There’s no greater feeling than delighting someone with a Christmas present. With these eco-conscious gift ideas, you’ll make both your loved ones and Mother Earth beam with joy:
OLIVIA AND DIEGO
Olivia & Diego is a social enterprise that trains stay-at-home-mothers and human trafficking survivors to “upcycle” discarded cotton shirts into colorful and sophisticated jewelry.
For inquiries, email Olivia and Diego at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their Facebook page.
ORGANIC BATH PRODUCTS
When it comes to eco-conscious skincare products, Echo Store is your go-to source. Their lavender mint set, for example, uses all-natural ingredients that gently cleanse and rejuvenate your skin.
Sip PH takes a stand against plastic waste by providing a reusable alternative to straws. It’s perfect for anyone who wants a sustainable lifestyle.
Tsaa Laya is a social enterprise that empowers local farmers to grow and harvest tea ingredients, making each cup a labor of love. Variants include lemon ginger, pandan, and arvensis mint.
Padre Ninno’s sauces are organic – their products have none of the polluting pesticides and fertilizers. Furthermore, a cut of their profits goes to a program that benefits lumad youth. Bestsellers include the vegetarian tuna sauce, pesto in olive oil, and the herbed mushroom sauce.
Padre Ninno’s is located at the Don Bosco Living Hope Center in Buda.
Support sustainable living and make eco-friendlier choices for the holidays.
All photos were taken from the brands’ respective pages or websites.