Sustainable Wedding Gift List: 10 Eco-Friendly Picks
Do you want to build a sustainable wedding gift list? You’ve come to the right place! Get started with our top 10 eco-friendly gift picks.
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Thinking about using your wedding gift list to help you live more sustainably? Well, you're in the right place! We've rounded up 10 of our favourite eco-friendly gifts to inspire you. And it's not just reusable cups and metal straws that we have in mind. Our top sustainable picks are from brands paving the way in innovative design, from colour and form to material.
The Rowley Ripple Watering Can, Haws
Why not add a stylish watering can to help you grow your own vegetables? The Rowley Ripple Watering Can from Haws is perfectly balanced with a long curved spout for pinpoint accuracy. Its removable oval non-drip brass rose makes it ideal for watering delicate seedlings, small plants and pots.
If you're green-thumbed, this environmentally friendly gift does more than keep your garden happy. 'Haws for the cause' is Haws' commitment to the great outdoors. Along with building watering cans that last and ensuring that all their packaging is recyclable, Haws also donates a percentage of their profits to environmental initiatives, such as tackling deforestation.
Mixed Case of Wines, Amie
Amie have partnered with charity: water to help bring clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. The Mixed Case of Wines from amie is the perfect gift for the aspiring sommelier or couple who loves to host. It includes three delicious wines, an ultra-crisp white wine with aromatic fruit flavours, a fresh and vibrant rosé and an incredibly well-rounded and elegant red. Plus, it's delivered straight to your door. For every online order, amie donates £1 to charity: water.
The Bella Collection, Mila London
Built on quality, sustainability and connection, Mila London creates beautiful textiles inspired by classic styles with a contemporary twist. They are dedicated to zero-waste, using any left-over fabrics to make their reusable cloth bags. The Bella Collection is inspired by traditional Dutch pottery, and boasts country charm and a nostalgic finish in timeless shades of blue.
Indigo Drop Dinnerware, Nkuku
With a passion for travel and culture, every product from Nkuku tells a unique story. They work with independent businesses, fair trade enterprises and social projects, supporting global artisans and their craft. They are purposeful in their approach to materials, choosing only natural and sustainable fibres. Through their beautiful collections, they prove that sustainable design does not need to compromise on style or function.
The Indigo Drop Collection from Nkuku embodies these values. Hand painted by skilled artisans in Vietnam, this dinnerware collection features delicate droplets in an inky indigo hue, perfect for laid-back, al fresco gatherings.
Charity Donation, Greenpeace
From fighting for renewable energy sources, cleaner oceans and sustainable fishing to banning the use of palm oil, Greenpeace is a charity invested in protecting our natural world for future generations. Help Greenpeace fight for these causes by adding a charity donation to your gift list. Your wedding guests will love contributing to a charity close to your heart, knowing that they, too, will be helping to make an environmental difference.
Pelagus Collection, Skagerak
With a distinctive Scandinavian style, Skagerak focuses on creating high-quality furniture which lasts for generations. They have paved the way for sustainable furniture production since 1976. Working with skilled artisans, they combine beautiful and functional design with responsible production, from maintaining a transparent supply chain to sustainable wood sourcing.
The Pelagus Collection is a wonderful example of the way Skagerak fuses beauty, function and responsible design. Highly versatile and comfortable, the collection consists of outdoor seating solutions which can adapt to changing environments.
Herb Garden Assorted 3 Pack, Bee's Wrap
Ingenious and growing steadily in popularty, Bee's Wrap is the perfect plastic-free wedding gift. Bee's wrap tackles plastic pollution by creating a practical alternative to products such as cling film. Their food wraps, made from organic cotton, beeswax, plant oil and tree resin, are plastic and silicone free. They are also naturally compostable. Use Bee's Wrap to cover foods, pack sandwiches, and keep perishables fresh. It's a small swap you can make that will make a big environmental difference.
The Canopy Collection, LSA International
Purveyors of handmade glassware, LSA International is a family-run business inspired by how people live. They have a carefully considered approach to design, ensuring the homeware they create lasts in style and quality. Canopy, their collection developed in collaboration with the Eden Project, addresses the environmental concerns surrounding single-use plastics, water conservation and plant preservation. The outcome is a selection of beautiful handmade products made from recycled glass.
Azul Jug & Tumbler, Late Afternoon
Late Afternoon is a curated collection of beautiful homeware products expertly designed to last. In addition to their in-house collections, Late Afternoon works with local artisans and family businesses to support their trade and highlight the unique talent involved in traditional craftsmanship.
The Azul Jug and Tumbler, part of the Sobremesa collection, is sourced from Granada. Here, Late Afternoon has worked with ceramic artists from a family business who have mastered the centuries-old tradition of painted pottery, known as fajalauza. The Azul Glassware features a stripped-back and contemporary design based on a craft over 100 years old.
Sandra Woven Placemats, The Colombia Collective
The Colombia Collective works directly with over 800 artisans from communities across Colombia. Each community tells a story of culture and identity, told through the unique craftsmanship of their artisans. The result is a stunning collection of hand-made homewares.
The Sandra Woven Placemats have been handwoven by the women of Usiacuri, a tiny town in northern Colombia. Made from traditional Iraca Palm, the placemats feature a beautifully intricate design. Perfect for both casual and formal dining.
From choosing eco-friendly gifts to reducing waste by getting the presents you really want, there are many ways to build a sustainable wedding gift list. You can also think about ways to be kinder to the planet throughout your wedding planning journey! We LOVE this eco-friendly wedding from Rock My Wedding, which shows how you can support local suppliers, hire decor items and still throw the most magical big day.Start Your Gift List