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25+ Amazing Sustainable Christmas Gifts

Updated: Jun 21

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Christmas is nearing which means having an amazing dinner with loved ones and exchanging gifts. If you are looking for affordable gifts, take a look at this post where I share 30 sustainble stocking stuffers under $15. However if you budget allows for a bit more, you can find some incredible eco-friendly gifts below to help your loved ones on their zero waste journey.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts

Kitchen Gifts

Unpaper towels

Most of us cannot imagine life without our paper kitchen towels, but if you want to live sustainable, then these unpaper towels are the zero waste kitchen solution you were looking for. They are both functional (and reusable) while also looking beautiful. This shop has over 40 different prints to be sure there is one that fits your moms' kitchen perfectly.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - unpaper towels

Vegan wrap set

Storing leftover food without plastic can be a bit of a challenge. Especially if you also want it to be vegan as beeswax wraps are getting quite popular and more accessible. These, however, are just like regular beeswax wraps, but are made with candelilla wax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin. So these are completely cruelty free and vegan! Like beeswax wraps, these are moldable with the warmth of your hands so you can cover the bowl with leftovers.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - vegan wax wraps

Zero waste coffee maker

Most people love a cup of coffee in the morning. Next to being more eco-friendly, the stainless steel mesh filter that helps extract your coffee's aromatic oils and subtle flavors as these are not being absorbed by a paper coffee filter.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - Coffee

Organic coffee

Next to making a zero waste cup of coffee, make sure that the beans used are also as sustainably produced as possible. Organically produced coffee beans have received less pesticides during production of coffee beans and this brand also support small local producers in Latin America.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - Coffee


Do you have tea drinkers in the family? How about a gorgeous teapot to make their drinks much more enjoyable? I love this glass design but there are many more amazing prints available to fit everyones style. There are even ones that come with a tea infuser to make creating a zero waste cup of tea even easier.

Zero waste tea  - teapot

Organic tea set

Flying Bird Botanicals herbal tea set is the perfect way to explore tea with a sustainable way. This tea is USDA-certified organic and features 4 delicious artisan-made blends; Peace of Mind, Farm and Forest, Morning Bluebird, and Dream Catcher. Each tea blend is made with organically grown herbs sourced from local farmers in the Pacific Northwest and select international partners with safe and fair labor practices so you can be sure you can enjoy your tea guilt free.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - organic tea

Nut milk kit

Milk is, in most cases, sold in either plastic or a carton which is challenging to recycle. You can avoid this by making delicious nut milk with a Nut Milk Kit. This kit has everything you need to get started with a NutMilk Filter, designed to last a least a year of use, and a convenient canning jar. Then, add water and your favorite nut milk recipe, and you will be good to go! Read more about plant-based milk alternatives to cow milk.

What makes this kit great is that it is not limited to nut milk but can also be used to make cold brew coffee or tea.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - nutmilk kit

The holidays don’t have to be wasteful if you can give a sustainable gift box. This Christmas gift box helps you to get your home into a festive mood in an eco-friendly way.

What is in the box?

  • Grow a Christmas tree kit

  • Apple Fritter Sober dough Mix

  • Bottle of maple syrup

  • And so much more

Bathroom Gifts

Organic robe

This Bamboo Waffle Bath Robe is made from 100% super soft bamboo lyocell. This fabric is moisture-wicking and fast-drying with an amazing honeycomb waffle texture. Bamboo fabric is amazing because it is breathable, naturally bacteria-resistant, and hypoallergenic, making it perfect for dry and or sensitive skin.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - organic robe

Organic bath towels

Give your loved ones some luxury with these Organic Cotton Jacquard Bath Towels. These towels are ethically made from 100% organic cotton. They are spun using extra-long cotton loops for a soft plush surface that's incredibly welcoming after a bath. They come in a variety of colors, sizes, and sets, so you are sure to find a set that fits their eco-friendly bathroom perfectly.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - organic towels

Makeup brush set

Did you know that most makeup brushes are made from animal hairs plastic? Unlike most brushes, this Bamboo Makeup Brush Set is made with sustainable materials like ethically sourced bamboo and Taklon bristles. This makes high-quality makeup brushes that will last a lifetime. They are vegan and cruelty-free as Taklon is a synthetic alternative to animal fur. They are naturally non-porous, anti-bacterial, and hypoallergenic for a flawless natural look all day long.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - bamboo brushes

Accessory Gifts

Reversible Cork Belt

Try something new instead of leather like this Reversible Cork Belt from Tiradia! Saving you the price of a second belt as its reversible design gives you two style options in one. PETA-approved, this vegan belt is handmade in Portugal from cork that is naturally hypoallergenic, antimicrobial, durable, waterproof and biodegradable.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - cork belt

Cork Wallet

To match the cork belt Tiradia also designed a wallet. This one is handmade in Portugal aswel and has the same awesome properties like being naturally hypoallergenic, antimicrobial, waterproof, lightweight, durable, and biodegradable. This wallet is also cruelty-free and vegan. It features 8 credit card slots, a spot for cash, and discreet interior open pocket inserts for documents.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - cork wallet

Ethical slippers

Using centuries old felting techniques, these slippers are perfect for relaxing after a long day. These Ethical Wool Molded Sole Slippers from Kyrgies Handmade are oatmeal-colored slippers and feature a thick leather sole and natural arch support. They’re durable and moisture-wicking so your slippers never smell like feet!

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - ethical slippers

Plant based sunglasses

Use less, give back, and explore more with the Capitol Polarized Plant-Based Sunglasses from Zeal Optics! The durable and stylish frame is made from innovative Z-Resin, a unique derivative of the castor plant, which contributes to a feather-light frame that's perfect for everyday usage or rad adventures.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - sunglasses


Solar powered powerbank

Charge all your devices with the power of the sun!

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - solar powered power bank

Wireless charging pad

Charge all your devices without all the annoying cables with the Apollo Single Wireless Charging Pad from Nimble! This one is made with eco-friendly materials like RePlay™ Certified Recycled Plastic and recycled silicone. Simply plug it in, lay your device down, and watch it quickly fill up!

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - charging pad

Phone case

Pela cases are the world’s first truly sustainable phone case. They are beautifully designed and durable enough to protect your phone from drops and scratches. The best part? They are compostable! As part of our mission to create a waste free future, Pela is a proud member of 1% for the Planet so we can support organizations who are working hard to better the planet.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - phone case

Bamboo Desktop Organizer & Charger

This sustainable bamboo charging station stand can hold up to 6 devices. Like your iPhone, iPad, AirPods, Apple Watch, Smartphones, Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, Tablets and so many more. While charging all your smart gear, it simultaneous maintains your devices in order and helps to clean up the stacking devices charging.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - bamboo desk organizer

Productivity Gifts

Reusable notebook

No more wasting paper with this eco-friendly 32 page grid notebook. It can be used over and over again as the pages can just be wiped clean with a damp cloth.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - reusable notebook

Recycled paper notebook

A reusable notebook is just too much work for some therefore a notebook made with recycled paper is a great eco-friendly alternative.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - recycled notebook

Cork briefcase

The Productivity Cork Briefcase from Tiradia is perfect for every workday. Handmade in Portugal from cork that is naturally antimicrobial, hypoallergenic, waterproof, durable, and biodegradable. The briefcase is also vegan and PETA-approved. It has a 16" laptop compartment, adjustable shoulder strap, cork handles, and multiple pockets for all your essentials.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - cork briefcase

Travel Gifts

Sustainable explorer kit

Explore at your hearts desire with the Sustainable Explorer Kit from EarthHero! Perfect for that friend who loves the outdoors, this kit will help them enjoy their time spent in nature in a sustainable way.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - explorer kit

Reusable Meal Camping Kit

With the Reusable Meal Camping Kit from United by Blue, you will always be prepared no matter where you end up. This kit carries all the essentials – including two stainless steel bowls, two 8 oz stainless steel tumblers, and two stainless steel sporks! They are all wrapped up in a 100% recycled polyester carrying case with an aluminum carabiner for easy attachment to your backpack.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - camping kit


Are you looking for a sustainably and ethically made backpack for college, work, travel, hiking or other any other outdoor activities? This spacious and durable Earth Backpack is built for everyday carry with heavy-duty 14-oz. certified organic cotton canvas that is made in a Fair Trade Certified™ Factory. The large main compartment is divided with a no-fuss sleeve for your laptop and one small interior pocket to keep small things organized. Two water bottle sleeves and the large zippered exterior pocket keep hydration and frequently needed items close at hand. What is even better is that your purchase also supports Feeding America's campaign to end hunger by helping donate meals to kids and families in need.

Sustainable Christmas Gifts - Backpack

More Gifts for Holidays


Do you use

Unpaper Towels?

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Visit our shop with over 50 different prints of reusable kitchen towels. These not only look super cut but they are also very eco-friendly and save you money.

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Meet Valinda

Hi there, I am the founder of the green and happy mom blog and green and happy shop. After battling severe depression, I am determined to make the world a little better and I want to take you along that journey with me. 

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