This year, wrap up presents with a smaller environmental impact to keep your gift-giving carbon footprint low, and sustainability high on the shopping list. Showing your loved ones how much you care doubles as an opportunity to show the planet you care too, with the help of FSC-certified products that are consciously crafted to leave less of a mark behind.
According to Global Consumer Research, 8 in 10 shoppers prefer products that protect our forests, so there’s no time like the holidays to give people what they really want: long-lasting, sustainable items that spread cheer from the home to the great outdoors.
FSC’S FESTIVE, FOREST-FRIENDLY GIFT GUIDE
Thanks to its ethically made, sustainable FSC maple wood ring with a natural finish, Pehr’s On-the-Go Teether is the baby’s-first-Christmas present that will make the hearts of new parents sing. Its bow crafted with organic cotton and dyes is safe for as much tugging and drooling as that wee tot can deliver.
Moisture is no match for the handmade Women’s Original Short Rain Boots from Hunter Boots that will look even cuter all gussied up and perfectly wrapped. Puddle jumpers will be delighted by this FSC-certified fashion choice that’s certified vegan, made with a 100% recycled lining and insole, and always stylish with a matte finish available in 10 hues.
Spread some colourful cheer this year with the Williams Sonoma Silicone Spatula made with an FSC-certified beechwood handle. Home cooks can mix, scrape and fold with thoughts of Mediterranean vacations in mind using this tool’s Sicily-inspired sunny citrus pattern sure to shine brightness into wintery kitchens.
If you have a tall yogi in your crew, Lululemon’s Big Mat made with FSC-certified rubber has just the fit you’re looking for, designed extra-long and wide for a yoga session that reaches new lengths. With one smooth side and a textured one for extra grip, it’s a reversible option too.
Whether that special someone needs a helping hand getting their ducks in a row or is already a top-notch organizer, the Classic Planner from Moleskine will enable everyone to meet 2023 head-on with a fit-to-print plan. Keep your January to December in-line, on ivory-coloured pages made from FSC-certified paper, all enclosed within a chic exterior and colour-coordinated inner pocket.
The Future is Bamboo’s Biodegradable Toothbrush is the perfect stocking stuffer for those who hate the thought of plastic brushes piling up in landfills. These items are crafted using FSC-certified bamboo from sustainably managed forests and, after you’re done with them, pluck the BPA-free bristles that come in four pastel hues to dispose of the rest in your compost or garden.
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