The Ultimate Eco-Friendly Gift Guide
If you’re anything like us, you love buying gifts during the festive season but want to avoid falling into the trap of mindless consumption. Navigating Christmas gifting with a conscience can be tricky, but don’t panic, our ultimate ethical and eco-friendly gift guide has you covered.
Step 1. Reusables!
Sttoke Coffee Cups are raising the bar for reusable coffee cups. Timeless, seamless, and shatterproof – they are both elegant and practical and enhance the style and substance of your lifestyle. Sttoke ceramic reusable cup $39.95
Frank Green reusable water bottles are a true delight. We dare you to find a water bottle that’s more enjoyable to use and that ticks all the environmental boxes. Frank Green stainless steel water bottle $49.95
toko! is a Melbourne-based label making sustainable living easy. Their thoughtfully curated products are made from natural materials, ready to become part of your daily life while minimising your eco-footprint. They even have eco-friendly bags for your doggo! toko! Tali tote $15
Ever Eco are definitely making lunchboxes cool. If you know someone that eats food (on the go), they need one of these. Ever Eco stainless steel stackable bento box $39.95
Get your family and friends started on the road to zero waste with these awesome subscriptions from companies who know what’s up.
Dirt Laundry is an Australian made eco-laundry detergent committed to making laundry more economical and environmentally friendly by using 90% less plastic and donating 50% of profits to The Ocean Cleanup. You can buy their products in a one-off package or as an on going subscription. Dirt Laundry subscription from $21.95
Who Gives A Crap have become a household name for their witty puns, packaging, 100% recycled toilet paper and the fact that they also donate 50% of their profits to help build toilets. Do what’s never been done before and give the gift of toilet paper this Christmas! Who Gives A Crap subscription from $30
Pod & Parcel recently took the world by storm on Shark Tank and have revolutionised coffee drinking at home while making unsustainable coffee pods a thing of the past. Check out their cafe-quality, planet-friendly pods and say goodbye to landfill and that burnt, bitter taste. Get their Christmas gift pack or subscriptions for a coffee lover in your life! Pod & Parcel gift pack $57
Big Little Brush have created beautiful, 100% biodegradable and sustainable bamboo toothbrushes for kids and adults. Perfect stocking fillers or Kris Kingle gifts, they donate 100% of profits to help fund primary health programs in remote Indigenous communities in Australia. Big Little Brush bamboo toothbrushes from $26
Beauty gifts are always a great go-to. Choose from these amazing brands doing things the right way.
Bob Melbourne is a natural hair salon founded on the belief that a simpler approach to well-being enriches our lives. Give them a call and book an appointment for someone who needs pampering and values non-toxic, vegan products. Bob Hair Co. Melbourne salon
Kester Black is changing the beauty game by making nail polish that’s kind on you and kind on the planet. Founded in 2014 by designer Anna Ross, Kester Black blends ethics and beauty in a way that redefines the industry standard. Their products are cruelty free, palm oil free and vegan. What are you waiting for?! Kester Black nail varnish $20
Safety Razors not only look great in your bathroom, but are much better for the planet than their plastic counterparts. Pop a stainless steel safety razor under the tree this year! Safety Razors from $25
Biome have an incredible range of plastic free and zero waste beauty products, including their own range of handmade scrubs using quality, ‘naked’ ingredients. Biome scrubs from $29.95
Make your own jumpers, choose from hats made from 100% natural materials, surf wear made from recycled ocean plastic or vegan handbags.
Wool & The Gang knitting kits are the bomb. They believe fashion should be unique and made with love. No mass produced clothing, just quality, sustainable and slow fashion. Challenge your most fashionable friend to make their own gear this year! Wool & The Gang knitting kits from $25
Will & Bear make seriously beautiful hats using 100% natural materials AND plant 10 trees for every hat sold. Will & Bear hat $89
Salt Gypsy are shaking up the women’s surf wear game with their rash vests & more made out of recycled ocean plastic. Help protect the ocean and look bloody cool while you’re at it. Salt Gypsy rash vest $109
Ahimsa Collective make luxury handbags and accessories by up-cycling textiles, utilising would-be waste materials (such as Pinatex and Ecoprene) and also using toxin and plastic free materials from branding through to packaging. Ahimsa Collective clutch $129
and last but not least…
Our range of sustainable recovery tools are a great gift for everyone (not just your great uncle who loves lycra).
Encourage your partner to say goodbye to their (ugly) foam roller with a new, sustainable cork roller. sure. project cork roller $55
Try giving a cork massage ball to a colleague to help with sore muscles. sure. project cork massage ball $17.50
Give your favourite yogi the gift of a sustainable yoga block. sure. project cork yoga block $32.50
Packaging & Waste
On average, Australians use more than 150,000km of wrapping paper during the festive season, that’s enough to wrap the Earth 4 times…
Look out for brands that use compostable or biodegradable packaging. Christmas waste is of epic proportions and we all have the power to support more sustainable consumption of goods with our purchasing decisions, especially at this most wonderful time of year.
Our products are shipped in plastic free, compostable packaging :) Click here to read more