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15 Eco-Friendly Gifts To Give This Christmas

15 Eco-Friendly Gifts To Give This Christmas
By Erica Fong
By Erica Fong
December 13, 2017
The holidays are wonderful for many reasons, but creating more waste definitely isn't one of them. This year, go green by gifting your loved ones with items that will help save the earth—in more ways than one:
Photo: Courtesy of Rumi X
Photo: Courtesy of Rumi X

Rumi X Light To Love Leggings

Made of recycled polyester and spandex, each pair of Rumi X leggings saves 16 PET bottles from going into our landfills. We love the colourful patterns made with water-based ink dyes too.

Available at Rumi X

Photo: Courtesy of Thorn & Burrow
Photo: Courtesy of Thorn & Burrow

Swell Bottle

This stylish Swell bottle in Calacutta Gold is perfect for drinks on-the-go, which keeps beverages hot for 12 hours and cold for 24. 

Available at Thorn & Burrow

Photo: Courtesy of Lane Crawford
Photo: Courtesy of Lane Crawford

Pinetti Almeria Eco Leather Basket

Handwoven in Italy, this stylish basket was made with recycled leather—perfect for making an earth-friendly statement at home.

Available at Lane Crawford

Photo: Courtesy of Keep Cup
Photo: Courtesy of Keep Cup

Keep Cup

Coffee lovers will love the bright colour combinations on these glass Keep Cups.

Available at Barista Jam and Thorn & Burrow

Photo: Courtesy of Plastic-Free HK
Photo: Courtesy of Plastic-Free HK

Cotton Flannel Facial Rounds

These reusable cotton flannel pads (with funky designs) will help anyone "make up" for using all those disposable cotton pads in the past. Comes in a 20-pack; machine washable. 

Available at Plastic-Free HK

Photo: Courtesy of Lion Rock Press
Photo: Courtesy of Lion Rock Press

No Plastic Mm Goi Coffee Cup

Say no to plastic (politely) with this cheeky coffee cup from the Lion Rock Press. Ten percent of the retail price goes towards the Plastic Oceans Foundation, and you can even get a matching bag and water bottle to go along with it.

Available at Lion Rock Press

Photo: Courtesy of Plastic-Free HK
Photo: Courtesy of Plastic-Free HK

Reusable Produce Bag

Do away with those flimsy red plastic bags at the wet market—these 100 percent cotton bags will carry all your produce in style.

Available at Plastic-Free HK

Photo: Courtesy of SCS Group
Photo: Courtesy of SCS Group

Roll'Eat Reusable Sandwich Bag

Made of canvas and lined inside, this bag was made for packing sandwiches, fruits or snacks to go—all without wasting a Zip-Loc bag. Available in a variety of colours and patterns.

Available at SCS Group

Photo: Courtesy of Uncommon Goods
Photo: Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Record bowls

Get the party started with these bowls crafted from recycled LPs, created by artist Jeff Davis.

Available at Uncommon Goods

Photo: Courtesy of Plastic-Free HK
Photo: Courtesy of Plastic-Free HK

Stainless Steel Drinking Straw

Do away with single-use plastic drinking straws, once and for all, with a set of stainless steel drinking straws. They're easy to carry around, make cold drinks taste colder, and best of all, they're dishwasher safe.

Available at Plastic-Free HK

Photo: Courtesy of Style By Asia
Photo: Courtesy of Style By Asia

Superbee Wax Wraps

Plastic cling wrap is one of the worst kinds of single-use plastics, and they can be easily replaced by Superbee wax wraps that are made from 100% cotton, OTOP-certified pure beeswax, organic coconut oil and tree resin. Simply wipe down with water and soap to reuse for up to one year.

Available at Style By Asia

 

Photo: Courtesy of Uncommon Goods
Photo: Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Nailed It Desk Organiser

Made of recycled steel and salvaged tool parts, this desk organiser is a surefire way to start a conversation at work.  

Available at Uncommon Goods

Photo: Courtesy of A Boy Named Sue
Photo: Courtesy of A Boy Named Sue

Juniper Eco Fabric Solution

This 100% eco natural fabric wash is non-toxic, biodegradable and allergen free, hasn't been tested on animals and has the stamp of approval from The Vegan Society, Naturewatch Trust, BUAV and The World Wildlife Foundation.

Available at A Boy Named Sue

Photo: Courtesy of Etsy
Photo: Courtesy of Etsy

Lettuce Celebrate Tote Bag

Have some fun while you grocery shop with this cute and quirky tote bag.

Available at Etsy

Photo: Courtesy of Plastic-Free HK
Photo: Courtesy of Plastic-Free HK

Eco Kitty Bird Cat Toy

Kitty can go green too with this eco-friendly cat toy. Made with natural hemp canvas and filled with organic catnip, your cat will definitely get a natural high out of this.

Available at Plastic-Free HK

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