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If you’re looking for zero waste and eco-friendly gift ideas for women. Check out 40 gift ideas below:

Beauty Gifts

 Solid Shampoo Gift Set

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Ethique make a range of solid shampoo hair sampler kits which make cute gifts. They are vegan, palm oil free and no animal testing.

Cloth make up remover

Make up remover cloths are reusable cloths which easily take away make up with just warm water. It will remove traces of make up including mascara. They can be washed and used over and over again. No longer will she have to buy make up remover in plastic bottles.

Bath Bombs

Give her the gift of a relaxing bath with some bath bombs.  These are 100% natural, organic, and free of harsh chemicals, additives and artificial colors.

EcoTools Start the Day Beautifully Makeup Brush Set

Eco tools make a range of products. The make up brushes are made from recycled aluminium and renewable bamboo.

Bamboo Safety Razor

Help her to get rid of her plastic razors and replace it with a sustainable safety razor made out of bamboo where only the blad e needs replacing.

Bamboo toothbrush, dental floss and cotton buds gift

This set has toothbrushes made from biodegradable and highly renewable bamboo. The set also features eco friendly cotton buds and dental floss. The packaging is not plastic and instead they use a 100% biodegradable ‘eco-wrap’ – made from plant cellulose!

Zero Waste Ideas

If you want to go completely zero waste, here are a few ideas:

Audible subscription from amazon.
Gift her an audible subscription so she can listen to her books on the go rather than have to by print or hard copy versions.

Cinema gift vouchers or tickets
Many cinemas do e gift cards where you can send the gift by e-mail.

Gift Experiences
There are numerous gift experiences.
Virgin Experience Days do e gift cards where you can gift a certain amount of money and she can choose her own gift experience.

Tickets for other events
There are numerous events you can choose to buy tickets for that will suit her personality and interests. They include sporting events, the theatre, concerts and days out.

National Trust or English Heritage membership
If she is keen on history and loves days out, why not get her an annual national trust or English Heritage membership.

Coffee shop vouchers
Buy her a voucher to her favourite coffee shop where she can stop for a well-deserved coffee and cake.

Restaurant visit and vouchers
Another idea is to take her for a meal somewhere eco-friendly. Or buy vouchers so she can go there when she is free.

Eco-Friendly Holiday
There are tons of eco-friendly breaks and holidays away that she may love. Check out the top 5 eco-friendly holidays in the UK.

Gym Membership
Give her the gift of getting fit.

Netflix or other online televsion subscription
Fab so she relax and chill out.

Spotify or amazon music subscription
The perfect zero waste gift for a music lover.

Book her in for a massage or if you are her partner, give her one yourself.


Would she like to travel in a more eco-friendly fashion. Here are some ideas:

Scooters are fab for commuting short distances particularly in and around cities. There are lots of kick scooters available for adults. They are perfect for folding down to get on a bus or a train if needed to.

Or why not get her a new bike for commuting from a to b. Cycling makes a great hobby as well.

Electric Car
If she needs a new car and budget is no object, an electric car would make an awesome gift.

Around the Home

There are many eco-friendly gift sets for around the home.

Eco Egg

The Eco egg give up to 3 years of clean laundry. So with this one gift, you’ll be saving her a ton of money too.

Bamboo chopping board

Does she like to cook? Then she might like a bamboo chopping board. Bamboo is a great material to make things from as it’s highly renewable and biodegradable.

Stainless Steel lunchbox

The lunchbox is perfect for a packed lunch. But it can also be used to store foods in the kitchen when needed reducing the need for cling film and helping to cut down on food waste.

Bamboo Cooking Utensils

Another idea for eco-friendly cook. The utensils are made of bamboo and include a spoon, salad tongs, flat spatula, slotted spoon, and slotted spatula and can be stored in a bamboo holder.

Cotton Bowl Holders

Cotton bowl holders are another way to reduce food waste and eliminate cling film and other plastics in the kitchen.

Bed Shelfie

The bed shelfie is made from eco-friendly bamboo and can easily be attached to the side of the bed without any tools. Use it to keep your phone and other items at hand while you’re in bed.

A potted plant is fab to have in the kitchen. Not only do they look good, they are producing oxygen too!


Eco-Friendly Books

There are all kinds of books to help educate and so you can do your bit to save the environment. Of course, the best option is to buy it as a kindle or audible version.

Live Green

Live Green is a practical guide of 52 changes – one for each week of the year – you can make to your home and lifestyle to reduce your impact on the environment.

How Bad are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything

From a text message to a war, from a Valentine’s rose to a flight or even having a child, How Bad are Bananas? gives us the carbon answers we need and provides plenty of revelations. By talking through a hundred or so items, Mike Berners-Lee sets out to give us a carbon instinct for the footprint of literally anything we do, buy and think about. He helps us pick our battles by laying out the orders of magnitude.

No one is too small to make a big difference by Greta Thunberg.


One of the most famous environmental activists of the moment is Greta Thunberg. This book brings you Greta in her own words, for the first time. Collecting her speeches that have made history across Europe, from the UN to mass street protests.

This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

Extinction Rebellion is a global activist movement of ordinary people, demanding action from Governments. This is a book of truth and action. It has facts to arm you, stories to empower you, pages to fill in and pages to rip out, alongside instructions on how to rebel – from organising a roadblock to facing arrest.

By the time you finish this book you will have become an Extinction Rebellion activist. Act now before it’s too late.

There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years

There is No Planet B maps it out in an accessible and entertaining way, filled with astonishing facts and analysis. For the first time you’ll find big-picture perspective on the environmental and economic challenges of the day laid out in one place, and traced through to the underlying roots – questions of how we live and think. This book will shock you, surprise you – and then make you laugh.

Out And About

Reusable Water Bottle

Perfect for the gym, sports, exercise and just when you’re out for the day. The Chillis water bottle keeps cold liquids cold for 24 hours and hot liquids hot for 12. Great for use in winter and summer. Stylish designs too.

Bamboo Utensils Set

No more plastic utensils need to be used for lunches out with a portable bamboo utensils set.

Fold Up Shopping Bag

There are some truly stylish bags that fold up and will easily fit in her handbag or even a pocket when shopping. It means she never has to rely on a plastic bag again.

Charitable Giving

Give charitable gifts isn’t for everybody. But they are good for certain people or occasions. For example, teachers may apprecite a gift for charity instead of another box of chocolate or gift of wine.

Save the Children
Save the children have a virtual gift shop where you can email the gifts or print them off as well as receive a gift card.

Adopt an Animal
The world wildlife fund allow you to adopt an animal as a gift.

Oxfam also offer a virtual gift shop.