Decorations, food, holiday activities, and of course…the gifts! There’s a lot to think about for Christmas, so take the stress out of gift shopping and check out the range of ethical and eco-friendly gifts from our ING Dreamstarter online store.
Not only are there a great selection of awesome gifts to suit any personality, but by purchasing one of these gifts you’ll also create a positive social or environmental impact. All of our gifts are created by a bunch of inspiring social entrepreneurs who are committed to making positive change in the world – from swimwear reducing ocean plastics, to foods keeping indigenous traditions alive.
For the adventurers
Got someone in your life that lives for the outdoors? Help them make their next camping trip or summer picnic a stylish one with the wonderfully soft but strong Seljak Brand blanket.
Australians send 0.5 million tonnes of clothing into landfill each year, so this is a great gift for sustainable adventurers!Darren Robertson
The blankets are made from 70% recycled Australian merino wool and a 30% blend of recycled alpaca, mohair and a touch of polyester to help put a stop to so much clothing material going to landfill every year.
It’s also perfect for just cosying up at home!
For the fashionistas
Wrap up the gift of style with a hat from Will & Bear. The 100% wool and straw hats helps you forget fast fashion and make a style statement for life.
I absolutely love my hat from Will and Bear, and it makes me feel good that they plant 10 trees for every hat! Magdalena Roze
What’s more, after a little over 1 year of trading Will and Bear has planted over 40,000 trees.
The perfect Christmas gift for a kick-ass scarf lover or cancer warrior. Started by cancer-fighting fearless founder Emily Somers to help others brave the world of cancer – and beat it – these scarves feature illustrations from some of Australia’s most talented designers. Jennifer Nini
For the unwinders
How about a tasty addition to afternoon tea? Crema Joe stainless steel coffee pods create delicious coffee, and they’re reusable! And given Australians dispose of 3 million coffee pods a day, these little pods can help fight this wastage and ensure you get a great brew at the same time!
The perfect Christmas gifts for anyone looking to live a bit more ethically. I’m stocking up for my family! Sam Harris
Or try some tea made with native ingredient and a unique Indigenous flavours from Warndu, such as river mint and ant or strawberry gum and elderflower. The tea is made using traditional indigenous practices, traditions that Warndu is working to keep alive and thriving in the modern world.
For the beachgoers
We all know that person who spends more time at the beach than anywhere else. With their passion for the ocean, they’ll love a gift that reduces the amount of plastic and pollution that goes into the water.
These Surf Socks are awesome Chrissy presents for anyone who likes to get salty, reduce waste and help clean up our planet at the same time. Laura Wells
For the surfers, give them a Surf Sock, which will help them get their wetsuit on faster and is made from sail offcuts destined for landfill. There are also OceanZen bikinis, which are made from an innovative fabric derived from old fishing nets and ocean plastic debris.
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