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Eco-friendly, sustainable Christmas Gifts - suggestions please!

We’re looking for Christmas gift ideas for our Sustainable Christmas Gifts guide - Folksy - Sustainable Christmas Gifts on Folksy

Please make sure the listing you’re suggesting says why it’s planet-friendly - eg recycled materials, repurposed, sustainably sourced - so it’s clear to buyers how it is eco-friendly.

Also, if you sell Christmas cards naked (or in compostable plastic-free bags) or eco-friendly Christmas decorations you can add those suggestions here - Plastic-free Christmas cards and decorations

I make natural soap which is packaged in recyclable materials. The ‘on a rope’ version is threaded with compostable jute ribbon.

A Christmas rag wreath using up some leftover small pieces of festive coloured fabrics.

and Christmas bunting again using up leftover pieces of fabric

All my jewellery made from wood is responsibly sourced including my mini hoop embroideries and mentions it in the listings, they’re dotted around my shop I’ll list a few here:

I have these pieces that are handmade from recycled silver…

In fact most of my jewellery is made from recycled eco silver

Eco silver and pearls earrings:

Pearl bracelet

Pretty bracelet

All the wooden items in my shop are made from recycled wood. Here are some examples:

Rustic Wooden Welsh Love Sign - Folksy
Colourful Chunky Wooden Pendant Necklace - Folksy
Unique Wooden Elm Pendant Necklace with a singl… - Folksy
Wooden Love Sign for Music Lovers - Folksy
One of a Kind Wood Stained Red, Yellow and Blac… - Folksy
Unique Wooden Oak Treble Clef Love Spoon - Folksy
Traditional Welsh Handcarved Sapele (African Ma… - Folksy
Wooden Welsh Dragon Pendant Necklace - Folksy
Spalted Sycamore Wood Trinket Bowl - Folksy
Unique Rustic Wooden Coat Rack - Folksy
Wooden Leaf Trinket Dish with Red Felt Insert - Folksy
Unique Wooden Welsh Dragon Ornament with Cymru … - Folksy
Unique Rustic Wooden Welsh Dragon Sign - Folksy
Wooden Reiki Symbol Coasters - Folksy
Unique Fun Rustic Wooden Sign with Wording - Folksy
Wooden Yin Yang T Light Candle Holder - Folksy

I make crocheted items all out of reclaimed, secondhand and occasionally new recycled yarn, as well as using old clothing etc to make fabric yarn. Everything comes packaged in reclaimed fabric and yarn, in reclaimed packaging with eco parcel tape, the labels are made from reclaimed fabric, and an eco-friendly stamp, and the tags are made from reused cardboard and stamp. I won’t post everything from my shop so here’s just a selection:

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I have quite a few things made of natural fibres…

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Embroidery bracelet made with upcycled denim.

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You don’t get much more sustainable and eco-friendly than wool! About Wool | Campaign for Wool
My shop is full of beautiful items knitted or woven from wonderful British wool locally sourced from here in the UK. This is one lovely example:

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My Robins are made of recyclable materials and I recycle all my packaging and re-use everything to pack and post my items.

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Eco Whipped Skincare

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Eco Whipped Skincare on Folksy

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British wool fingerless gloves Wensleydale wool… - Folksy

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Hello! I write from PomPom, we are 100% plastic-free from design to packaging!

100% merino wool baby bonnets and children’s hats. No nasty polyester around here, micro plastics be banned!


Mixed-media artwork using recycled items and doilies made by my mother, perfect for a Shabby-Chic decor:

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I make compostable notebooks from recycled paper

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