12 Days of Christmas – Day 12

Day 12’s Sustainable Christmas Gift Idea – Home-made Christmas Treats Our favourite sustainable gift idea is saved until last. And it couldn’t be more on-trend! All the TV cooking and variety shows are showing you how to make economical and unique home made Christmas treats. The site of them gets all of our appetites going, so […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 10

Day 10’s Sustainable Christmas Gift Idea – Homemade Christmas Decorations Christmas decorations have become quite dull, unless you have a huge budget to spend. Tired of all of the boring baubles, mass produced stars and trinkets that have made our all our trees look like cloned catalogue creations? Homemade decorations  can be created from materials already […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 9

Day 9’s Sustainable Christmas Gift Idea – A Night-In Gift Pack A great gift idea for families is a ‘Night-In’ gift pack made up of all the things to enjoy a cosy night in with all the family. This is not just economical but it is an opportunity to enjoy those special family moments. And […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 8

Day 8’s Sustainable Christmas Gift Idea – Ethical Stationery A great present to buy is a product that is linked with charity. Not only can you be sure that you get a useful, ethical product, but you also know that something good happens when you buy it. We think a pretty great example of this […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 6

Day 6’s Sustainable Christmas Gift Idea – Virtual Gifts The idea has been around for years but charities are great at coming up with some unique and inspiring virtual gifts for you to choose from. If you have not bought or received one before, here’s how it works: 1.You choose a gift from the charity […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 5

Day 5’s Sustainable Christmas Gift Idea – Babysitting Ok so it sounds like a really obvious one, and if you aren’t used to having kids, might seem more hassle than it’s worth. But if you have kids or know people that do, you will also know how precious time is away from the little angels […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 4

Day 4’s Sustainable Christmas Gift Idea – Adopt an Apple Tree. If you are a big supporter of local food producers why not gift your friends and family with their own apple tree for a year, this includes a farm walk and harvest day for the entire family to enjoy. It is a fantastic way […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 3

Day 3’s Sustainable Christmas Gift Idea is – Make a Gingerbread House Started many years ago in Germany, the tradition of building Gingerbread Houses became a celebratory family experience. Children, especially, were involved in the making and decoration of the houses before getting to eat them! Today the gingerbread houses can be found just about […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 2

Day 2’s Sustainable Gift Idea is – Give an Experience Nothing says Merry Christmas like an experience gift! If we asked you what you got for Christmas 5 years ago, we’re pretty sure few of us would remember. But almost all of us remember things we have done, especially those experiences that are out of […]

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12 Sustainable Days of Christmas.

Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest and sometimes they are also the most sustainable! We had an office chat and came up with our favourite festive gifts for a sustainable Christmas. We all know how much waste and excess there can be when it comes to Christmas presents. “A survey of 2,000 people for […]

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