With barely a week till Christmas, it’s time for those last minute holiday meal plans, picking out the perfect presents and decking the halls with boughs of sustainable greenery. This year, ensure that your celebration is joyous in spirit and gentle on the environment. By looking for the Rainforest Alliance Certified™seal and the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) logo on products, you can give back to the planet while supporting farming and forest communities around the world.
Need suggestions? We’ve put together a list of a few of our favorite things to get you started.
Green your holiday gifts
- For the pampered. Spoil them with luxurious bath and linen products. Bamboo bed and bath is Australia’s original home of FSC Certified organic bamboo sheet sets, bamboo towels*, doona cover sets, bamboo quilts, mattress and pillow protectors, baby wraps and they also have the most exquisite, luxurious pure silk pillow cases.
- For the Gardener. Everten has a great range of gardening tools all made with FSC Certified wood.
- For the kids. Micador ColouRush Pencils – 100% FSC – Perfect stocking filler!
- For the Crafter. buyecogreen has FSC Certified office, school and craft products.
- For the working Mum. Greengifts Australia sell the Positively Green Suitcase Notebook
- For Everyone. Newbound Gift Packaging sell sensible FSC Certified gift bags for all your green gifts!
Green your holiday feast
- Sustainable foods. When planning your holiday feast, look for sustainable and local ingredients. Visit Shop the Frog to find a list of food items featuring the green frog seal including chocolate, coffee, tea and fruit.
- Eco-friendly kitchenware. Everten offers a gorgeous range of cutting boards made with FSC-certified wood.
- Green Cleaning. Kimberley Clark has a fantastic range of FSC Certified paper cleaning products.
Green your holiday decor
- Outdoors inside. Use pine cones, leaves and other festive foliage to make one-of-a-kind decorations.
- Paper decorations. Officeworks has the cutest paper Christmas lights, great for invitations, Christmas messages, letters to Santa and much more.
Visit Shop the Frog, our online database of products featuring the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal, for more sustainable suggestions.