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Article: Our last minute sustainable gift guide 2023

Sustainable gift guide
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Our last minute sustainable gift guide 2023

As much as we would all love to have sorted our Christmas presents before now, we recognise that life often gets in the way. So here is our gift guide for your loved ones which wont cost the earth, but are available at short notice!

1) Y.O.U Underwear Organic Cotton and Eco Elastic scrunchies (£5)

Our beautiful range of scrunchies are always made from Fairtrade and GOTS certified organic cotton using eco elastic. They make the perfect easy gifts for your loved ones or addition to complete a Y.O.U Underwear set! 

2) Y.O.U Underwear e-Gift Voucher (from £25)

E-Gift vouchers are a great way let your loved ones choose something that they will actually use and cherish this year (also helping reduce the waste of unwanted presents!). Our e-Gift voucher can be purchased and sent to whoever you are giving it to within seconds, making it a perfect last minute gift idea!

 3) Leiho Christmas sock cracker (from £25)

Eco-friendly Christmas Sock Crackers

These Leiho sock crackers are such a fun and sustainable idea for under the Christmas tree or to add a wow factor to your lunch table! Not only will your loved ones receive a cosy and cool pair of socks, but in partnership with Homestart, these crackers mean that you are providing 2 women from local vulnerable communities with employment opportunities and transferable skills this festive period!

4) Wildlflower Bee Bomb (£7)

Wildflower Bee Bombs

The perfect gift for those dreaming of long summer days in the garden (i.e. us!), this wildflower bomb will bring bursts of colour and lots of buzzing little friends to your life come next year!

5) A handmade gift such as baked goods or crafts (Free!!)


One of the most sustainable (and most affordable) ways to embrace the giving season this year is to use what you already have at home and make something unique for those you love! Who doesn't love a fresh batch of Christmas cookies or a thoughtful craft! 

6) Donations to Charities e.g with Refuge (from £25)


Stewarts supports Refuge as chosen Charity of the Year 2022

For those looking to gift with extra impact this year, Refuge are offering the opportunity to buy Christmas dinner parcels for women and their children who are staying in a refuges this festive period.

7) Neve's Bees natural Hand Salve (£12)

Beeswax Hand Salve - Neve's Bees

We all know the winter air is not great for our skin and Neve's Bees offers a perfect solution - lovely natural hand salves that smell amazing and do wonders for dry skin.

8) Y.O.U Organic Cotton tea towels (£12)

Know that when you're doing the dishes this festive period, you're using a locally-designed Fairtrade and certified organic cotton tea towel - helping people and the planet at the same time! 

9) Ethical sweet treats like Tony's Chocolonely (£4.80)

They say good things come in small packages - and here’s the proof! Tiny Tony’s are the little chocolate gift you’ve been looking for, in between meals, meetings, or with a cuppa. Made using 100% traceable cocoa and 100% ready for sharing, all wrapped up. Hand them out, hang them on the tree or hide one in the coat pocket of someone you love. Sharing is caring!

10) Gift cards with social and environmental purpose from Good Things (£5-£250)

Ethical gift vouchers image - eco friendly gift cards from £10 t0 £250

This eco friendly gift card can be used to purchase hundreds of ethical and sustainable gifts with positive impact. Quick, easy and sent immediately by email!

We are thrilled to have been included in several gift guides this year! Check them out here..

The Living Wage Gift Guide 2023 

Indie Oxford Christmas Gift Guide 2023

Sublime ECOXMAS Ideas 2023 

Little Ankle Biters Christmas Gift Guide for Oxfordshire 2023

The Bristol Magazine Christmas Gift Guide 2023


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