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9 luxurious sustainable Irish gifts for a guilt-free Christmas

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9 luxurious sustainable Irish gifts for a guilt-free Christmas

We’re all doing our best to live an eco-friendlier life, but Christmas can be a tricky time to navigate the sustainability waters, what with wrapping paper, gift packaging, and postage. Here are some sustainable gift ideas to please the eco-warrior in your life, and, since they’re all available in Ireland, reduce your carbon footprint.


F**k Plastic: 101 ways to free yourself from plastic and save the world, €10

This book is just one of many household items you’ll find at the Conscious Christmas Store on Fade Street The pop-up store is a collaboration between The Kind, and eco toy company Jiminy, two Irish companies working towards a more sustainable way of consumption and living. As well as F*** Plastic, the zero waste store stocks cotton facial rounds, bamboo toothbrushes, and vegan leather lunch bags. Fade Street, Dublin 2

Recycled Wrapping Paper, from €1.60

Jiminy was created by Sharon and Suzanne, two proud Dublin mammies who wanted to make it easier to get guilt-free and worry-free craft supplies for kids. They’re available online and at St Anne’s Park Saturday market. Have heaps of fun with the kids wrapping gifts with these fun patterns, and feel 100% guilt-free. jiminy.ie

Industrial Book End Holders, €60

 

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Love these book end holders!

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Kopper Kreation is an industrial homewares brand that uses reclaimed and recycled copper, steel and brass materials to create unique and eye-catching homewares. Dubliner Emmet Bosonnet is the creator and founder. These book-end holders are a stylish and unique gift for a new homeowner looking to spruce up their living room. kopperkreation.com

The Long Set Pyjamas, €198 

 

A luxury gift for someone who loves a lazy Sunday. These 100% cotton PJs are from Irish brand Moon and Mellow. Each item is manufactured in Portugal, where every piece of fabric is sustainably produced, and they arrive in beautifully designed sustainable packaging for that extra special gift. moonandmellow.com

Wild Wreath, €65

 

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Our wild wreath is now available for preorder! Can be hung inside or out ?

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A gorgeous gift to hang inside or outside, this wild wreath from The Crate is handmade using Irish-grown eucalyptus, pine and hemlock. Dried florals and grasses add texture, while birch branches create a wild look. An ideal gift for someone who loves Christmas, but hates the commercial aspect. An organic, beautiful gift, that you can even learn to do yourself in one of The Crate’s workshops. thecrate.ie

Bath and Shower Oil Duo Gift Set, €64

These luxurious oils will infuse the skin and soothe the senses, ideal for winter season when our skin is prone to dryness and irritation. Infused with seaweed extract, these VOYA bathing oils will help protect the skin and boost hydration levels. This gift set contains Moonlight Moments Bath and Shower Oil 50ml and Original Aroma Bath and Shower Oil 50ml for the ultimate relaxation experience. Beauty lovers will be drawn to VOYA products for its high-end skincare, but also its organic ingredients. voya.ie

Organic Facial Gift Set For Him, €40

The perfect gift for the man who keeps stealing your moisturiser! This gift set will ensure his skin is healthy, hydrated, and irritant-free. As with all VOYA products, all ingredients are ethically sourced, and packaging is fully recyclable. voya.ie

My Goodness Food

This Cork-based vegan food company provides power bars, cakes, kefir and kombucha bottles, mung and lentil sprouts, activated savoury seeds and probiotic drinks. Catch them online for an out-of-the-box gift this Christmas, or find them at a farmers’ market stall in Cork. mygoodnessfood.com

Echlinville Gin Gift Set, €60

Echlinville is a grain to glass sustainable gin brewed in Newtownards in the Ards Peninsula. Every crop is sourced from the family farm, while the distillery is on site. Fully recycled glass is used. echlinville.com

 

VOYA is every beauty lover’s one-stop shop for indulgent and sophisticated skincare products. Take some ‘me-time’ this Chrsistmas and treat yourself, or a loved one, to luxury gifts that will see them through winter and beyond. Shop the VOYA Christmas collection online now.

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