Eco-friendly Christmas gifts that won't cost the planet or your bank account

It's time to start shopping sustainably!

By Alana Mazzoni
Shopping for Christmas gifts can be stressful at the best of times, but it's even more tricky if you're on the hunt for eco-friendly presents that won't harm the planet (or break the bank.)
Aussies will spend over $11 million on Christmas presents this year, while over 20 million gifts we receive will remain unwanted.
With Australian waste increasing by around 30 per cent at Christmas time, it's more important than ever to shop sustainably.
We've rounded up the best eco-conscious gifts to buy your loved ones that not only will help the planet, but support initiatives designed to end deforestation and single-use plastics.