Green Gift Ideas For Christmas 2012

Ideas for Christmas gifts which are Eco-friendly, Green or Recycled.

Crochet Square Scarf

Crochet Square Scarf
This fabulous retro extra-long crochet 70's style scarf is hand made in Nepal and made under the auspicies of the World Fairtrade Organisation. £78 from People Tree

Large Green & Black Chocolate Collection

Green & Black Chocolate Collection
This beautifully presented Christmas gift box features an collection of Green & Black's intense organic and fairtrade chocolate. It includes thier tasting collection so that you can try every flavour of chocolate bar that they make! £25 from Green & Black's

Indica Hemp Shopper

Indica Hemp Shopper
This is a classic shopper bag with a twist - it is made from earth-friendly, organic hemp and comes in fab camo pattern. £45 from Sativa Bags

Flying Pig Ladies T-Shirt
Bearing the logo 'Global warming is over' this flying pig T-shirt is made from 100% organic Bamboo. It's available in White or Red (shown here). £22 from Magic Bean

Rainforest

Buy an Acre of Rainforest
Help create nature reserves to save threatened forest habitats for wildlife - a unique gift that will last forever. From £25 for a quarter of an acre from World Land Trust

Fairtrade Belgian Chocolates & Bubbly Gift Set

Fairtrade Belgian Chocolates & Bubbly Gift Set
Premium non-alcoholic bubby with the finest Fairtrade Belgian chocolates. It all comes in a natural jute bag and is wrapped in biodegradable bubble wrap. £16 from Simply Fair.

Glass Tile Box

Glass Tile Box
This beautiful fairtrade box with inset glass tiles is deep enough to hold all your worldly treasures! Colour and designs of the tiles may vary. Made from 100% Sheesham wood with glass tiles. £30 from Myakka

Stripe Reusable Sandwich Bag

Stripe Reusable Sandwich Bag
Instead of using a disposible baggie for your lunch every day, how about this reusable one made from 100% cotton with waterproof liner to help keep food fresh for longer. Ideal for sandwiches, snacks and most food items.  £6 from By Nature

Penguin iPad Cover

Lambswool iPad Cover
Seasalt have a lovely selection of real lambswool iPad cover including this rather festive penguin design. Other styles include florals, spots and stripes.

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Booja Booja - Organic Champagne Truffles

Booja Booja - Organic Champagne Truffles
16 delicious, organic dark chocolate Champagne truffles presented within a gift box created from paper mache and beautifully decorated by hand. £25 from Chocolate Trading Company

3-in-1 Solar Powered Transforming Robot

3-in-1 Solar Powered Transforming Robot
For the kids (or big kids) in your life this solar powered toy transforms into a tank and a scorpion. No batteries required! £13 from Nigel's Eco Store

Wise Wooden Owl

Wise Wooden Owl
This cute little chap is carved from sustainable albesia wood by fair trade producers and then decorated with an ethnic-inspired pattern of zigzags, spirals and spots. £19 from Natural Collection

Neal's Yard Herbal Bathing Collection

Neal's Yard Herbal Bathing Collection
This gift set includes one Aromatic Foaming Bath 100ml and one Seaweed & Arnica Foaming Bath 100ml. £14 from BigGreenSmile

Mosaic tealight holders

Mosaic Tealight Holders
A matching set of tealight holders made from brightly coloured glass mosaic squares. Handcrafted by skilled producers in fair trade conditions in India. £12 from Ethical Superstore

Fair Trade leather elephant moneybox

Fair Trade Leather Elephant Moneybox
Save your pennies in this dinky Fair Trade leather elephant moneybox. This little elephant is hand painted in dark blue, has green ears and a pale brown heart design. £6 from Oxfam

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