Buying presents for friends and family is never easy, and 2021 is certainly no exception. We’ve curated a list of the best vegan, ethical and eco friendly Christmas gifts from Independent Businesses in the UK.
Now is a perfect time to give thoughtful sustainable presents. And what could be more thoughtful this year than a gift which is a delight for the recipient, provides a much needed boost for an independent UK business and contributes positively to our planet.
Why not take a moment to browse through our carefully reviewed collection of independent shops selling the very best in vegan, handmade and environmentally conscious gifts?
We’re certain you’ll discover plenty of options to help lighten your festive ‘to do’ list.
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Want to make sustainable changes to your beauty regime but don’t know where to start? Considerate Beauty have curated the best eco-friendly, natural and vegan friendly beauty products on the market.
Love the Planet Make Up
Love the Planet mineral makeup is vegan, cruelty free, paraben and palm oil free, and dispatched in plastic free packaging – reusable, recyclable tins and compostable refill pouches!
Trees for Streets
Trees for Streets is the new National Street Tree Sponsorship scheme where you can donate to the planting and watering of trees on residential streets in the UK
Gifts for Children
Blue Brontide Toys
At Blue Brontide, they believe children’s items should not only be beautiful, but built to last, made for keeps and designed to be passed down the family gathering memories and stories along the way.
Green Cheeks Nappies
A typical baby from birth to potty training will use approximately 5000 nappies. Green Cheeks offer a range of cloth nappies in beautiful prints. Save the planet and save money!
Eco Christmas Tree
An environmentally-friendly alternative to the traditional Christmas tree. Each Eco Christmas Tree is crafted from coppiced hazel sourced from sustainably managed woodlands.
Fabrap Fabric Gift Wrap
Zero waste and multi-purpose, these gift wraps are used time and again to delight and enhance the act of giving. The very best alternative to throw away paper to treasure and pass on to cherished family and friends, or to keep forever.
Vegan Food and Drink
Ditto Bakes brownies & blondies are handmade by Emma, who believes anything you can do, DITTO, but vegan! Emma makes her brownies using the finest vegan ingredients, including authentic Belgium chocolate.
Hobbies and Experiences
Vegan Voucher Card
Vegan Vouchers’ mission is to make switching to a Vegan lifestyle easy and affordable by offering amazing vegan discounts, online and in stores. They’ve teamed up with some amazing companies to bring you exclusive Vegan discounts.
Niloh is a small business with big dreams of celebrating the female form in all its glory. The candles are vegan and 100% soy wax, each collection is thoughtfully curated using a blend of artisan fragrance oils that embody the collection.
Blob Box is a subscription box full of period products from the best brands in the business, plus 5-10 beauty treats, and lifestyle goodies to put a smile on your face, and delicious snacks when you need them.
Nini Organcis is a green beauty brand that has passion and heart. Their prodcuts are Natural, Organic, Vegan, Cruelty-free and pride themselves results-driven skincare.
We hope our guide has provided you with food (and more) for thought.
Thanks for helping to support UK businesses and the planet. Happy Christmas!