Green gifts for Christmas
Posted in: Environment
Posted on: 15.12.2015
Still looking for the perfect Christmas gift? If you’ve left your shopping to the last minute, don’t worry as we’ve come up with a list of ethical ideas that’ll make great presents for all your friends and family. Here’s just a few of our
Ethical hamper - for the foodies
Nothing shouts Christmas like a hamper full of delicious goodies. Our friends at Ethical Superstore offer fantastic hamper choices which make for a truly unique and ethical Christmas present.
Ethical toys - for kids of all ages
From recycled trains and eco top
Ethical books - for dad, mum and the grandparents
Why Women Will Save The Planet by Friends of the Earth (RRP £9.99) This new collection of articles and interviews, from leading lights of the environmental and feminist movements, demonstrates that achieving gender equality is vital if we are to protect the environment.
Why are we waiting?: The logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change by Nicholas Stern (RRP £19.95) A perfect gift for anyone aged 16 and above who you want to convince about the growing impacts of climate change.
‘News’ trilogy by Robert Llewellyn ‘Red Dwarf’ actor and writer Robert Llewellyn explores a number of alternative futures in his trilogy of
Ethical books - for girls and boys
Elliot’s Arctic Surprise by Catherine Barr (RRP £11.99) A picture
The Friends of the Earth’s new publication, The Homeless Bee (RRP £12.99) gives you the chance to put a child you know at the centre of this
The Carbon Diaries 2015 and 2017 by Saci Lloyd (RRP £6.99) A trilogy of books aimed at teenage readers, the Carbon Diaries chronicle the life of Laura, a 16-year-old student living in London at a time when the UK imposes carbon rationing because of climate change. A great read for today’s more environmentally conscious teens.
Ethical fashion - for teenagers through to the old rocker
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without receiving a pair of socks or tie, now, would it! If you want something with a little more style check out our friends at Rapanui, an eco-friendly clothing company based on the Isle of Wight. Their
Ethical membership and experience days - for the whole family
For a gift with a difference (and less wrapping paper required!) why not consider giving someone a year’s membership to an ethical organisation or special charity.
Our favourites include the National Trust, Trill Farm and the Eden Project whose membership packages are perfect for family days out. For the green-fingered friend or family member
Ethical gifts - for the dogs (and other pets)
Make sure you don’t leave out your four-legged friends when it comes to handing out the Christmas gifts! Why not try Lily’s Kitchen for something special for your pet. Lily’s Kitchen only uses sustainable meat and fish in all its foods and
Or what about Pets Corner. A
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