Ethical gift ideas for him and her

By staff writers
October 29, 2008

If you are looking for that fairtrade or organic gift ideas for Christmas than why not visit the Ethical Superstore, which has a wide range of ethical gift ideas for the man or woman in your life?

Ideas for him

Turn that grinch in to a green and groomed guy with a Green People Organic Shave Gift Set (£27.99).

Treat him to a stylish Sherman bag by Worn Again (£65). Available in either grey or khaki, the Sherman is a durable messenger bag made from surplus military tents, bicycle inner tubes and disused car seat belts.

For those green fingers the Potting Shed Collection (£17.99), will keep those keen gardeners busy over the Christmas season.

If he’s a lover of the outdoors and can be found climbing mountains and exploring the wilds, invest in a Trevor Baylis Eco Media Player Revolution (£129.99). The wind up mechanism is perfect for keeping up to date whilst on the move, with the capacity to hold up to 2000 songs, store movies, photos, charge a mobile phone and even record sounds.

Stocking fillers - what about a quirky mouse mat for the techies out there? You can choose one made out of old, worn out tyres (£4.25) or recycled circuit board (£6.50) if he’s into his electronics.

Ideas for her

If she’s a chocoholic (and let’s face it, which woman isn’t?) the fairtrade Divine Heavenly Chocolate Recipes Book (£19.99) is a great accompaniment with over 100 irresistible recipes featuring the good stuff... yummy!

The new, Orla Kiely Wottle Reusable Water Bottle (£7.99) is perfect for the stylish modern woman who is always on the move. It’s made from 100% recycled materials so she can fill her Wottle time and time again to enjoy great taste with less waste.

Trevarno offers a UK-certified organic skincare range entirely free of artificial chemicals. You could play it safe with wonderful Organic Soap Selection Box (£13.95) containing soaps infused with Camomile, Calendula, Rose & Jojoba, Lavender & Geranium Soap and Propolis.

Those fashionistas, will adore the new Slogan Tote Bag: LOVE - Black/White (£35.00) from Katherine Hamnett. Chic, stylish and 100% organic, what more could she want? They might even want a t -shirt to match.

If you’ve more cash to splash, treat her to the Trevarno Luxury Rose Facial Gift Set (£54.99) which comes in a wonderful fair trade sea grass basket and contains the Rose and Jojoba cleanser (100ml), Rosewater and Chamomile Skin Toner (100ml) and Rose and Jojoba Moisturiser (60ml)

Whilst wrapping your presents in recycled paper make sure you have yourself a merry little Christmas with a large glass of organic or faitrade wine...

All gifts available from the Ethical Superstore here

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