It’s time to find fresh inspiration for what to buy for our nearest and dearest, while conscious that we don’t need more tat cluttering our homes – and ultimately littering our environment!
If Christmas must be commercial, at least let us purchase progressively! You can make their lives greener, thanks to these challenger brands producing practical, sustainable, smile-o-genic gifts.
Green Your Eats
Kitchen Utensils and more from Bermondsey Bits, Earth Hero and Protect the Planet.
Inexpensive, ethical kitchen gift ideas from Wearth London here.
Kitchen/bathroom/laundry liquids from GreenScents offer ideal presents – especially for Secret Santa or stocking fillers – with their Mini Collection; giving you their full range!
Waterliberty reusable towels offer a great way to avoid paper waste.
Wrap Up Plastic Habits
Reusable food wraps from Beeswax Wraps or Etee reduce plastic by cutting out clingfilm.
If social distancing continues, 2021 is the ideal ime for nw hobbies and knowledge. These project kits will make you friends wiser – and greener!
Solar and Wind Power Supply Self-Build
This packs guides the creation of a zero carbon electricity supply that will reduce energy bills.
Electric Bike Self-Build
Boost a bike fanatic’s passion, or get skeptics into the saddle with a guide to building a high-speed electric bike and stay ahead of the cycling trend!
Get Cleaner in the Bathroom
Friendly Soap, The All Natural Soap Co and Lush produce beauty products, well, beautifully. More pampering presents from The Organic Pharmacy, Spirit of Nature.
Cosy CandlesCandles add to a home’s hygge (and CO2 emissions, but only very slightly!)
Browse The Botanical Candle Co or Handmade Candle Co.
That Old-School Christmas Classic
If smellies were a cliché… well, you wouldn’t have read this far. Socks may be cheesy, but Thought make them fun. It really is the thought that counts.
Don’t forget the dog!
HEVEA take canine accessories beyond plastic…
Pela’s biogradeable phone cases make great stocking fillers and help you show your relatives it’s possible to combine fun and consumer reponsibility.
Plastic-free gifts from Authentic House, Yours Sustainably, The Wise House, Conscious Life and Style, The Kind Co, Eco Friendly Shop, Content, Green Outlook and a variety of ideas from Protect The Planet.
How to Give Up Plastic is an inspiring read to get going with a greener lifestyle.
The Solar Power Design Manual gets the more committed reader living greener.
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