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Sustainable and Best Eco-Friendly Christmas Gifts and Holiday Swag Ideas in 2023

Ho ho hello, eco-conscious friends! ‘Tis the season for stuffed stockings…and stuffed landfills. All those plastic toys and tacky wrapping paper really harsh our holiday mellow.

But don’t worry – you can still spread Christmas cheer without trashing the planet! Let us sleigh you with the best sustainably sourced, plastic-free gifts even Santa would approve of.

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We’re keeping it snappy with our fave fab finds guaranteed to make spirits bright and carbon footprints light. From fair trade treats to compost-friendly accessories, our gift guide rocks around the (solar-powered) Christmas tree.

So leave the naughty list behind and hop on board our sustainable Claus wagon! Mother Nature will thank you. Let’s have the greenest holiday with the best eco friendly gifts. Here’s a sustainable gift guide with a list of eco-friendly products.

Christmas background with gift box and sustainable ornaments
Christmas background with gift box and sustainable ornaments

Eco-Friendly Reusable Coffee Cups

Price: $25.00

Every day, millions of disposable coffee cups end up in landfills. Gift your employees a stylish, reusable, non-toxic bamboo coffee cup that they can take to their favorite café. It not only reduces waste but also may save them a few bucks if cafes offer discounts for bringing your own cup.

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Stainless Steel Water Bottle With Straw

Price: $29.33

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A stainless steel water bottle with a straw is the ultimate reusable drinkware to give this holiday season. With its durable construction and ability to keep drinks cold for hours, gift recipients can avoid single-use plastic bottles. This stylish, sustainable gift lets loved ones stay hydrated on the go while keeping plastic waste out of oceans and landfills.

Stainless Steel Water Bottle with Straw 20oz

Compost Bin

Help friends and family take sustainability into their own hands by gifting a compost bin this Christmas. Turning food waste or scrap into nutrient-rich soil reduces greenhouse emissions from landfills. An indoor composter bin lets recipients conveniently compost without a yard, encouraging sustainable daily habits. This earth-friendly gift keeps the holiday spirit and environmental awareness going strong into the new year.

Sustainable Gift Set

Price: $21.50

Treat eco-conscious loved ones to gift sets featuring natural self-care and household products. These thoughtful sets bundle ethically sourced, plastic-free goods like bamboo toothbrushes, reusable produce bags, and castile soap bars. With gifting making easy and sustainable living encouraged, this curated collection makes holiday shopping genuinely green.

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Organic Cotton Tee: Most Loved Sustainable Gift Idea

Price: $19.20

An organic cotton t-shirt is a comfy, eco-friendly gift that keeps on giving. Made from pesticide-free cotton, it has a super soft feel and promotes sustainable farming methods. An organic tee allows your loved one to lounge in a cozy style while making environmentally-conscious choices with their wardrobe. For an extra sustainable touch, check clothing tags for certifications from organizations like GOTS. This thoughtful, ethical gift proves style and sustainability can go hand-in-hand.

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Handmade Card Made from Recycled Materials

Nothing feels more heartfelt than a handmade card during the holidays. Crafting cards at home cuts down on store packaging waste. Using recycled papers and nontoxic glues and paints to decorate cards gifts creativity and care for both the recipient and the environment. These homemade masterpieces can be proudly displayed, reused, and properly recycled.

Eco-Friendly Stationery

Notebooks made from recycled materials, bamboo pens, and other sustainable stationery items can be both functional and chic. Brands like Decomposition Book and Onyx and Green offer stylish, eco-conscious products that your employees would love.

Recycable stationary and office eco friendly, plastic free supplies, home office desktop
Recycable stationary and office eco friendly, plastic free supplies, home office desktop

Sustainable Clothing Items

Be it organic cotton t-shirts with your company’s logo or bamboo socks, there’s a plethora of sustainable clothing brands out there. They not only feel luxurious but also ensure that the wearer is making a smaller carbon footprint. Natural and eco-friendly apparel are the best sustainable Christmas gifts. 

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Plantable Seed Cards

Instead of regular greeting cards, opt for cards embedded with seeds. Once read, employees can plant them to grow flowers, herbs, or even vegetables. It’s a sustainable gift idea that keeps on giving. One of the best eco-friendly christmas gift without gift wrapping. 

Blank business card sustainability eco industry
Blank business card sustainability eco industry

Eco-Friendly Lunch Gear

Upcycled and Insulated lunch bags, beeswax wraps, and reusable cutlery sets make for a perfect gift. Employees can ditch single-use plastics, reduce their environmental impact, and enjoy fresh meals.

Healthy lunch to go packed in lunch box
Healthy lunch to go packed in lunch box

Best Eco-Friendly Gifts for Clients to Give on Christmas

Custom Bamboo Tech Accessories

Price: $7.63

Bamboo USB drives, phone stands, and charging stations are not only elegant but also sustainable and biodegradable. Engraving your company’s logo on them adds a personal touch, making them a great gift to give your loved one. 

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Sustainable Wine or Spirits

There are several wineries and distilleries that follow eco-friendly practices, from the growing of raw materials to packaging. A bottle from one of these brands speaks of class and consciousness.

Corkscrew and bottle of wine
Corkscrew and bottle of wine

Eco Friendly Gourmet Baskets and Snacks Gift Box

Organic teas, ethically sourced coffee, and artisanal chocolates presented in a basket made of recyclable sustainable materials can delight any client. It’s a mix of indulgence and responsibility as the manufacturing process of the boxes are cruelty-free.

Treat taste buds and the planet with a snack gift box featuring organic, fair trade certified organic and vegan goods this holiday season. These assortments thoughtfully bundle sweet and savory bites, like fair trade chocolate and Rainforest Alliance-certified nuts, supporting ethical working conditions and sustainable agriculture globally. Packaged in recycled materials, these boxes make mindful snacking simple. Gifting one not only says “I care about you,” but spreads awareness for conscious consumerism

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Gourmet dessert of French macarons

Recycled Materials Glass Decor

Artisans around the world are turning discarded glass into beautiful decor items. Be it vases, dishes, or decorative pieces, they are a testament to the fact that sustainability can coexist with elegance. You can use these decor items as gifts for anyone from customers to employees. 

Subscription to a Green Magazine or Online Portal

Gift your clients a subscription to a magazine or portal that focuses on sustainability, green technologies, or eco-friendly lifestyles. It’s a gift of knowledge that aligns with your brand’s values.

Gifting is not just about the value of the item but the thought behind it. By choosing eco-friendly Christmas gifts, you’re not only sharing joy but also expressing your commitment to the well-being of our planet. As businesses, when we make such choices, we inspire others to do the same. This festive season, let’s ensure our gifts echo our principles and pave the way for a greener future. Merry Green Christmas!

Gift Wrapping with Packing Paper Made from Sustainable Materials

Looking for eco-friendly gift ideas this holiday season? Create a gift list and wrap presents with environmentally friendly packing paper from Swagamgic. Their sustainable products like recyclable papers and plant-based cards allow you to give plastic-free thoughtful gifts. The packaging is made from recycled materials, so your holiday gifts make a lighter impact while still spreading holiday cheer. You can even send a Christmas card as a digital gift for someone special. With Swagamgic’s wide selection of fair trade and sustainable gift items to choose from, you’ll find the perfect gift for everyone in your life.

SwagMagic: The Green Santa of Best Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Giving in 2023

In the heart of bustling New York City, there is a unique corporate gifting company that went by the whimsical name, SwagMagic.

SwagMagic isn’t just any gifting company. Over the years, they have carved a niche for themselves in the world of sustainable presents. This Christmas, the company took it upon itself to be the torchbearers of eco-friendly corporate gifting.

Every year, as December rolled in with its twinkling lights and festive jingles, businesses scrambled to find the perfect gifts for their clients and employees. More often than not, these gifts, swathed in layers of non-biodegradable plastic, would end up as clutter or worse, in landfills.

But not the ones from SwagMagic.

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This year, their swag catalog boasted bamboo tech accessories, each of which could be customized with a company’s logo. Instead of the usual plastic-laden trinkets, clients reveled in receiving reusable coffee cups made from recycled materials, beautifully wrapped in seed-infused paper that could be planted afterward.

The real magic, however, was SwagMagic’s collaboration with local artisans. They showcased a collection of decor crafted from reclaimed wood and recycled glass, each piece telling its own tale of sustainability. Every purchase supported not just the environment but also the small-scale artists who put their heart and soul into creating such masterpieces.

Businesses were thrilled! SwagMagic had transformed the often wasteful tradition of corporate gifting into an eco-conscious celebration. Clients appreciated the thoughtfulness, employees loved the utility, and Mother Earth heaved a sigh of relief.

That Christmas, SwagMagic didn’t just gift items, they gifted a revolution. As snow blanketed the city and carolers sang tunes of joy, businesses joined hands with SwagMagic to make the festive season a little greener, a little brighter, and a whole lot more magical.

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