With Christmas approaching just around the corner, we are encouraging you to shop ethically this Christmas. Yes, last minute shoppers, I am talking to you!

Go on a retail therapy guilt- free by shopping locally, through social enterprises. What more? Most of them also ensure they support the environment.

Check out the Gift Guide issued by Social Enterprise UK.

Looking for more? Check out The Big Issue Shop to discover more products created by social enterprises focused on sustainability.

Did you know? 

The amount of wrapping paper used for presents is enough to wrap around the equator 9 times! That is an astounding amount!

How can I do my part to reduce this?

There are a few way you could do this!

Buy recycled wrapping paper.

These are really cheap to buy and make your presents look more unique. You can also rest assured that you are doing your bit for the environment. Check out Re-wrapped, an organisation that sells very cheap, high quality wrapping paper (100% recycled). They also donate 5% of their profits to charity.







Reuse old newspaper/magazines

This is very inexpensive and it would also make your presents stand out in the bundle. Whats more? It is also highly modern. Check out this Video tutorial that teaches you how to do so!

So there it is! Our guide to shopping guilt free this Christmas! Hope you enjoyed it, have a MERRY CHRISTMAS!


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