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Green/environmentally-friendly Christmas gift ideas

Environmentally friendly christmas giftsChristmas is supposed to be a time of peace and togetherness. But all too often, greed, haste and superficiality are the hallmarks of the season.

Would you buy a gift if you knew it was made in a sweatshop or by slave labour? Or something made by a company that is clearcutting forests, poisoning¬† our water or causing climate change? What about a gift that could hurt your loved one’s health and happiness?¬† There are plenty of gifts that do all of the above, but disguised by deceptive marketing, shiny packaging and greenwash. Continue reading