November 17, 202220 Unique & Inspiring Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas To Please All Ages Posted By : NaturalBalance/ 3 comments / Under : Uncategorized I’m going to provide you with heaps of different eco-friendly present options that are available for everyone – men, women, children, the difficult to buy for even pets! What are Eco Friendly Presents? It’s a common misconception that eco-friendly presents are expensive and hard to find, but this isn’t always the case. There are plenty of affordable options available that are not harmful to the environment and light on your wallet. Eco friendly presents can be made from recycled materials, organic materials, or sustainable materials and the list is always growing! It’s amazing to see the wide range of options available and I had to contain myself with just this list. You can always try searching online or at local markets to find them. You may be pleasantly surprised at the hidden gems you may come across too. It’s also important to note that it doesn’t matter what time of year it is, there will always be an occasion to give eco-friendly presents as a gift. What to Give Your Friends & Family This Christmas Season or At Any Other Time of Year? Christmas time is for being with those you love…….some in smaller doses than others!! haha! It is also a time for gift-giving, which can be stressful and difficult to figure out what to give your friends and family. A gift should be thoughtful and meaningful, not just something that was picked up on the way to a party. 20 Unique & Inspiring Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas To Please All Ages For those who are looking for eco-friendly gifts for their loved ones , I have compiled a list of 20 great ideas that have eco-friendly options available and are sure to please anyone on your list! Art supplies – crayons and paint Board games Candles – soy or beeswax Christmas decorations Gift vouchers/gift cards DIY kits – playdough, gin, cheese, beer, candle, birdhouse, herb garden so many options here Essential oils Experiences – hot air ballooning, go-karting, art classes (the options are endless) Gardening – plants, herbs, kitchen compost bins, tools, gloves Handmade soaps Homewares – beeswax wraps, coconut bowls, reusable covers, platters to name just a few Non-toxic cosmetics or beauty products Non-toxic jewellery Outdoor wooden games – Finska & Kubb Organic cotton reusable shopping bags Organic cotton clothing – shirts, socks, underwear, pyjamas (the options are again endless) On-the-go reusable containers – water bottles, Keep cups, cutlery set Pet items – toys, collars, leads, waste bags, grooming items and so forth lots of choices here Subscriptions – books, magazines, streaming services, monthly gift boxes Yoga mat It’s Time for a Change. Be Part of the Solution. Be A Conscious Consumer. I feel as though consumers today are becoming more conscious and looking for products that are good for them and the environment. Sustainable products that are organic, non-toxic and more eco-friendly are becoming more & more popular and readily available. I had to contain myself with this list! We are wanting to support companies that put their values first and yes, this can be difficult to navigate at times in knowing who to trust. We are wanting to know where our products come from and how they were made. We want to know if the company is committed to upholding the values of sustainability, ethics, and social responsibility. I hope this list has given you some ideas that can be used all year round when gift giving and not just at Christmas time but on any special occasion. If you have any other gift suggestions please comment below as I’d love to know what your go-to eco friendly gifts are or if something caught your eye that you might like to try.