Eco-friendly Valentine's Day gift ideas

Posted by Jane Southgate on

Valentine's day is the perfect excuse to spoil your loved ones with a thoughtful treat. There are so many wonderful eco-friendly gift options available now, you can indulge the person you love without impacting the planet.

We’ve met some fabulous makers and online stores offering a wide selection of handmade and sustainable products.

To help you find a perfect gift, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite gift ideas to make this valentine's day special. 

Of course, any of these beautiful gifts would pair perfectly with reusable gift wrap... so don't forget your furoshiki!

reusable furoshiki gift wrap in wildflower print

Bee Retro

Bee Retro Wraps are all handmade in beautiful Cornwall. “I want to make a difference to the amount of throw away rubbish I was having to pick up from the road side and local beach”

Beeswax Baggies are great for your sandwiches, salads etc. a bag , not a wrap! Easy to use, great for everything!

Bee Retro beeswax baggies

Bloomin Soap

Bloomin soap select beautiful, natural ingredients with powerful plant extracts to make cold process soap from scratch - the old fashioned way. They have teamed up their natural soaps with a Furoshiki gift wrap to create a beautiful, useful, and sustainable gift.

Bloomin Soap natural soap and furoshiki gift set

Essence of Hartland

Inspired by nature. Home fragrances made with essential oils. 
We are passionate and considerate of the unique biodiversity of the Hartland Peninsula, which is why all packaging and ingredients are sourced from local businesses and where possible recyclable and plastics kept to a minimum.

Our Bloom gift set contains a complete reed diffuser, refill and essential oil candle. Bursting with fresh elegant notes of Neroli and Lavender making way for luxurious floral notes of Jasmine and Rose. Makes a long lasting fragrant memory.

Bloom gift set

Firtree Pottery

At Firtree Pottery I make Ceramics that can be functional and decorative, inspired by nature.

Our Leaves & Hearts dishes would be my feature Valentines product and obviously my hugs.

"Ceramic Leaves & Hearts Ring Dish"

Firtree Pottery Ceramic Leaves and Hearts ring dish 

Latitude 50 Landscapes

Born from a deep love of the bountiful beauty that surrounds the South West and the wildlife that thrives here, we create beautiful planet friendly cards and gifts that celebrate the magic of our surroundings.

They have a collection of our gorgeous cards, stationery, prints and gifts including  ‘Grow The Love’ Plantable Cards. There are 4 ‘valentines designs’ available on their Shop Exmoor store. 

Plantable Valentine's Day card by Latitude 50 Landscapes

Plantiful Paper Company

Plantiful Paper Company is an eco-conscious brand. We share our love of nature, recycling and sustainability through our fun and joyful designed ‘Plant-Beautiful’ range of plantable greeting cards and eco-friendly stationary.

These gorgeous plantable love hearts are artisan made in the UK using 100% recycled cotton pulp and embedded with a botanical mix of edible wildflowers & herb seeds.

Plantable Seed Paper Love Hearts

Plastic Free North Devon

Plastic Free North Devon is a local environmental charity started by volunteers who want to reduce the impact of plastic pollution on the environment in North Devon and beyond.

Our beautiful boards are handmade in Portreath from sustainable okume marine grade plywood from carefully managed forests. This makes them lightweight and extremely strong. Made in exactly the same way as boards from the 1950s they will last for generations.

Jenny Jones with Plastic Free North Devon bellyboard

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