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Zero Waste Gifts:

Irish made, sustainable gifts:

Parties & Seasonal:


Instead of giving people ‘things’ that they may not actually need, you can give them a voucher for a meal, concert, an experience or activity.

Vouchers can be purchased at or from local businesses

Art vouchers:

  • Museum membership – most museums offer these
  • Art classes

Entertainment vouchers:

  • Tickets to a show, comedy or pantomime
  • Individual venues often do gift vouchers, (e.g. The Gate, The Abbey, The Pavilion, or the Ark for kids shows, etc.)
  • Theatre tickets
  • Cinema vouchers – Odeon and Omniplex both sell these
  • Gift Cards can also be purchased on Ticketmaster

Food & Drink vouchers:

Hair & Beauty vouchers:

  • Beauty salon vouchers
  • Hair salon vouchers
  • Manicure or Pedicure vouchers
  • Beauty bootcamp

Misc. vouchers:

Music vouchers/tickets:

Nature & Animals gifts:

  • Birdwatch Ireland membership
  • Heritage parks membership – OPW Heritage card
  • Donation to an animal rescue or sanctuary in the name of the recipient
  • Adopt endangered animal in the name of the recipient

Reading subscription/vouchers:

  • Magazine subscription
  • Newspaper subscription
  • Voucher for books at local or online bookstore

Relaxation & Wellbeing vouchers:

  • Holistic therapy vouchers at Good4All
  • Spa treatment
  • Massage or Reflexology voucher at Good4All
  • Yoga or Pilates classes
  • Nutrition, homeopathy, accupuncture, reflexology, aromatherapy – vouchers at Good4All
  • Wellbeing gift card at Good4All

Sports & Activities vouchers:

Travel and Holidays vouchers:

Zero Waste / Sustainability Courses:

Trees, Seeds & Flowers:

Baking & Home made:

  • Bake a cake, cupcakes or cookies
  • Make a Christmas Cake
  • Make home-made jam or chutney

Irish Arts & Crafts:



Partyware & Events:


  • Second hand Halloween costumes.
  • Ghost costume – old sheet with holes cut out for eyes.
  • Mummy costume – make bandages by cutting strips out of old sheets.

Christmas Trees:

  • Should I rent or buy a Christmas Tree?
  • Christmas Tree Rental:
  • How to dispose of a real Christmas Tree:
    • Most waste companies organise a collection of trees after Christmas, and many county councils have designated drop off points for Christmas trees. Check your council website.
    • Some tree sellers will offer to collect the tree after Christmas.
    • If you are able to chop it up – use it for mulch or compost.

Christmas Decorations:

Gift Wrap: