Many of us are becoming more conscious of the way we shop. We want the products we buy to reflect our ethical values and minimise harm to others and our planet. The range of ethical gift options available today is quite extraordinary. There are products for people who want to cut their carbon footprint, protect certain species, avoid animal cruelty or prevent sweatshop labour.
This means you can find gifts for practically anyone in your life, including religious people, those on certain parts of the political spectrum, people with human rights beliefs and vegans!
Buying ethical goods is money in action. If there’s a cause you or somebody else believes in, spending in that direction incentivises more of the behaviour you want and less of what you don’t.
Perhaps the best aspect of being ethical is that you feel good about yourself. You can finally live in accordance with your values and avoid having to make constant compromises.
But what about the quality of ethical goods? What about the price? Aren’t there sacrifices?
Glad you asked!
In this article, we run through a range of top ethical products you can buy without worrying about hurting someone (or something) else. These items combine the best of virtue, quality and price, so it’s a win-win. Plus, you’ll get some great gift ideas along the way that the person on the receiving end of your generosity will definitely appreciate. They won’t be disappointed, we can assure you!
So what options do you have? Check them out below:
Snooty Catz Ethical Gift Guide for the Conscious Consumer
Designed especially for new mums and gorgeous little eco-warrior babies. This thoughtful gift is packed full of ethically sourced natural products that are handmade in the UK and are cruelty-free and vegan friendly.
What’s in the box
- Naked Body Butter for mum & baby
- Rose Skin Food Soap for mum & baby
- Baby Muslin Swaddling Cloth – 60cm
- The Secret Wonder Oil on-the-go Rollerball for mum
- Wildflower seed for bees watch them grow just like your gorgeous eco-warrior baby!
Supplied in a recyclable cardboard box and tied with twine.
Fabulous Zero waste bathroom starter gift set for anyone looking to reduce single-use plastic. This thoughtful earth-friendly gift set contains all the bathroom essentials you will need to start living a more sustainable lifestyle. Supplied in an eco-friendly jute toiletry bag with seed paper gift tag which is handmade from waste cotton and degrades naturally.
A fabulous zero waste kitchen starter kit for those looking for high quality ethically sourced products, to start them on their plastic-free journey. These eco-friendly products are suitable for all your everyday kitchen essentials and are supplied in a cardboard gift box.
Eco-friendly, zero waste shower gift set for anyone looking for a luxurious shower experience whilst reducing single-use plastic in the bathroom. This thoughtful earth-friendly gift set contains 4 shower steamers and a lavender petal soap on a rope; that can be hung in the shower for easy use. Supplied in a brown cardboard box for easy wrapping!
The ultimate Zero waste travel gift set, ideal to take on holiday or use in the home. This thoughtful earth-friendly gift set contains all the travel essentials you will need and there’s room to add a few more bits and bobs. As there are no liquids in this kit it should be safe to take on plane journeys in your hand luggage. Supplied in an eco-friendly jute toiletry bag with seed paper gift tag which is handmade from waste cotton and degrades naturally.
- Himalayan deodorant salt
- Bamboo Toothbrush
- Soap Bag
- Denttabs Toothpaste Tablets with Fluoride pack of 30
- Argan Oil Shampoo Bar All Hair Types
- Olive Oil Face and Body Soap
- Natural Jute Toiletry bag
This card plants a woodland tree in the UK, how amazing is that! This thoughtful, eco-friendly greeting card includes a tree planting certificate with a unique Tree Code enabling you to discover the species, location and planting date of your tree. If you are struggling for the perfect ethical gift…..buy this; it’s a card and an earth-friendly gift all in one!
With this card, you can celebrate key life events by planting a broadleaf tree and making an important environmental contribution. A valuable contribution to wildlife habitats and a gift that will be appreciated for years and years to come.