Christmas is fast approaching and this year you may be hunting for eco-friendly gifts for the camping fanatic in your life. Christmas (and in particular Christmas gifts) can prove a challenge but we’ve complied a list of 5 sustainable camping related Christmas gifts for every budget, proving that being conscious of your impact on the earth doesn’t have to mean gifting rubbish presents at Christmas.
Recycled plastic rug – £42 – £57
These gorgeous eco-friendly rugs offer a soft-textured experience underfoot with a durability that will amaze you. They are water/mould-resistant and easy to clean making them a practical choice for camping. They come in a wide range of sizes, in vibrant colours and funky designs (all fully reversible offering two looks in one).
Jumbo recycled storage bag – £4.99
This jumbo recycled storage bag is practical and durable. Ideal for bedding, clothes, kids paraphernalia and much more it has a super cute all over animal print and is made from recycled plastic bottles. It has a zip fastening and strong woven nylon handles and can also be folded away when empty for easy storage and at just £4.99 it makes a great stocking filler or Secret Santa gift.
Bamboo travel cutlery set – £9,49
Bamboo is such an environmentally friendly wood, perfect for flatware cutlery kits. It is a soft wood that consumes very little water compared to hard woods, and is naturally anti bacterial and biodegradable. Did you know you can biodegrade the bamboo used in travel cutlery sets in as little as 6 weeks? What a fantastic alternative to single use plastic disposable cutlery.
BeeWrap set – £12.00
Made from 100% cotton, beeswax, pine rosin and a touch of Jojoba oil, BeeWraps are the ideal alternative to foil and clingfilm. They are beautifully natural and a great way to wrap your food over and over again without any toxins leaching into your food as they do with plastics. Perfect for sandwiches, fruit, cheese, fresh bread – in fact, everywhere you would normally use plastic.
Vaude Navajo sleeping bag – £82.99
Made from environmentally friendly materials using energy-efficient, resource-conserving methods, this sleeping bag doubles as a blanket/quilt and is soft, warm, versatile and very well-designed.
Choosing a greener option this Christmas will mean that your gifts will not cost the earth – literally!