At Danuworld we strive to make it easy to live an ethical lifestyle and to give unique eco gifts to friends, family or even work colleagues. All our gifts meet our strict criteria, produced without exploiting people, animals or the environment. Each of our suppliers must meet our codes of ethics in their manufacture, whether fair trade or ethically traded, we want to ensure the highest welfare standards are met. Read our 'making the difference' tabs on each product to find out more about the artisan behind the product, their code of ethics, social responsibility commitments and their ethical standards. And of course, we have a wide range of handmade items giving you unique gifts that are extra special.
We have a wide range of unique gifts for everyone, many are recycled, are 100% natural, and use materials like organic cotton. There's a great selection of seasonal gifts including Christmas or Easter presents, plus birthday gifts, thank you gifts, teacher gifts and gifts for him. And of course, we have a wide range of handmade items giving you unique gifts that are extra special.
Ethical Gift Ideas
Gifts for Her
Whether it's wife, mum, sister, friend, lover or a much loved aunty, the women in our lives deserve to be spoiled from time to time. We've chosen some stunning thoughtful gifts for women to suit every budget. Because it doesn't have to be an expensive gift to make it special. These lovely unusual gifts would make great birthday gifts, baby shower gifts or just a special thank you for being the best of friends.
Teacher gifts can also be sustainable and ethical. And while homemade gifts are lovely teachers would probably prefer it was the parents that made the cookies. So, choose something a little different and browse our range of great value unique teacher gift ideas. Show the teacher your gratitude for their hard work in the year. Add a handmade card from your child and you are good to go.
Unusual wedding gifts
If you are looking for an event such as a wedding then you’re probably looking for a gift that will last. Consider what they might need for the home? This is a great chance to buy a beautiful fair trade gift that will set them on the path to eco-living.
There are also lovely options for, engagement party gifts, bridesmaid gifts, groomsmen gifts and unusual gifts to give wedding guests instead of sugar-coated almonds at the table.
Ethical gifts for Men
Not sure where to start when you are looking for gifts for guys? Men seem to be inherently harder to buy for than women. And I guess even if they are fair trade, eco-friendly, bamboo socks, you can have too many pairs. Likewise, you only need one wallet and choosing a book can be tough. So if you are stuck for ideas or birthday gifts for men, or any other occasion really, why not step outside the box and give some of our more ethical gifts ago for slightly different ideas for men.
Wedding Anniversary Gifts
Celebrating your wedding anniversary? OK, so we might not be able to help with your golden wedding anniversary, and we don't sell Ruby's and Diamonds, but for romantic gifts, for the earlier years of marriage, we've got you covered. Thoughtful, ethical wedding anniversary gifts that respect the earth and the people who make them as much as you respect your husband or wife.
If you want to give traditional gifts based on the year, these suggestions might help you celebrate the occasion and the person you married. The perfect wedding anniversary gift ideas, with a modern eco twist.
Better than just a card, we think the Elephant Dung photo album is the perfect unusual gift. A gorgeous keepsake, mark the occasion and fill it with memories of your first year.
You could opt for some handy reusable shopping bags (and risk complaint) but we think one of our stunning fairtrade cotton throws, with or without matching accessories might go down better.
From gorgeous handbags to leather-bound notebooks. What lady wouldn’t want a handbag to say I love you. And if you want to follow the year anniversary gifts but would rather not buy animal products why not an amazing vegan leather picture frame.
Try one of our linen cotton cushion covers, a recycled silk scarf or silk sari covered recycled photo album.
We have some amazing recycled wood products to choose from. You might like a hand-carved memory box or photo frame, a chess and backgammon set for winter nights in front of the fire or a gorgeous Hex serving tray? (just make sure you don't forget the champagne to serve on it)
Well, that's easy. Just head to our luxury chocolate shop. We don't have any chocolate bouquets but you could always do that yourself.
We’ve fallen in love with Pachamama, who make the warmest, comfiest hoodies and jumpers you could imagine. The quality is incredible and if you look after them they will last you through many more anniversaries to come.
Maybe not the first thing you would think of when looking for wedding anniversary gifts but Himalayan salt lamps can actually make a lovely romantic gift. Perfect for a bit of mood lighting.
The Fairtrade Zanie Copper Wire Mirror is lovely and would make the perfect gift.
Possibly a bit of a stretch but, made by the last tin maker in London, seedball tins are full of the promise of new growth and joy. What better way to celebrate looking forward to the next ten years.
Mother's day gifts
Ditch the flowers this year and consider thoughtful, ethical and eco-friendly alternatives. We have lots of great gift sets or you can make your own ethical hamper (the Jute bowls are a great starting point). Or you could treat mum to a handmade, fairtrade, knitted hoody to keep them cosy and warm. Check out our Mother's Day section or consider some of the ideas below.
Christmas is the time for giving, and often we can come unstuck when it comes to Christmas gifts, especially if we don't know the person that well.
Choosing a birthday gift can tricky. You want to find the perfect gift you usually have to think about price, especially if you have kids and multiple parties to go to that all require a birthday gift for the special boy or girl. Birthday gifts like any other gifts should be thoughtful and we think ethical.
Looking for new baby gifts. Start them on an ethical and sustainable path from a young age and choose a beautiful toy or teether that they will treasure for years to come.
Or try our natural baby balms or the gorgeous Bia Beauty mum and baby gift set.
The benefit of buying gifts online is that you can easily pop a treat for mum in two.
Don't forget the handmade and ethical paper bags and wrapping! Don't fall at the last hurdle and let your ethical standards drop by wrapping your lovely gift in a plastic bag. Our beautiful fairtrade paper gift bags can be reused time and time again, the gift that keeps on giving!
Or you can take advantage of our gift wrapping services.
Mystery Gifts and Gift Cards
If worst comes to the worst, choose our eco-mystery gift box. This is as unusual as unique gifts get.
Just leave comments at the checkout and we will use our expert skill to tailor the box to suit the recipient! This can be a great way to treat yourself as well.
We have various sizes gift boxes, including an ethical chocolate gift box, for those who love chocolate, think ethically and love a mystery!
Or our gift cards make a great last minute gift that means your recipient can choose the perfect unusual gifts personalized to their own unique decor or taste. They are even a great alternative to corporate gifts.
And finally, if you can't cope with fuelling any more ethical consumerism, and don't want to give any more expensive gifts which go unloved. Then how about a donation to Oxfam unwrapped or another charity organisation in the person's name? This makes a great gift whatever the occasion.