The pebble ethical Christmas stocking guide
Ho, ho, ho! Christmas is coming so it's time for our stocking guide for ethical Christmas presents. Make this year a Christmas you give good gifts with these suggestions from some of our favourite sustainable brands. Roll on Christmas morning.
Thu 8 Nov 2018
13 ethical Christmas stocking filler ideas
Lip & Hand Balm kit, £12
Made For Life Organics have several pretty kits for Christmas stockings, packed full of handy essentials, that come in recyclable packaging with all organic ingredients. Keep lips and hands super soft with these rich balms.
Key wrap, £25
Billy Tannery's gorgeous artisan made key wrap is made of offcuts of goat leather, that itself is a waste product - but one that this UK brand has turned into a booming leather goods business. It comes in four colours all with gunmetal fastenings and is perfect for guys' stocking presents.
Mini Discovery kit, £50
This year we bet you'll need vegan Christmas stocking presents. We're loving the Mini Discovery set from Bodhi & Birch, which includes the best of their Superfood vegan-friendly skincare series. Say hello to Avo Bao Cleansing Balm, Tomato Seed Cleansing Oil, Lemon Water Hydrosol Tonic, Renshen Root Exfoliant & Mask, Super25 Botanical Serum and an organic cotton Cleansing Cloth.
Festive honey, £8.95
Christmas can always be sweeter and who wouldn't to find a pot of this fabulous Festive Honey from Black Bee Honey in their stockings? Made from bees in the New Forest, these little guys have been fed on ivy, which is thought to have healing properties. The British black bee has nearly died out but efforts are being made to re-establish it, like making single origin delicious honey.
Oral Care gift set, £19.90
Organic cotton lunchbag, £16.20
Give the gift of a plastic free lunch with these gorgeous Scandi designed organic cotton lunch bags, available at Chalk & Moss. They're made ethically in India and they come in white, blue and black and are washable and breathable.
Mulled wine spices, £3.85
Organic spice brand Steenbergs have created this superb stocking filler for wine lovers. This Mulled Wine spice pack has four sachets of an Fairtrade, organic spice that's hand-blended in Yorkshire with a bag also made in the UK. Jazz up red wine this festive season with the mix of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger and coriander.
Chocolate box, £30
One of our favourite ethical chocolate brands, Eat Your Hat, brings together seven dark and milk organic and Fairtrade chocolate bars in a book-inspired Volume 1 Collection. It's the perfect companion for a rainy day armchair read with no work to do and nowhere to be. Save the Milk Choc with Sri Lankan Cardamom for sharing.
Insulated bottle, £30
The clever dudes at Dopper are making Christmas count this year with a clever insulated version of their bottle. All Dopper bottles include a cup within the clever design of the bottle and the insulated version is no different. It'll keep hot drinks hot for nine hours and cold drinks cool for 24. Everything is BPA and phthalate free too.
Sleep Box, £16.50
Handmade organic beauty brand, Help Me Organics, has put together a cute It's Way Past My Bedtime box to help the most restless have a quieter night. A room spray, candle and essential oil blend have been created to help you drift off, with lavender, Melissa Leaf and witchhazel.
Eye pillow, £15
Soothe frazzled souls with this wonderful handmade linen eye pillow from Blasta Henriet filled with British wheat. Use it hot or cold to revive tired eyes and fuzzy heads or use it in your yoga practise to block out the light.
It's not Christmas without socks and one of our go-to ethical brands is Thought, with their super-soft bamboo socks. These Christmas packs feature winter-y patterns and tones and the multipacks come in cute Christmas boxes. Plus for every pair bought in December, a pair will be donated to the British Red Cross to support refugees and asylum seekers in London.
Lemon & avocado shampoo bar, £6
Hard shampoo bars are perfect stoking presents so you can kick off 2019 with plastic free clean hair. We're loving shampoo bar from Living Naturally available at ethical store Mi Apparel. It is vegan-friendly and palm oil free and sensitive to all hair types.