BIDBI's Top 5 Eco Friendly Christmas Gifts

  • Kristi Clark
  • 6th December 2016

As Christmas is coming closer it is very apparent of the environmental impact the festivities cause. Christmas doesn’t have to be burden on the environment, buying eco-friendly Christmas gifts could reduce your impact on the environment over the festive period.

1.)   Super slim and lightweight cork leather cardholder £25.00

In 2013 the designer, Jenny, founded Mind the Cork with the belief that we can make our homes beautiful whilst helping protect the planet, by using the worlds most underrated sources. All Mind the Cork products are made with natural cork sourced directly from the harvesters in Portugal; and are handmade in the studio or by small manufacturers near London. The brand's ethos is that our homes should be filled with products that are both meaningful and gorgeous.

2.)   Reindeer Slippers £22.95

100% hand felted wool reindeer slippers. Keep your feet warm, cozy and wrapped in festive spirit during the winter months. Made by Fair Trade producers who ensure good working conditions for their staff and also have respect for the environment. Pachamama are not only helping create opportunities for disadvantaged producers by only using BAFTS certified, they also support WWF wildlife charity.

3.)   Williamson Elephant Tea Caddy - Kenyan Christmas - Ginger Grove Tea £12.50

This fairly traded, ginger grove tea is grown on the high slopes of Kapchorua and picked early in the morning, providing a delicious tea to stimulate the body and mind. The 20 tea bags are presented in a beautiful reusable caddy which features a gorgeous elephant design in rich, deep colours.

4.)   Recycled Wine Bottle Dish 14.99

 Beautiful recycled wine bottle dish. Melted and slumped wine bottle. Perfect for serving nibbles like olives and dips. Available in green or clear. Environmentally friendly tableware perfect for a Christmas present.

5.)   Morphe 10 Piece Vegan Brush Set £29.95

Perfect for the Eco conscious consumer who is interested in beauty trends. All Brushes are made without the use of animal products and are therefore cruelty free and more eco-friendly than other make-up brushes on the market.