Sustainable Gift Ideas for Everyone You Know

Coming up with sustainable gifts that the recipient is happy to receive, doesn’t have to be a difficult task. Check out the ideas below for sustainable, easy-to-find for everyone you know!

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Gifts for Active Ones

Indicator Gloves

Keep your loved ones safe when riding in the dark.

Free Weight Set

Adjustable handweights in a compact case to help build your home gym kit.

Armband Phone Holder

Easy to track your exercise and listen to music whether on a run or at the gym.

Bike Phone Holder

Easily use your GPS to track your ride.

Resistance Bands Set

A compact piece of kit that creates up to 150 lbs. of resistance for your home gym.

Static Trapeze Class

A whole body workout while living out your childhood dream of running away with the circus.

Paddle Boarding Class

A fun way to get out and do something active.

White Water Rafting Experience

Quick, exciting two hours of adventure.

Gifts for Book Lovers

Banned Book Socks

Fun socks with banned authors and titles printed on them. Each purchase also helps fund literacy and book donation programs.

Rechargable Reading Light

9 different lighting modes and the ability to clip anywhere means your favourite bookworm can read anytime, anywhere.

Library Scented Candle

This soy wax candle comes in the scent that is probably one of your bookworm’s favourites- the library.

Preloved Books

Grab preloved books in amazing condition. If you snag 12 you can create your own book club for the recipient. First editions and signed books are available, too, and you’re supporting a charity.

Jane Austen Festival in Bath

A celebration of everything Jane Austen including a ball and costumed promenade.

Harry Potter Studio Tour

Ultimate gift if your bookworm is a Harry Potter Fan (aside from a full blown trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios).

Tour Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Explore the theatre that launched Shakespeare’s career or take one of the workshops available for all ages.

Gifts for the Cook

Silicone Storage Lids

Get rid of the clingfilm with these storage lids. If anything goes wrong, you can even ship them back for recycling and one tree gets planted for every order placed.

Organic Bamboo Utensils

These organic plastic spoons reduce the plastic in your kitchen and won’t scratch your cookware.

Plastic Free Reusable Baking Mats

These baking mats replace baking parchment and even foil in some cases. The best part is they can be cut to any size to fit your pans.

Glass Storage Jars

Perfect jars to have on hand to store beans, grains, and pastas. They will also come in handy as refill shops become more abundant. (And a tree gets planted).

Eating Vegan Cookery Class

This is a great way to try consuming less animal products.

Chocolate Making Course

Making your own chocolates? Enough said.

Family Cooking Experience

There are even courses for aspiring young cooks. A fun bonding activity for a parent and child.

Online Bread Making Course

Not ready to step into a classroom? There are plenty of online cooking courses you can experience from the comforts of your own kitchen.

Gifts for the Foodie

Abel & Cole Organic Food Boxes

Send your favourite foodie a box of organic goodies in recyclable and returnable packaging. With a minimum spend of only £12, this is something that will fit every budget, too.

Love Cocoa Chocolate Hamper

Lovely, palm-oil free chocolate hampers that can even include a choice beverage to complement the sweets. There’s even a vegan hamper.

Feast Box

Why not send someone some exciting meals right to their door? Feast box even offers a BBQ or Chinese Party Boxes to serve 4-6 people.

GreenBay Supermarket

If you have a vegan on your list, GreenBay ships throughout the UK and carries items not available at many local shops. You can easily put together an amazing vegan cheese hamper from here as a gift.

Afternoon Tea for Two Delivered to Your Home

Nothing can stop you from having a lovely tea party with this delivered to your door gift.

Foraging Experience and Gormet Picnic by Bike

Finding edible plants in the wild, picnicing and a bike ride? Fun!

 

4 Course Meal with Prosecco and Circus Entertainment

Fine dining and entertainment for two. Brilliant night out.

Microbrewery Tour for Two

Tour includes visits to multiple breweries and all the tasting.

Gifts for the Gardener

Terrarium Design Experience

Learn to design, plant, and sustain your very own biosphere and bring the garden indoors.

Hydroponic Herb Garden

Now anyone can have a successful herb garden in their home, regardless of access to light from a windowsill. This garden allows you to grow up to 7 plants and because it has it’s own light, can be kept anywhere in your home.

Butterfly House

Attract some pretty pollinators to your garden with this butterfly house. Part of the proceeds also go to the National Trust.

Paper Pot Kit

Create growing pots for seedlings using leftover newspaper or brown paper packaging from online orders.

Gifts for Kids

Kids Name Crayons

Not only will these crayons be unique and colourful, but they are made from discarded crayola crayons.

Wonky Wooden Fruit and Vegetables

Fight food waste by teaching your child early on that weird looking fruit and vegetables are just as tasty (and normal) as their more aesthetically pleasing counter-parts.

Bamboo Dinnerware Set

No worries about plastic here. This bamboo set is safe for the top rack of the dishwasher and your child’s food. And since it’s bamboo it’s better for the planet.

Plant-Based Plastic Building Blocks

Let their imaginations run wild as they build and smile knowing it’s made from sugar cane.

Beach Horse Riding Experience

If your kids like riding the donkeys on the beach then they will love this next level adventure. Helmets included!

Experience Coupons for Kids

Give kids a book filled with activities they can do with you! Make memories all year long. Birthday coupon book also available.

African Drumming Experience

Unique bonding experience for the whole family while making music and learning about another culture.

Junior Treetop Experience at Go Ape

Let your little monkeys as young as 4 climb to their heart’s content in this treetop experience.

Gifts for the Makeup Lover

Bespoke Fragrance Design Experience

Not makeup, but a fun fragrance creation workshop that would be great for a pair of besties

Vegan Make Up Brush Set

This make up brush set is vegan, with recycled aluminum and FSC certified birchwood handles. Sustainable materials, soft, smooth application.

Odylique Lipstick

Made from the highest rated beauty company on ethicalconsumer.org, this lipstick is cruelty-free, 100% natural, Fairtrade and Organic-Soil Association certified and you are supporting a charity.

Handmade Canvas Make Up Bag

Long-lasting canvas makeup bag made from organic cotton, is cute and supports a small business.

Gifts for the Music Lover

Ticket Stub Diary

Keep all those ticket stubs in one place so you can easily take a trip down memory lane.

Upcycled Music Coasters

Coasters made out of old vinyls. Fun and planet-friendly.

Portable, Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

Take the music wherever you go and be able to set the mood at any outing.

Make Your Own Picks

Put used gift cards, expired credit cards, etc. to good use and never be without a pick again with your own pick punch.

Silent Disco Tour

A unique tour of London from a music perspective.

Private Karaoke Session

Test out those pipes in a 2 hour karaoke session.

TINA the Musical for Two

Follow the story of legend Tina Turner while enjoying all of her greatest hits.

Harmonica School Experience

Learn the basics in 90 minutes and have a fun skill for a lifetime. Great gift for any Blues lover or musician.

Sentimental Gifts

Letters to Your Mom

It takes some time to write the letters but it is soooo worth it. I gave a book to both my mom and dad and they laughed and cried and if anything ever happened to them I know I have left nothing unsaid. Available for any family member, friend, love, even your future self

Sustainable Jewellery

A keepsake that will last forever and is handmade in London using recycled and ethically sourced materials.

Photo Album

Clear some space on your phone and put those photos to use. Make keepsakes to remember travels, reunions, or anything and anyone.

Personalised Wooden Puzzle

Do something fun with your favourite images and make a puzzle. Sure to be a hit with the kids.

Football Fan Keepsake

Have a football fan in the house? Get a book filled with newspapers documenting the history of their favourite team.

Memory Bear

Turn a loved one’s favourite clothes into a bear that you can hold close.

2020 Keepsake Ornament

2020. Unforgettable and not in a good way for the most part. But here’s a sweet way to remember history. Or you can get a funny one instead.

Gifts for Teens

Working Safe Puzzle

This unique gift is not only something to do, but ends up being a functional safe to keep their money and keepsakes.

Wreck This Journal

Give your teen a private space to dump all of their thoughts, feelings, stress, etc. 

Colour Changing Rope Lights

A fun way to decorate a teens room without paint. Plus they can change the colour to match their moods.

DIY Lip Balm Kit

Make your own blackberry lip balm and put the chemistry class to good use.

Gifts for the Traveller

Stay in a Treehouse

Give your favourite wanderluster a unique overnight stay in a treehouse.

Overnight Survival Experience

If you know someone really adventurous, then learning to survive out in the wild is sure to be a unique experience.

Two Night Castle Getaway

If outdoors is a bit extreme, then a castle stay is sure to be a more luxurious experience.

Stay in a Hobbit Hole

Camping underground complete with a soft sleeping ledge, toilet, and usb charging points. Fun, unique experience, especially for Lord of the Rings fans.

Gifts for the Wellness Seeker

Cool Mist Essential Oil Diffuser

Relieve stress or create a calm space in your home with this porcelain diffuser.

Bath Bombs

Nothing says relax like some scented bath bombs complete with eco glitter.

Hydrating Sleep Mask

Yummy smelling mask that works while you sleep.

LSW Mind Cards

Create positive habits every day to live more mindfully and reduce your stress by selecting a random card each day. Kids’ Edition also available.

Meditation and Mindfulness Retreat

Mindfulness retreat for all levels and includes lunch. Activities include mindfulness practice, beautiful walks and yoga.

Online Zen Gardening Course

Create your own personal outdoor space of calm and serenity with this course you can do from home.

Shinrin-Yoku Experience

Try out the Japanese practice of forest bathing and reconnect with nature in this 4 hour experience.

Full Body Swedish Massage

The ultimate relaxing and self-care gift. 50 minutes of bliss.

Zero Waste Starter Kit Gifts

Learn to Ferment and Preserve

One way to reduce waste is to reduce food waste. Learning to ferment and preserve foods before they expire is a valuable skill, indeed.

Kintsugi Workshop

Repairing is another valuable zero waste skill and the Japanese art of repairing stoneware and china by teaching us to love the imperfections is an amazing and unique gift.

Overnight Stay and Tree Planting

What better way to help the planet than by planting a tree? And you get a relaxing stay in Wales included.

Digital Soapmaking Workshop

Not only will the recipient be able to create packaging free soaps, but she will also know exactly what ingredients are in her products (no nasties here).

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