The Ponderlily Guide to Sustainable Gifts

What should you get for all the beloved but quirky, picky, fancy, practical or unique people in your life? Let us help. We've curated the best sustainably-made gifts to help you check everyone off your list.

Here at Ponderlily we care deeply about making sustainable choices: whether it’s how we make our products, how we maintain our schedules, or both! Choosing sustainable gifts over Christmas can be quite challenging as our days get busier, catching up with work before we head off to the holidays and our evenings get fuller with lovely end-of-year parties. So let's help you get the most of 

Choosing Eco-friendly products helps you live with intent. Here are some ideas for beautiful sustainable gifts which not only have the environment at their heart, but also have a luxurious quality to them. 

We selected for you some of gift ideas to shop consciously and support some amazing brands!

For the fashion-forward

Is business-cozy a thing? You know, when you can rock a business suit but still be super comfortable and forever warm in your office? Encircled may have just made that happen! We love this Wrap-Up Scarf, made from a sustainable wool-free sweater knit blend that can elevate any outfit. It's a great, giftable item, especially this time of year. You can shop here.

Woman wearing Encircled scarf

Encircled creates versatile travel apparel that is proudly made in Toronto, Canada.

For the health-conscious colleague

Jojumi Wild was founded with the mission to create health-conscious, effective products for your hair and skin. Their Hair + Scalp Serum is a multipurpose elixir that is good for uses far beyond your hair. It serves to treat your tresses to a hair mask to add luster and repair damage, use as a nail and cuticle oil, as a moisturizing body oil to soothe and hydrate dry patches or as a natural, aromatherapy massage oil for back, neck and shoulders. 

Joujoumi Wild Hair Serum

It's 100% natural and USDA Certified Organic, Cruelty-Free, Vegan and made in the U.S.A. with no toxic or synthetic ingredients. We love everything about this! Head on over to our friends at Jojumi Wild ( to learn more about their lovely products.

For the Hostess with the mostest

Fragrance Diffusers by Maddi Alexander, a gorgeous brand also from Newcastle who specialise in luxury home and spa collections with a conscience. We were gifted one of these last year and it lasted months, we love it! Their products only use natural, eco-sustainable and ethically sourced ingredients.

Ponderlily planner and perfume

There is no compromise made in any part of their collection, from the chic packaging to the carefully sourced high grade essential oils. Made from ethically-sourced, natural ingredients, these room diffusers infuse your surroundings with their delicate scent.

For the new, stylish mum

Ring Slings

The minimal and elegant style of their RingSlings are designed to empower the fashion conscious mother, keep baby comforted, while mum's outfit is stylish and her conscience free.

The slings are made from Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 certified fabric and woven by a family-run mill in India, before being dyed and finished to a very high standard in the UK. Proud to be plastic-free, The Ring Sling Company keep nature at their core. The Ring Sling Company prioritise suppliers that are ethically conscious and only use materials that Mother Nature approves of! 

For the Crafty DIYer

Garden Wool & Dye

Supporting makers along their creative journey by providing botanically hand-dyed wool yarns that are responsibly and ethically sourced. Garden Wool & Dye’s ethos is that making is a form of self-care, and it can be done slowly and sustainably in a way that harnesses renewable resources in a way that adds value to the Earth, rather than taking away from it.

Ecofriendly wool and Ponderlily planner

For you

Ponderlily Planner

Far more than a scheduling tool, the Ponderlily Planner is designed to invite you to live your days fully – full of joy, intention, and space to recharge. It’s obviously our favorite gift giving idea! 

Picture of the Ponderlily planner

Made with eco-conscious materials and elegant lines, you’ll find space to set meaningful intentions, and actions; a place to keep track of positive habits and of course, room to visualize, plan, and prioritize your time. This planner also includes prompts to help you explore & experience 2020 to the fullest. There are even reminders to help you remain centered around the things that matter most! Shop our core collection now.

Being eco-friendly is about changing the purpose of how you live...and gift!

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