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sustainable gifts Little Sun Fair solar lamp - Little Sun Original sustainable gifts Little Sun Fair solar lamp - Little Sun Original
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€22,90€24,90

The power of the sun in the palm of your hand

This high-quality portable solar lamp is the perfect introduction to personal solar-powered light – designed by artist Olafur Eliasson.

It’s great for camping, festivals, at the beach, or for brightening your home, garden, or balcony. Kids love the lamp – as a nightlight or for playtime – which makes it easy to teach them about sustainable living.

Featuring a dimmer, you can easily adjust the brightness of the lamp to what you need. 5 hours of charging in the sun produces more than 50 hours of light at the dimmest setting or 4 hours at the brightest setting.

Dimensions: diameter 12cm, depth 2.9cm, weight 96gr

 

Your impact 

Fight gender inequality and Help childrenwhen you buy Little Sun products, you make solar energy available to communities without electricity at a locally affordable price. Your are contributing to access to healthy and safe light sources for all (solar energy is an alternative to harmful and expensive kerosene lamps) to read, study and work. This also means better educational opportunities for children. For every product sold, Little Sun gives one to their partners in rural Africa, where they train local sales agents and bring solar energy to those who need it most.


€11,90

Didactic postcard in sheep fiber, for adults and kids. An original gift for craft lovers that also trains cognitive and psychomotor skillsA combination of design, craftsmanship and representative landscapes from the chilean culture and identity, Kalofisha has sought to relieve the romanticism of writing a letter or a postcard: to feel the surprise of receiving it, to feel the smell and texture of a place, and certainly to feel the kilometers that it travelled to arrive to its destiny…

Llamas are domestic species of camelids. Their domestication has been going on for thousands of years, and it is common for indigenous peoples of the highlands of Peru, Bolivia and Chile to keep them by forming herds. Since at least 1,500 years before the first Spaniard set foot in America, llamas and alpacas provided, in much of the Andean region, meat food and the fibers derived from their fur used as raw materials in clothing and textile fabrics of designs that reflected their everyday lives: "a way of being and doing in the world."

Wool | One thread alpaca’s fiber, handspun with spindle, in natural colors.

Envelope | Kraft card stock of 16.0 x 10.5 cm, screen printed.

Postcard | Kraf card stock of 15.5 x 10.0 cm, screen printed.

Approximate weight 31 gr.

 

Your impact 

More than just designing, Kalofisha cultivates a model that promotes good productive practices and exposes the territorial identity through the use of natural resources and traditional craftsmanship representative from the “Los Ríos” Region in Chile. The contemporary artisanal products are conceived through the sheep’s natural wool as predominant material.

sustainable gifts Paper High Petaled Lokta paper gift wrap with tags sustainable gifts Paper High Dragonfly Lokta paper gift wrap with tags
€7,90

These gorgeous giftwrap packs come with 3 sheets of beautiful wrapping paper and matching plain gift tags.

Dimensions: each sheet 75 x 50cm (x 3 sheets). 


Your impact 

Give waste a new lifeBe fair to people: all the paper is fair trade and handmade in Nepal from Lokta, a plant native to the Himalayas. The paper is acid-free and uses only natural dyes. Harvesting this sustainable plant helps preserve the fragile ecosystem in Nepal and gives regular fairly paid work to the people of many mountain villages. All the paper is handmade by Get Paper Industries (GPI), a socially responsible cooperative in Nepal, active in supporting people affected by HIV and Aids and in establishing schools for the education of underprivileged children.

More sustainable and plastic-free party accessories here!

€3,90

Unique greeting cards, handmade from 75% elephant dung and 25% recycled paper! Each card comes with a matching envelope, also made from elephant dung.

Each piece is uniqueas everything is handmade and the shade and smuttiness of the paper depends on the elephant diet!

Dimensions: 11 x 15 cm

More sustainable and plastic-free party accessories here! And click here for the complete elephant dung collection!

 

Your impact 

Give waste a new life and Be fair to peopleAll the elephant dung paper used in our products is acid-free and handmade at the Maximus Elephant Conservation Trust in Sri Lanka. Zero waste and fair to artisans in the rural communities who are paid fair wages for manufacturing and also to local villages working at collecting the elephant dung that is used to make the paper.

With your purchase you are also supporting Millennium Elephant Foundation (MEF), a small charity that cares for sick, old and disabled elephants. The foundation is also working to resolve the conflict between elephants and local communities, a critical concern as the elephants' natural habitat decreases and they turn to eating farmers' crops.

€11,90

Didactic postcard in sheep fiber, for adults and kids. An original gift for craft lovers that also trains cognitive and psychomotor skills A combination of design, craftsmanship and representative landscapes from the chilean culture and identity, Kalofisha has sought to relieve the romanticism of writing a letter or a postcard: to feel the surprise of receiving it, to feel the smell and texture of a place, and certainly to feel the kilometers that it travelled to arrive to its destiny…

Ofisha means Sheep in Mapuzugún, the native language of the Mapuche people, originally from southern Chile. Sheep is a ruminant mammal and throughout Chile it is common to see criollo sheep breeding, breeds very typical of South America, which descend from sheep brought by Spaniards during the 16th century, and which with the passage of time have freely interbred. From its fiber called fleece, yarns of natural white and gray colors are obtained, through an artisanal and ancestral process very representative of traditional Chilean crafts: the sheep's hair is sheared, washed, chastened and finally spun with the help of a tool called a spindle, an elongated wooden object used to spin textile fibers. It is a trade reserved for women and has been passed on from grandmothers to daughters and from daughters to granddaughters. Women, mostly housewives, who often live in rural areas, and who tend to weave textiles that adapt to the rainy and cold climate of southern Chile.

Wool | One thread alpaca’s fiber, handspun with spindle, in natural colors.

Envelope | Kraft card stock of 16.0 x 10.5 cm, screen printed.

Postcard | Kraf card stock of 15.5 x 10.0 cm, screen printed.

Approximate weight 31 gr.

Your impact

More than just designing, Kalofisha cultivates a model that promotes good productive practices and exposes the territorial identity through the use of natural resources and traditional craftsmanship representative from the “Los Ríos” Region in Chile. The contemporary artisanal products are conceived through the sheep’s natural wool as predominant material.

€26,90

Our stylish, ethically sourced mini backpack has a unique brown paper finish. This 100% vegan rucksack is made from poly paper fibres which are spun and then bonded together to create a contemporary leather look, whilst being highly durable and lightweight. It's the perfect zero waste bag for days out in nature, great for kids!

Match it with the adults brown and black bags!

Key features:
  • Material: Poly paper fibres with cotton straps
  • Small inner pocket
  • Zip fastening
  • Dimensions: 230mm x 240mm x 90mm
  • Fully adjustable straps. Will fit aged 3 upwards


Your impact 

Live greener: Global WAKEcup is a zero waste reusables brand with a mission to end single use plastic pollution. Say no to plastic pollution and join the movement of people who have decide to reuse, recycle and live greener!

Save the ocean: Part of Global WAKECup profits are donated to the Marine Conservation Society, to help fight plastic pollution, protect marine habitats and raise awareness. 

Care instructions: Use a damp cloth to clean both inside and outside. 

 

€7,90

A set of 10 pencils made from 100% recycled newspaper.


Your impact 

Give waste a new lifeBe fair to people and Fight gender inequality: all the colourful newspaper products are handmade by Earthbound Creations, a social enterprise in Sri Lanka that aims to minimise the environmental damage caused by the overuse and unsustainability of plastics and so only use eco-friendly recycled paper to create stunning gifts.

Many of artisans are homeworkers. This allows access mothers, disabled or of an older age to still provide for themselves and others.

Earthbound Creations are committed to helping their community as much as possible. With their growing business, they have helped over 250 families and have reduced the migration of women as labourers into towns and to overseas destinations.

Each piece is uniqueas everything is handmade!

€5,90

These charming elephant dung colouring books are made from 75% elephant dung and 25% recycled paper and make a great gift for young elephant lovers and conservationists.

They illustrate the story, over 14 pages, of the making of elephant dung paper and how we are trying to help the rural communities live in harmony with the elephants.

Each piece is uniqueas everything is handmade and the shade and smuttiness of the paper depends on the elephant diet!

Dimensions: 21.5 x 20 cm

 

And click here for the full elephant dung collection!

 

Your impact

GIve waste a new life and Be fair to peopleAll the elephant dung paper used in our products is acid-free and handmade at the Maximus Elephant Conservation Trust in Sri Lanka. Zero waste and fair to artisans in the rural communities who are paid fair wages for manufacturing and also to local villages working at collecting the elephant dung that is used to make the paper.

With your purchase you are also supporting Millennium Elephant Foundation (MEF), a small charity that cares for sick, old and disabled elephants. The foundation is also working to resolve the conflict between elephants and local communities, a critical concern as the elephants' natural habitat decreases and they turn to eating farmers' crops.

€9,90

These gorgeous giftwrap packs come with 5 sheets of beautiful wrapping paper and matching plain gift tags.

Dimensions: each sheet 75 x 50cm (x 5 sheets)


Your impact 

Give waste a new lifeBe fair to people: all the paper is fair trade and handmade in Nepal from Lokta, a plant native to the Himalayas. The paper is acid-free and uses only natural dyes. Harvesting this sustainable plant helps preserve the fragile ecosystem in Nepal and gives regular fairly paid work to the people of many mountain villages. All the paper is handmade by Get Paper Industries (GPI), a socially responsible cooperative in Nepal, active in supporting people affected by HIV and Aids and in establishing schools for the education of underprivileged children.


€6,90

Balloons made of fairly traded, FSC® certified natural rubber.

Natural rubber is a great alternative to plastic based articles. Made from a renewable resource, plastic free, long lasting.

Package contains a 24-pieces mix of: pink, violet, yellow, white, blue, red, green, orange. 

Your impact

Live greener: by choosing eco-friendly products made of renewable materials like natural rubber, you make a difference in terms of health, environmental, and social impacts. Eco-friendly means that products are produced sustainably and at low-impact, with respect for people and the environment. In addition, there is no compromise on functionality, price or quality. 

With your sustainable choice, your are supporting manufacturers striving to reduce their carbon footprint, you are contributing to the protection of natural resources, you are making your house a healthier place and, finally, you are setting a great example! 

More sustainable and plastic-free party accessories here!

 

€2,90

4 rolls made of FSC® certified paper. A must-have for every party with classical five-coloured striped design. 

Your impact

Live greener: by choosing eco-friendly products made from renewable materials like paper, you make a difference in terms of health, environmental, and social impacts. Eco-friendly means that products are produced sustainably and at low-impact, with respect for people and the environment. In addition, there is no compromise on functionality, price or quality. 

More sustainable and plastic-free party accessories here!

 

€2,90

Confetti for your sustainable party!

Packed in 50 g bag, made of FSC® certified paper.

Your impact

Live greener: by choosing eco-friendly products made from renewable materials like paper, you make a difference in terms of health, environmental, and social impacts. Eco-friendly means that products are produced sustainably and at low-impact, with respect for people and the environment. In addition, there is no compromise on functionality, price or quality. 

With your sustainable choice, your are supporting manufacturers striving to reduce their carbon footprint, you are contributing to the protection of natural resources, you are making your house a healthier place and, finally, you are setting a great example! 

More sustainable and plastic-free party accessories here!


sustainable gifts Rice & Carry Upcycled rice sacks party flag set sustainable gifts Rice & Carry Upcycled rice sacks party flag set
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€19,90

Lovely set of flags made of shiny colourful rice bags. Weather-resistant.

Made of upcycled rice bags from Sri Lanka. Handmade locally by rural women, certified fair trade!

Set of 10 flags.

Size of the flags: Height 24 cm, width 19 cm; length of the chain 5.5 m

Every product is made from a different rice sack, therefore pictures are representative of the products and every flag is absolutely unique!

Your impact

Be fair to people, Fight gender inequality and Give waste a new life: You are choosing fair trade products made from waste material found Sri Lanka's coastline. Rice & Carry directly tackles two issues: growing amount of plastic waste and lack of job opportunities for women from rural areas. Everything is handmade by female artisans, of course paid fair wages, according to fair trade principles.

More sustainable and plastic-free party accessories here!

 

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