The gift of giving
Give the perfect present to help nature, the planet or other people this Christmas. There’s something for everyone to go under the tree on the big day – no socks guaranteed! By Karen Pasquali Jones
Published 10 Jul 2017
May the Porg be with you
Fancy some out-of-this-world stellar sneakers that tick all the ethical boxes? These unisex, vegan Porg hi-tops, in organic cotton with a Fairtrade rubber sole, are extra comfy, with a removable inner sole made from coconut husk and natural latex. And just in case you’re not a Star Wars superfan, Porgs are like a flying puffin that appeared in The Last Jedi and captured everyone’s hearts – and now feet. £69; lo-tops, £59, po-zu.com
Get loved ones buzzing with the sweetest of presents – a beehive to call their own for a year. As well as this box of goodies, the recipient will be sent updates from their beekeeper throughout the year telling them how their bees are getting on. Adopt a Beehive, £36 per year, bbka.org.uk.
The Aduna Christmas gift set of award-winning baobab powder and matching tin is the perfect gift of health and vitality. Go to the competitions page for how to win one of five sets. Prize code: Powder
Indulge with Honeystreet handmade bath and body products with apricot kernel oil and shea butter among the Fairtrade ingredients. For how to win one of three Gardeners’ gift sets, go to the competitions page. Prize code: Beauty
Scribble in style in gorgeous mini notebooks with handmade paper pages and covers stitched in India from recycled sari fabric. Set of three, £9.75, traidcraftshop.co.uk.
This fun, easy-peel mask is just one of 7th Heaven’s all-natural, cruelty-free beauty treats for face, hair, feet and body. To win, go to the competitions page. Prize code: Facemask
This red bus made from sustainably grown wood has come all the way from Sri Lanka where its production helps young people gain skills and move on to other work. £58, traidcraftshop.co.uk.
Have a Divine Christmas and find your ultimate Fairtrade stocking fillers and festive treats such as this luxury collection of dark and milk chocolate truffles, pralines and caramels at divinechocolate.com/uk/ To win, go to the competitions page.
Prize code: Chocolate