The G+S-approved conscious gift guide
30 good-for-everyone gift ideas
After the perfect gift that’s good for you and the planet? Look no further than our conscious christmas gift guide that covers the entire family.
An all-purpose balm perfect for the beach bag or handbag.
These sunnies are made locally in Sydney using a single recycled plastic bottle. They are the brainchild of father a father and sons duo determined to untrash the planet, and there’s a lot to love about that.
Encourage the creativity for young and old with these beautiful notebooks made from 100 per cent recycled and chlorine and acid free designs. Made in Brisbane from soy-based inks, they come in a wonderful range of beautiful prints.
It’s the definition of feel-good chocolate, from its biodegradable wrappers to its fairtrade organic chocolate, we love Loving Earth for its 360 degree approach to sustainability. Plus it’s launched the perfect stocking filler in its assorted bon bons.
Perfect for that Christmas morning swim, these boardshorts are crafted from eight recycled plastic bottles. They are soft and quick drying, what’s more not to love?
We are big fans of Nagnata’s focus on moving towards natural fibres – both from a sustainability point of view and from a health point of view (our skin is our largest organ and dermal absorption means that chemicals from our clothing can enter our system).
Who doesn’t love fresh organic bath towels, a beautiful gift for anyone! Kobn is a recent discovery of ours, all their towels are designed in Australia and sustainably made in Turkey by a family run mill. Plus $1 of your purchase goes to the charity of your choice with i-change.
We are thoroughly enjoying the new wave of add water tablet and powder personal care products, Baresop is a new kid on the block and we couldn’t be happier to add it to our gift list.
Made from ethically sourced, sustainable materialism these classic treads with an ‘80s twist are our pick when it comes to men’s footwear this season.
Luxuriate in this beautiful face and body oil with hyalurnonic acid, the newest addition to the Emma Lewisham Illuminating range. The New Zealand-based natural beauty brand became the world’s first carbon positive beauty brand, making it a total winner for us.
This mixed pack from sustainable winemaker platform Not Wasted is perfect for anyone interested in organic, orange and biodynamic wines. Sign up to their newsletter to find out when their new wine subscription service kicks off.
Each Jemimah creation is handmade in Sydney, using a range of dead stock fabric with a limited run of pieces. We’re eyeing off this whimsical piece for summer lunches.
A pioneer in zero-waste beauty, Flavedo & Albedo is fast gaining cult status and for good reason. Not only is the company passionate about eliminating plastic, it’s high performance, fun makeup is hard to beat. We love their holiday gifting sets, run don’t walk.
Whether it’s for the gym or the streets, these recycled sneakers from Veja will go down a treat.
We know that plants are important. But plants don’t just passively provide. They also take action. This is an exploration of how plant behaviour and adaptation offer valuable insights for human thriving. A quirky gift idea for the garden lover.
We have loved many aspects of the slower life over the last 18 months, this embroidery kit sums up everything that’s great about simple living.
In our opinion, you can’t go past a classic Bassike tee for the loved ones in our lives. Whatever the colour they are always on high rotation in our wardrobes.
All the products needed to maintain happy and healthy plants. Great for both the beginner gardeners and established green thumbs in your life.
A summer time essential, this pal straw wide brim hat isn’t just ethically made, the brand also plants 10 trees for every hat sold.
Choose from a variety of causes including bush fire relief, drought relief, domestic and family violence, and Indigenous support. The part we love is that 100 per cent of your donation will be used to purchase essential items for your chosen cause.
This is a beautiful, sensory gift of storytelling that features historical and contemporary pictures, and artwork by leading Indigenous artists; and a compilation of Indigenous stories providing a fascinating insight into traditional and contemporary Aboriginal childhood.
These are a revelation, made from 100 per cent silicon (ie sand) Scrunch buckets and accessories (they do gardening pots too) are foldable and recyclable. Because what beach holiday is complete without a bucket and spade?
Every time Park makes a football, it removes 5kg of Co2. And for every ball purchased, a ball is donated to a child in need. It’s feel-good all round.
What kids don’t love a set of crayons?! Go greener with these eco crayons in the shape of leaves. They’re made from plant-based ingredients and are palm oil free.
Forget plastic, this beautiful wooden tea set will be cherished forever and is durable enough to be passed on to siblings, cousins or friends.
This chocolate flavoured lip balm in a home compostable tube isn’t just a game-changer from a planet-friendly perspective, it’s also a fun and practical gift for kids.
A perfect little package containing five different flower seeds, with each variety chosen for the way it interacts with the other four in the kit. Includes labels, propagating peat plugs and compostable propagating pots.
While a blow-up pool might not sound the most friendly thing for the environment, these pools are made from biodegradable TPU plastic (Thermoplastic polyurethane) and use zero solvents in their making.
This book is a beautiful conversation starter for children and the environment. It’s beautifully illustrated and wonderfully practical.