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10 Amazing Sustainable Gift Packs for Any Occasion

A beautiful selection of gift hampers, gift sets, kits or care packages for any occasion! Holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, or congratulations on that new house or a newborn baby, gifting brings joy along with building stronger connections. But picking out any random items for the sake of it or going with how expensive is this? does not make it truly valuable. An initial WOW! and a big smile when the box is opened yes, but weeks or months later, this fancy looking stuff will most likely end up among the waste! This said, the gifts you decide to give must be thoughtful, meaningful, and if it has an interesting story attached to it even better! Picking out products that are zero-waste...

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5 Practical Upcycled Gift Ideas

To upcycle is to upscale your ideas and creativity to something that is of value and exceptional. Similar to recycling, upcycling involves reusing something so that it doesn’t end up in the trash. However, unlike recycling where in most cases the material is broken down and then crafted into something (like plastic bottles into toys for instance), this involves using parts of something to make new items while retaining certain fragments of the original product. So if you one of those people who like to take the pressure off the environment or if you have a friend who thinks the same, here are 5 brands that have created exciting and practical upcycled items with interesting stories making gifting even more...

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7 Exceptional Repurposed Gift Ideas

Some brands are simply born to create the coolest items from stuff that may end up polluting the earth. Whether it is coasters from airplane tyres or cufflinks from fire hoses, here is a list of 7 exceptional repurposed gift ideas that give a new life to the old!   - Elvis and Kresse Belts and Cufflinks For over a decade this brand has been rescuing all of London's retired fire-hose by creatively handcrafting them into sustainable luxury bags and accessories. Every year since Elvis & Kresse has donated 50% of the profits from the Fire-hose Collection to The Fire Fighters Charity. Elvis & Kresse’s Wrap-Around Cufflink is a classy and standout piece. Handmade to order from genuine decommissioned fire-hose that was previously...

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Raising the Bar this Plastic-Free July!!

Swap to soap bars this Plastic-Free July! It’s that time of the year again when we take up the challenge to eliminate plastic from our lives! We all know that going plastic-free is the best thing you can do for yourself and the environment. However when we think about getting rid of plastic in our daily lives the first things we tell ourselves are: “Now we have to start using cloth bags for groceries,” or “ We gotta get rid of all those plastic containers and replace them with steel or glass ones.” Not that these are less important measures as they are some of the first steps of practicing this challenge, but other than these have you may be...

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas During Lockdown

“If evolution actually works, how come mothers only have two hands?” – Milton Berle It’s true that during this lockdown period, there will be a lot of us who can’t physically be with our mothers. We can’t do the things which we normally do every year like take them out somewhere special or just spend the whole day with them.  However, on the other side, have you thought about those mothers (especially the single ones) who with their kids at home, have the multitasking job of taking care of them, the household chores plus get on with their work from home jobs? So, yes how come mothers only have two hands? This said mothers have always been extraordinary in balancing...

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