4 Sustainable Gift Boxes to Treat the Special People in Your Life

Kira Simpson

It’s hard to beat that little jolt of pleasure that comes from selecting a truly perfect gift that you just know the recipient will love.

But the thought of endlessly trawling websites and wandering department store makes you want to skip the gifting altogether. That’s where a curated gift box comes in.

These ethically minded companies have done the hard work for you by carefully sourcing and styling these gorgeously curated hampers that help support local businesses in a sustainable way.

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Curated with conscience ethical Christmas gift boxes
ethical gift boxes and hampers

1. The Wholesome Gift Box

The Wholesome Gift Box is a boutique online gift box business run out of founder, Sarah Watts’s, home base in the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.

Carefully curated gift boxes filled with ethical, sustainable and handmade goodies from Australian brands, that are good for you and the planet.

To bring her passion to life, Sarah has created partnerships with many well-known Australian brands that share her ethos of delivering products that are good for the environment as well as body, mind, and soul.

They have a gorgeous selection of gift boxes from mum and baby and home essentials to self-care packages and specialised Christmas hampers. Use the code GREENHUB10 for 10% off.

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Plants in a box sustainable Christmas gift ideas

2. Plants in a Box

Whether you’re giving your mum, your bestie, need a gift for your kid’s teacher, you can’t go wrong with plants. Specifically, plants in a box.

“Cheerful little plants, couriered right to your backyard.”

Plants in a Box is your one-stop-shop for everything green gifting. They have everything from cute DIY indoor plant kits to assorted succulent gift boxes. Plus they have a huge range of garden accessories like stylish watering cans and clipper sure to satisfy any plan-lover.

The best part is they deliver Australia-wide so even you if you can’t be with your favourite people this Christmas, you can at least send them a thoughtful living gift.

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Nourished Life beauty subscription box

3. Nourished Life

A beautiful gift box curated by one of the leaders on the natural beauty space? Yes, please!

The Nourished Life Beauty Box features travel-size and samples from cult natural skincare brands like Andalou, Dr Hauschka, Weleda to homegrown favourites Black Chicken and Eco Modern Essentials, to eco-friendly home must-haves.

“Our natural beauty box makes it easier than ever to find your new favourite product or brand, stock up on travel-sized beauty essentials, or simply try before you buy.”

The subscription boxes are available as a one-off, or month to month, with 3 and 12-month options.

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Curated with conscience ethical gift hampers

4. Curated With Conscience

Curated With Conscience connects socially conscious people who appreciate the unique and the beautiful with the very best of gifts that do good.

Each boutique hamper comes with a gift menu card sharing the inspiring stories behind each product and brand, know exactly where your gifts have come from and how they were made.

Through these gift hampers, you’re shopping sustainably, doing good for the planet and supporting small local Australian businesses.

The Christmas range is locally-sourced from gourmet small-batch artisans, social enterprises and premium sustainable winemakers. They’ve also just released a whole new range of vegan gift hampers collaborating with local ethical brands like Melbourne’s Kester Black, Monsieur Truffe, SisterWorks and Bramble and Hedge.

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Kira Simpson

Kira Simpson is a sustainability advocate, climate optimist and founder, and editor of The Green Hub. Her own sustainable living journey began five years ago when she realised our choices matter. What we eat, where we shop, what we wear, how we live, these choices have the power to shape the kind of world we want to live in. Since launching The Green Hub in 2016 she has grown the blog to become a platform for sustainable fashion and conscious living helping people make lifestyle choices which are kinder to the planet.