10 eco friendly gifts for Christmas

Fill those stockings with some greener Christmas gifts.

1. Green gifts

Looking for a great selection of eco-friendly presents? Visit the Friends of the Earth Shop for Christmas gifts, cards, decorations and calendars.

2. Books

Choose from millions of titles, and get big discounts and free postage on books for everyone. Friends of the earth receives a 5% donation when you buy via this link to The Book Depository.

3. Cycling goodies

Treat the cyclist in your life to the greenest bike kit on the market. Find out more about the Eco Rider Deluxe Set.

4. Wine and beer

Get a 5% discount off a great selection of wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks from our partner, organic specialist Vinceremos.

5. Retail therapy

Know someone who loves shopping? Buy them a gift subscription for Ethical Consumer magazine, so they can choose greener brands every time they shop. Find out more about Ethical Consumer.

6. Music

Download anything from Bieber to Beethoven and support Friends of the Earth at the same time. Find out about gifting and wish-lists with FairShareMusic.

7. Magazine subscription

Get their favourite magazine delivered to their door. Choose from over 3,000 titles, or use the handy Gift Finder. Find our more about Unique Magazines.

8.  Food gifts and hampers

Help support independent and local food producers, with a unique food gift or hamper. Discover great local food with Big Barn.

9. Solar panels

OK it’s a bit of a biggie, but if you’re hankering for panels, why not invite friends and family to give you a donation instead of a normal present? Joju Solar will donate £140 to Friends of the Earth when you install solar panels

10. Free gifts

Save resources and money by searching out what's on offer on your local sharing websites. Try ilovefreegle.org and freecycle.org, and the 'Freebies' section on gumtree.com Alternatively, make a totally free and unique Christmas Gift Cheque.