Gifts that keep giving, an eco conscious, ethical Christmas gift guide for 2017

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Cosy tassle slippers from Toms

A christmas cliche with a socially-positive twist! For every pair of slippers purchased (or indeed any shoe) TOMS will give a new pair of shoes to a child in need.

 

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This new christmas gift collection from Green People draws inspiration from nature, using clean, contemporary plant imagery and certified organic ingredients to stimulate, nourish and balance both body and mind.

A donation from the sale of each of these beautiful new gifts will go to support the conservation work carried out by the charity Plant Life.  This UK charity works nationally and internationally to save threatened wildflowers, plants and fungi, the life support for all our wildlife, with their colour and character lighting up our landscapes. Without this help, our priceless natural heritage is in danger of being lost.

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This one makes my heart so happy! Good news about good things. Focusing on positive news from around the world, covering society, economics, science, environment and lifestyle, buy someone you love a yearly subscription for £30

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Vegan friendly botanical perfumes

Eden perfumes have a lovely little store, nestled in the heart of the lanes in Brighton. It is here that they make their luxury botanical perfumes, that are vegan friendly and never tested on animals. If you can’t make it down to the store in person, they are now selling online too, with reference to the scents of well known brands as a handy guide.

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Original beans chocolate

Original beans chocolate is actually climate-positive, meaning that the production of the chocolate positively impacts on the earth – each Tree planted absorbs 274g more CO2 than one chocolate bar emits in production! As if we needed any more reason to buy chocolate than this…

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Vegan friendly scented candle from Natalie Bond

Made from soy and with the fresh scent of lemongrass, this candle from Natalie Bond organics is a surefire winner.

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Gold star disc necklace from Edge of Ember

For beautiful contemporary jewellery, made fairly, with responsible business practises (such as no child labour, fair trade and advanced payment that exceeds the local living wage and safe & healthy working conditions) providing a sustainable income for artisans in India, Nepal and Indonesia, Edge of Ember really deliver. We love this gold star disc necklace, but there is a huge range of necklaces, earrings and bracelets to choose from for your loved one.

 

We hope you enjoyed this christmas guide, and have a wonderful upcoming festive season. If there is anything you feel is missing please do share it in the comments below, we love hearing from you!

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