Sustainable Christmas Gift Guide 2020 (Irish & local)

We’re all being encouraged to buy local this Christmas, now more than ever given the impact of Covid-19 on small businesses in 2020. Other media outlets are doing a great job of highlighting fantastic products, made in Ireland from imported materials, but having a sustainability focus I’ve decided to showcase products made in Ireland fromContinue reading “Sustainable Christmas Gift Guide 2020 (Irish & local)”

Sustainable Christmas Gifts 2019

A thousand apologies for publishing a Christmas gift list so early in November but I have to be realistic. People are going to be getting their shopping mojo on soon and by suggesting alternatives I’m hoping to steer some away from all that mass-produced toxic crap that goes straight to a charity shop in January!Continue reading “Sustainable Christmas Gifts 2019”

Sustainable Ethical Candles 2021

Pinpoints of light shining out from the blackness of early nights is one of my favourite sights during winter. There is something primeval about the need to illuminate our environs, it lifts the spirit and is a great source of joy for me. Nowadays such a vision is typically created with fairy lights but we’veContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Candles 2021”

Sustainable Ethical Gifts

So for those of us who haven’t yet moved to a gift-free Christmas here’s another article in a series on sustainable ethical gifts. The list includes items made from existing materials, low or package-free items or gadgets to extend the life of stuff. If none of these float your boat there are more option onContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Gifts”