Christmas really doesn’t necessarily have to be all about excessive consumption and unwanted gifts that are destined for landfill. Here are some alternative ideas for more ecological and ethical gifts this year.
£26.00 from LowToxBox This eco-friendly set is a great way to help reduce your daily plastic consumption and help save the planet. Plus, for every box purchased a new tree is planted. Kit includes a reusable Tote bag, mesh shopping bag, reusable vegan wax food wrap, stainless steel straw and other sustainable items.
Book: Plant Conservation
£14.99 from RHS Bookshop For the keen gardener, this book discusses ways to adapt our gardens to make a positive local contribution to tackling environmental issues.
Ethique Pinkalicious Shampoo Bar
£12.99 Holland & Barrett Wash away the guilt of those pesky single use plastics with this delightfully refreshing shampoo bar to keep your hair heavenly. The turtles will thank you!
Charity Gift Card
From £10.00, Oxfam This is the perfect present for someone who doesn’t want a physical gift.
Oxfam have a range of e-cards and gift cards that help fight poverty. For a limited time, all proceeds of Unwrapped gifts are helping people affected by the coronavirus pandemic
Life is already challenging enough for people facing conflict, disaster and poverty. There couldn’t be a better time to use your gift to help others.