In an ideal world, people would be giving their time and attention to their loved ones and not purchasing anything at all — which in my opinion, is the most eco-friendly measure you could take.
But let’s be realistic. Many people are already dipping their toes into being green and conscious (even if it’s as small a measure as not taking a straw, it’s still commendable), and how many of us can really give up shopping especially during the Christmas period? If you do have to get something, make it a more sustainable option. Here, some recommendations: