When it comes to weddings, why not give an ethically sourced gift with real meaning?
Here’s our top 10 ideas for a wedding presents that make a difference.
1. A post-honeymoon pick-me-up
When the honeymooners return, an Eden Project hamper of goodies will help them settle into married life nicely. All our hampers take the best of local, organic and fairtrade goods and pack them carefully into a re-useable wicker baskets. Our eclectic hamper range includes the chilli lovers hamper, a super-duper deluxe Cornish hamper, the ploughman’s special and the chocolate indulgence hamper.
2. A duo of sustainably sourced deckchairs
Because our solid beech-framed Eden Project deckchairs make such a perfect pair, we reduce the price when you buy two together. Made from wood sourced from European Sustainable Forests, our Eden deckchair range also uses locally produced organic cotton slings designed by Ley Honor Roberts.
3. Recycled glass planter with orchid
Our beautiful recycled glass range includes a range of plant pots in lots of colours that look stunning with an orchid. At Eden we source and grow all our orchids in the UK, reducing freight miles over orchids that are predominately grown overseas.
4. A lovely bunch of mugs
A quirky alternative to the classic tea set, this clever bunch of mugs allows you to carry three cups of tea in one hand. Made in the UK by an ethical design studio, the chamfered body and handle connects them together when you carry them together, and lifts the hot surface away from your fingers, preventing unwanted spillages. Clever, eh?
5. Sustainable bowls and boards
Ethically sourced, durable and sustainable, our ethical kitchenware collections make the perfect wedding present. Made from bamboo, coconut and cork, the ranges include chopping boards, bowls, trays and even cutlery.
6. Eco-friendly house name signs
Made from recycled coffee cups these house names and numbers allow you to create a unique house names or numbers for the new couple that are tough, durable and UV protected.
7. Romantic alfresco dining
There’s something very romantic about eating alfresco and our brilliant bucket barbecues make for fun, eco-friendly wedding presents. If you’ve got a little extra to spend, nothing compares with the outdoor pizza ovens used by Eden Project chefs in the Mediterranean Biome. They make a truly memorable and unconventional gift.
8. Green gardening tools
All keen grow-your-own fans will love our new range of Eden Project tools. Hand forged from Boron steel with handles of FSC European ash, they’re the toughest tools around. For an original gardening gift, pick the garden spork: a clever combination of fork and spade that is a winner with beginners and pros.
9. Grow your own truffle trees
It’s always a lovely to give a tree as a gift, so why not give a tree with spores? Yes, our oak trees impregnated with truffles make great gifts for couples who love their food. They can simply plant the tree and sit back and wait for their truffle crop to grow.
10. Recycled photo album
A gift that helps newlyweds to protect and preserve precious moments from their wedding, these albums are handmade from recycled traditional heavy saris; some up to 25 years old.