pie and a glass of something organic. Embrace the hygge-vibes and happy browsing – here’s the Eco Boost Christmas Gift Collection to inspire you in time for the big day. I’ve tried to mostly include items of experiences I’ve used, tried or own and would highly recommend.
Remember, buy less, choose well and make it last!
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Love this organic cotton nightshirt which is too awesome to only wear in bed
Put all your faves from The Acey into one beautiful and reusable wooden box
Obsessed with these candles. I currently have the lavender travel size but the geranium is next on my list
Discovered The Craftory in Hackney recently – they offer a beautiful collection of organically tanned leather goods which can be personalised
I own these and use them everyday. The sound quality is superb, they look awesome and they’re portable too
100% certified organic lip balm which I’m rarely without. Smells incredible and would make a super cute stocking filler or small gift
Experiences can be a great alternative gifts. I tried spoon carving with Grain and Knot recently and had the best time! Skills!
I could spend hours browsing all the incredible tree houses, log cabins, yurts and unusual places to stay. Oh the adventures to be had!
Spotted these in the Toast store the other day and loved how cute they are. Made in the UK from clean burning natural beeswax – available in various sizes
Soak in traditional seaweed bath salts from Margate based brand Haeckles. The jar is adorable too
Round Walnut Wood Chopping Board
We were gifted a chopping board for our wedding and it is one of our favourite, most used items at home. Always a winner
Stumbled upon these seriously stunning leather aprons by Witloft at The Soil Association’s Organic Market. Have been coveting for some time
I believe massage can be very important and try to go as often as I can afford. The Bamford spas use only organic oils
These look like such fun!
With so much plastic around at this time of year, it’s refreshing to see some beautiful wooden toys like this, and I kinda love dragons
Haven’t played this as yet but love how simple and portable it seems. And you can’t beat a good game at Christmas
Simple toys are sometimes the best and this nostalgic number just takes me back to the school playground
Indulge in cabin vibes whilst entertaining the kids with this wooden log cabin assembly kit
Because lego is so last year and made from plastic, try this all natural building block set instead
Learning to cook is such an empowering and grounding skill to have – for beginners and advanced alike
Easy to look after and let’s face it, they look cool
I’ve had mine for several years and friends have since bought one these phone covers for themselves and rave about how beautiful they are
We can never have enough napkins in our house… probably because I enjoy eating with my hands so much
I use this every week to go grocery shopping and it is a delight to carry. Charming and ridiculously useful
Get back to nature with a wild food foraging course. Fat Hen is based in Cornwall but there are lots of similar ones all over the country. Now get foraging!
Rich in minerals, it wouldn’t be bath time without some himalayan bath salts and I love that these come in a glass jar
I have a similar one and is really is invigorating to use before a bath or shower – especially on dry winter skin
I use this straight from the shower to dry off. It’s super luxurious and I love that it’s made from organic cotton
How do people make it through the winter without one?
Great for on the go, take this organic cotton towel with you for yoga, swimming or a day at the beach
For the past few years I have become a little bit obsessed with beautiful brushes and I love using this dust pan and brush set to keep my balcony looking tidy
Because I can’t get enough cabin vibes right now and hunkering down with this burning in the background sound heavenly
I’m big into smudge sticks right now
This knife changed my life! I now love chopping anything thanks to this beautifully made, easy to use kitchen knife by Opinel
One of my favourite ethical jewellery designers – these recycled silver stacking rings are simple and stylish
Because you can never have too many good quality bars of soap at home
Another fave ethical jewellery designer. I got these a year ago and LOVE them
It’s all about Alpaca wool at the moment and this super soft and snuggly scarf by Ally Bee is a great place to start
For the beauty junkie who wants to detox their make up bag, Being Content offers a session with experts to help make the swap easy and fun
I’m obsessed with my hammock and think more people should embrace them. This one is made from organic cotton
One of my favourite organic skincare brands around, they use no more than 7 ingredients in each product and are certified organic
Just love how chic this looks
Oh the possibilities this holds! Beer? Milk? Homemade kombucha?
I follow Fluffmonger on Instagram and one day hope to get one of these beautifully hand crafted plush creatures made from organic cotton
You’d certainly get a lot of hugs in this wool and cashmere number. Love the combo of red and grey too
Having visited the InLight HQ and seen how their products are made, I cannot rave about this brand enough – it smells divine and is certified organic
Like I said, I’m REALLY into brushes when they look this good
Let’s face it, if more robots looks like this, I’d actually be pretty cool with them taking over the world
Crystals are making a come back and I’m totally on board. What better way to get started than with the Goop Crystal Set
Learn how to make real bread – there’s nothing quite like it
Saw this in the Toast store and felt I had to share it with you guys. Perfect for those wanting to get outside for a more traditional Christmas – made from 100% ash wood
Ryan Roche Chunky Organic Cotton Knit
If there’s one thing all those Scandic-Dramas have taught us, you can never have too many chunky knits – baby, it’s cold outside!
Wool Monika Slippers
Because feet deserve to be cosy too
Organic Cotton Wash Cloth
An essential in my house, I use organic cotton wash cloths daily – no brainer
Adorable and made from 100% organic cotton with a rattle inside
Looks good, sounds good and made from wood and bio plastic
Not just for the fellas, I have used mine for 3 years now and wouldn’t go back
For those who want to get in touch with nature without sacrificing style – an air bee ‘n’ bee!
Only available to those in the U.S. but after experiencing Coyuchi whilst on our honeymoon in California, I felt I had to include this gift set
Love how Scandi these look – an effortless way to bring a touch of nature inside
We all need a hygge from time to time and this charming little guide is a great place for inspiration on getting all cosy and such
Said to improve air quality, we’ve had our for 2 years and love it
Made from English grown cedar and ash – love how it sits off-centre
Handmade in England, this striking clock is made from concrete with oak handles
Learn to cook with fire, catch your own food or get foraging – various courses available
Cork is such an interesting material and these Ono Creations bags are made with organic cotton too
I first tried this sumptuous brand earlier this year and I’m now in love with their certified organic balms – perfect for protecting skin in the winter
This goes everywhere with me and is something a lot of my friends are starting to use too. A great gift for anyone who likes a drink to-go
We’ve started making a festive charitable donation, usually to an organisation that helps people who are homeless, such as Crisis or Shelter. If someone you are getting a gift for is passionate about a cause, then consider making a contribution on their behalf.
Peace and love and hugs