Our Favourite Christmas Gift Ideas for 2021

From a huge selection of ethically sourced, handmade Christmas decorations, to sustainable Charity Christmas cards, we’ve got everything you need for an ethical Christmas here at Traidcraft.

That’s not forgetting our huge range of Christmas gifts for all of your family and friends. Need some inspiration? Take a look below at our ethical Christmas gift guide to discover Christmas gifts you’ll be proud to give. Gift an eco-friendly, fair trade, sustainable, recycled, or reclaimed Christmas gift this year and know you’re avoiding mass consumerism and helping to empower the lives of artisans and growers around the world.

Gifts for Him

We’ve got every ethical gift you could possibly dream of for the main men in your life. From handknit sweaters with matching beanie hats, to vegan guitar straps made from recycled bicycle tyre inners, we can guarantee he will be delighted to receive any of these ethical gifts under his tree this year.

A. Traidcraft Rich Roast Fresh Ground Coffee and Mint Dark Chocolate Gift Set 58684 £7.99 (1 x 100g, 1 x 227g)
B. Recycled Leather Black Journal with Lined & Plain Paper (62 pages, 80 GSM, 13 x 21cm) Lined and plain paper content. 10535 £10.99
C. Chocolate Chip Beer Biscuits 10481 (450g) £4.99
D. Thought Men’s Bamboo and Organic Cotton Blend Jacques Racing Car Socks - Pack of Two 10632 £12.95
E. Men’s Yukon Sweater Charcoal £69.95 Medium/Large 10469 Large/XL 10470
F. Ngwenya 100% Recycled Tumbler Glasses Set of 2. (H8.8cm, holds 400ml) 10101 £18
G. Men’s Donegal Bobble Beanie Grey 10471 £15.95
H. Eswatini Christmas Trio Gift Set Gift Set includes: Peach and Ginger Jam, Mixed Fruit Chutney and Orange Cinnamon Marmalade . 31860 (1 x 300g, 2 x 340g) £11.99
I. 100% Recycled Inner Tube Guitar Strap (L136 x W6.5cm) 10407 £24 Guitar not included. J. Mango Wood Dominoes Set (15.5 x 5.5 x 4.5cm) 10555 £16.99
K. Men’s 100% Organic Cotton Check Pyjamas £49.95 Small 10500 | Medium 10501 Large 10502 | XL 10503
L. 100% Recycled Bicycle Inner Tube Washbag (H11 x L24 x W13cm) 10018 £18
M. Men’s Donegal Sofa Socks Grey 10482 £15.95

Gifts for Her

From handmade homewares and sustainable wardrobe updates that will last her season after season, browse through our sustainable gifts for her to select the most perfect gift to give the ladies in your life this Christmas.

A. Peacock Shawl 10468 (210 x 74cm) £59.95
B. Glen Tweed Gloves (9 x 25.5cm) 10523 £15.99
C. Grey Voyage Alice Backpack (28 x 30cm) 10514 £31.99
D. Rainbow Jute Shopper 10547 (30 x 30 x 20cm) £6.99
E. Foxes Sofa Socks 10464 £19.95
F. Women’s 100% Organic Cotton Check Pyjamas £49.95 Small 10492 | Medium 10493 | Large 10494 | XL 10495
G. San Clemente Throw (158 x 114 x 1cm) 10472 £99.95
H. Nobunto Damisi Hand Painted Candles - Short x 3 (7 x 15 x 5cm) 10548 £16.99
I. Nablus Olive Oil Soap Gift Pack 10342 (4 x 100g) £14.75
J. Teal Velvet Jewellery Roll 10513 £13.99

Gifts for Children

Teaching the little ones about the message of fair trade can be a tough topic, so why not let Santa pop an ethical pressie in their stocking this year, so they can see a real life example of fair trade in action? From 100% Organic cotton pyjamas, to handknit woolly hats and Divine chocolate advent calendars, we’ve everything for a fair trade run up to Christmas.

A. Divine Dark Chocolate Advent Calendar 32082 (85g) £4.99

B. Divine Milk Chocolate Advent Calendar 40264 (85g) £4.99
C. Advent Calendar 10434 (19.4 x 19.4cm) £2.95
D. Kids Fox Bobble Beanie 10465 £15.95
E. Thought Children’s Bamboo and Organic Cotton Blend Rainbow Socks in Gift Box - Pack of Seven £29.95 Size 2 - 3 Years 10682 Size 4 - 6 Years 10683 Size 7 - 9 Years 10684
F. Elephant Children’s Backpack (18 x 21cm) Colours Vary. 66724 £14.99 G. Owl Children’s Shoulder Bag (24cm) Colours Vary. 66220 £9.95
H. 100% Recycled Bicycle Inner Tube Pencil Case (L22.5 x H8.5cm) 10024 £9.50
I. Meaningful Chocolate Company Christingle Orange Milk Chocolate 10533 (50g) £3.50 J. Penguin Purse 10515 (10 x 12cm) £9.99 K. Children’s 100% Organic Cotton Floral Pyjamas £29.95 Age 2 - 3 10504 Age 4 - 5 10505 Age 6 - 7 10502 L. Sheesham Wood Owl Puzzle Box (4.5 x 10.5 x 7.5cm) 10556 £15
M. Divine Milk Chocolate Gold Coins 68762 (65g) £2.20

Gifts for Foodies

For those in your life who are notoriously difficult to buy for, you can’t go wrong with an ethical foodie gift. We’ve got Eat Your Hat coffee sets coming in eye-catching, sustainable wooden gift boxes, beer bread making kits, and a whole range of glasses and drinks coolers made from 100% recycled glass. Take your pick from our foodie gifts – no one could possibly be disappointed unwrapping any of these on Christmas morning.

A. Divine Chocolate Tasting Set 51940 (1 x 180g, 12 x 15g bars) £6
B. Eat Your Hat Coffee Gift Set Contains the four Eat Your Hat ground coffees. UK sustainably-sourced wooden gift boxes. 59292 (4 x 200g) £25
C. Ngwenya 100% Recycled Glass Drink Cooler with Ice Holder (H29cm, holds 1,100ml) 10102 £50
D. Recycled Classic Wine Glasses Set of 4. (H15cm) 57374 £19.95
E. Espresso Mushroom Pearl Oyster Kitchen Garden 10011 £18.95
F. Rainbow Rice Husk Cup 10545 (400ml) £9.95
G. Just5 Organic Multipack 10699 (8 x 40g) £10
H. Divine White Chocolate & Strawberry Hearts 61896 (80g) £4
I. Olive & Rosemary Beer Bread 68652 (450g) £4.99 J. Zaitoun by Yasmin Khan Cookbook 56382 £26 K. Meru Triple Gift Set Gift Set includes: Tomato & Chilli Sauce, Pineapple Jam, Papaya & Lemon Jam. 10480 (1 x 295g, 2 x 330g) £11.99
L. Traidcraft Chocolate Ultimate Collection 10189 £20.50 (6 x 100g, 1 x 90g)
M. Traidcraft Organic Ethiopia Oromiya Fresh Ground Coffee A delicate and fresh medium roast coffee. 64252 (227g) £4.35


Has our ethical Christmas Gift Guide inspired you to make this festive season a fair trade, handmade Christmas? Don’t forget to add an ethical element to your gift wrappingcharity Christmas cards, and delicious festive food and Christmas hampers too!