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15 Plastic Free Christmas Gifts and Gift Ideas

Are you looking for plastic free christmas gifts? Then you've come to the right place! Gifts should be special and come from the heart - after all, Christmas is a time for reflection. That's why thoughtful Christmas gifts that don't use plastic or are sustainable in some other way are doubly enjoyable.

In this article, I would like to introduce you to a few really cool, plastic-free Christmas gifts and gift ideas. There's sure to be something for all children, women and men! Let's go!

  1. Gifts for everyone
  2. Women
  3. Men
  4. Closing words

Tip: Do you already have an advent calendar? You can also make it yourself without plastic - just have a look at the article about the plastic free advent calendar inside.

Cool Christmas gifts without plastic

Even a Christmas gift without plastic can of course be "the wrong gift". To avoid having to exchange or return it later, you should always make sure that your gift idea is the right one. Even though everyone has different wishes, I can give you at least a few ideas here. Plastic-free Christmas gifts for men, women and some unisex gifts Introduce you to creative gift ideas.

Notice: I've categorized the gifts relatively freely based on gut feeling - of course, most of the gifts are basically suitable for all genders 🙂

Plastic-free Christmas presents for everyone

Let's just start with the plastic-free gift ideas that should really put a smile on the face of anyone who gives gifts from the heart. live more sustainably would like to.

1. soulbottle drinking bottle

With your own reusable drinking bottle, you will never have to buy a plastic bottle of expensive water again. Soulbottles is also a company that actively supports environmental protection alongside its own products. Always a cool, plastic-free Christmas present for sure!

Here you can get the Soulbottle at GoodBuy *

2. plastic-free for beginners

Of course, books are also a must under the Christmas tree. This year, I published my first book, which will make a great Christmas present, especially for those who absolutely must go to the plastic free lifestyle want to or should start 😉

You can get my book Plastic-free for beginners here

3. glass straws

Plastic straws are no longer cool and not at all Zero Waste. A reusable and washable alternative are sturdy Glass straws. Maybe this is a cool gift idea for Christmas?

Here you get the Glass straws*

4. solar jar

Unusual? That's exactly why a Solar canning jar a great Christmas present - packed plastic-free! Sonnenglas also provides fair jobs in South Africa and a safe source of light in the townships. A Christmas present that not only makes the recipient happy!

Here you get the sun glass*

5. sustainable living for beginners

I can't help but recommend my new and second book, "Sustainable living for beginners", for your Christmas presents too. In it, you will first learn about the environmental problems of our time and then find out how you can make your everyday life sustainable step by step.

Get the book Sustainable living for beginners here

Notice: All my books are of course sold without the classic plastic wrap.

6. plastic free chewing gums

In many Chewing gum sticks plastic. How about a mint chewing gum without plastic and sugar? This may not be a classic Christmas gift - but the unusual is all the more interesting. The chewing gums can of course also be a good addition to other gift ideas.

Here you get the chewing gums*

7. BRACENET bracelet

The handmade bracelet may not be plastic-free, but it is still a sustainable Christmas gift! Because it is made from fishing nets from the sea and helps to ensure that the Plastic waste from our environment disappears.

Here you get the bracelet*

8. skin color crayons

Pink = skin color? That's no longer up to date - Germany is colorful. Plastic-free colored pencils are always a really cool Christmas present for the kids. And at the same time you are supporting the social projects of the GoVolunteer organization.

Here you get the skin color crayons*

9. fruit and vegetable bags

I've often heard: "Yes, I really must buy these things." - Maybe you can Fruit and vegetable bags 😉 Because otherwise so much plastic waste is often produced by the free little bags with every purchase. Impact and a cool gift in one!

You can get the fruit and vegetable bags here*

Plastic-free Christmas gifts for women

I don't want to overload you with gift ideas for women here - but I can imagine that the following plastic-free Christmas gifts will go down very well with most people.

10. cork yoga block

A gift that will definitely make the recipient think of you during regular training sessions is a Cork yoga block! Is this perhaps also a nice Christmas present idea for you?

Here you get the yoga block from cork*

11. lip balm

Lip balm without perfume, silicones and paraffin and then in a reusable tin? Unfortunately, this is a rarity these days. And that's exactly why it's a lovely, plastic-free Christmas gift for women - and men too, of course.

Here you get lip balm*

12. wooden cutlery set

A cutlery set made of bamboo wood may not necessarily be a Christmas present for women, but either way it's definitely a really cool gift idea. After all, it's an easy way to avoid plastic waste from disposable cutlery when you're out and about!

You can get a good bamboo cutlery set here*

Plastic-free Christmas gifts for men

Here are a few more gift ideas that I think fall into the "men's" category. Of course, you can also find inspiration for plastic-free Christmas gifts for women here.

13. push-up grips

Sustainable sports equipment and training with your own body weight are in high demand - just like the six-pack. These Wooden push-up grips are sustainably produced and do not use plastic from product to shipping.

You can get the push-up grips here*

14. Got Bag Backpack

This backpack is not really plastic-free - but it does reduce plastic waste in the environment. The two founders have built up a network of fishermen who collect the plastic waste from the sea during their daily work. This waste is turned into a great backpack! Certainly a very special Christmas present.

Here you get the Got Bag backpack*

15. wooden shaving brush

This wooden shaving brush is plastic-free and is certainly a cool gift for any man.

Here you get the wooden shaving brush*

Tip: The Store category for plastic-free gifts will certainly also help youin case you don't have all your gifts together yet!

Was there a plastic-free Christmas present for you?

I hope that you have found one or two suitable plastic-free Christmas gifts here and that you are now a little more relaxed during the Christmas rush. If you are still looking for a few gifts or inspiration for Christmas gift ideas, you can simply take a look at the Plastic free store throw

Do you have any other gift ideas, tips or experiences with plastic-free Christmas presents that you would like to share? Then feel free to use the comment function below this post.

Stay sustainable and have a wonderful Christmas season,

Christoph from CareElite - Plastic-free living

PS: Do you already know how you're going to wrap your presents? With the help of the article Wrap gifts plastic freeyou can still do this in a sustainable and natural way.

PPS: In the article about Christmas without plastic you will learn how to survive the Christmas season as plastic-free as possible.

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* Links with asterisks are so-called Affiliate linksIf you click on it and buy something, you automatically and actively support my work with, as I receive a small share of the proceeds - and of course nothing changes in the product price. Many thanks for your support and best regards, Christoph!

Christoph Schulz

Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

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