I love zero-waste gift giving! I love giving gifts to family and friends knowing that they’re not going to sit in a drawer or a cupboard for months and months on end. I’m such a fan of gifting experiences and ‘making memories’ presents – it always feels much more personal and thoughtful.

Here are 101 zero waste gift ideas everyone will love that not only make memorable gifts but also help save the planet!

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101 Zero Waste Gift Ideas

  1. Concert Tickets
  2. Experience Day Gift Cards
  3. Stainless Steel Straws
  4. Audible Membership
  5. Digital Magazine Subscription
  6. Plants
  7. Books
  8. Netflix
  9. Online Course Membership e.g. ALISON, ShareSkill, Udemy
  10. Netflix
  11. Candles (non-toxic, non-carcinogenic kind, The Very Good Candle Co are my favourite)
  12. Homemade Food Hamper
  13. Homemade Sweets/Cake
  14. Homemade Bread
  15. Bamboo Travel Utensils
  16. Bamboo Toothbrush (maybe more a stocking filler! And for someone you know wouldn’t take it the wrong way.)
  17. Crocheted Mittens, scarves, hats
  18. Package Free Soap
  19. Gym Membership
  20. Dance Lessons
  21. Cooking Lessons
  22. Piece of Art 
  23. Personalised DIY Coupons (e.g. free cups of coffee for 1 day, unlimited hugs etc)
  24. Fountain Pen
  25. Homemade Quilt
  26. Museum Tickets 
  27. Reusable Travel Mug
  28. Reusable Water Bottle
  29. Bees Wax Wraps
  30. Gift Certificate for family photos
  31. Bulk Coffee
  32. Bulk loose tea leaves
  33. Save the Ocean Bracelet
  34. Board Games
  35. National Parks Passport
  36. Movie Passes
  37. Library Card
  38. Theme Park Passes
  39. Bath Salts
  40. Bath Lotions
  41. Money
  42. Handmade Socks
  43. Homemade Jams and Jellies
  44. Tickets to Ballet
  45. Bamboo Gym Wear
  46. Jar of Trail Mix (Nuts and Fruit)
  47. Homemade Chocolates
  48. DIY Wooden Toys
  49. Guitar Lessons
  50. Gardening Seeds
  51. Grow your own DIY Kit
  52. Ice Skating Tickets
  53. Winery/Brewery Tour
  54. Sugar Scrubs
  55. Homemade Perfume/Cologne
  56. Bath Bombs
  57. Reusable Shopping Bags
  58. Shampoo and Conditioner (Ethique is a great non-toxic brand)
  59. Donate to charity on their behalf
  60. Sports Tickets
  61. Yoga classes
  62. Reusable Coffee Cups (Frank Green)
  63. Toy Library Subscription
  64. Homemade non-toxic Play-Doh
  65. Scuba Lessons
  66. Reusable Cloth Napkins
  67. Homemade Cookies
  68. Homemade Salsa
  69. Restaurant Gift Certificate
  70. Massage Gift Experience
  71. Fruit and Nut Basket
  72. Homemade Cosmetics and Lip Balm
  73. Safety Razor
  74. Stainless Steel Food Container
  75. Cleaning Services
  76. Gardening Services
  77. Homemade Pet Treats
  78. Homemade Hot Sauce
  79. Guitar Lessons
  80. Local Pottery
  81. Compost Bin
  82. Homemade Spice Blends
  83. Piano Lessons
  84. Guided Tours
  85. Alcohol – recycle the glass
  86. DIY Cookies in a Jar
  87. Homemade Soup Mix Kit
  88. Camping Smores Kit
  89. Second Hand Tent for Camping
  90. Wind-up Torch
  91. Organic Bamboo Cutting Board
  92. Stainless Steel Kitchen Knife Set
  93. Homemade Hot Cocoa in a Jar
  94. Infused Olive Oils
  95. Brownie Mix in a Jar
  96. Homemade Crayons for Kids
  97. Bus or Train Passes
  98. Christmas Light Tour
  99. Homemade Caramel Sauce
  100. Cotton Make-up Removal Pads
  101. Spend time together!

I hope you loved this round-up of 101 zero waste gift ideas everyone will love!

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