A Christmas Guide
The best gifts for the man who already has everything!
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We’ve been there. That moment of wild panic on Christmas Eve – WHAT AM I GOING TO BUY MY FATHER/BROTHER/NEIGHBOUR/LOVER? Buying Christmas gifts for a man in your life can be complex, baffling and exhausting – so here we are, with the best gifts in Christmas giving in our back pockets, ready to wow you. Read on for the best eco-friendly gifts this side of Lapland!
GLASSWARE & TIPPLES
You can never go wrong with the gift of a festive tipple. How about choosing from our unique glassware range (made from repurposed glass), paired with a bottle of something delicious?
Sustainable, planet-friendly alcohol brands we love include:
Some brilliant sustainable brands filled with Christmas gifts for a man include:
BUFF – vegan, cruelty-free, palm-free, natural body care company wrapped up in 100% recyclable, plastic-free packaging. Aromatherapy is at the heart of this small business, with all products inspired by the beautiful coastline of the South West. They also make a monthly donation to Surfers Against Sewage – pretty awesome!
SHORELINE SHAVING – offer eco-friendly shaving kits which include a reusable razor, plastic-free soap, travel bag, replacement blades and recyclable gift box. Ideal for the guy that wants to start his zero-waste shaving journey – the best gift in Christmas !
WILD DEODERANT – plastic-free and vegan, this natural deodorant company make sustainable deodorant fun & easy. Bundles available which include a new case, refills, a wash bag, a mini deodorant and soap. They even have a limited edition festive Apple & Cinnamon flavour – yum!
Whether a full-on jungle enthusiast, or a beginner in his house-plant collection – plants make a fantastic Christmas gift for a man!
Two big-hearted stationers we love here at Old Green are:
PORT WEST: Built from 100% recycled paper and made in the UK. Their passion for sustainability is matched with their drive for social justice; their Create for Creativity line donates profits to NGO Article-25 (an architectural organisation which works to build housing, schools, hospitals, clinic and other essential buildings across Asia and Africa)
JUNGLEY: Vegan stationers with stunning notebooks wrapped in LEAVES! Sustainable materials include upcycled tyre trucks, banana leaves and lotus leaves. This brand is on a mission to create items in harmony with nature, without harming animals or the environment, and work with local creative communities for ethical pricing. They are planning to build 1 million trees – and every sale helps with this goal!
CHESTNUTS ROASTING ON AN OPEN –
… you’ve got it.
We won’t say anything cliche like ‘release his inner cave-man!’ because – well – why would we? (We don’t believe in those age-old tropes). But if you want to give the gift of fire this Christmas (does anything say Christmas more than a crackling flame?) then read on…
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MOVE WITH THE SEASONS
We have a candle for each of the four seasons, reflecting the natural aromas at each turn of the year. These help us to tune into the changing rhythms of nature and bring the outside in.
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