Advent Calendar 2013

Christmas cards made from recycled junk mail - a much better use for all those pizza leaflets!

Available from

A must if you're always forgetting to put the bins out!


£9.99 from Not on the High Street

Mark your touring bags -

recycled sailcoth style!


£24.75 from Not on the High Street

Keep your head warm, stylish and ethical with this rather fetching polar bear hat!

£22 from

Let the kids build their own eco woodland home...

£37.95 from

Person-powered dynamo slot cars for Sebastian Vettel wannabes (with strong wrists...)

£37.45 from

A proper cup of tea - none of this take-out nonsense -  in this tea cup and owl tea-strainer set!

£29.50 from

Get them started early - cloth science books will ensure your bundle of joy becomes a Leonard or an Amy (possibly)...

£21.99 from ExLibris's Etsy Store

A picnic rug for your desk and lunchbox all rolled into one! The Onya Wrap-N-Mat is available for £5.00 from

We can't all have our own gorgeous fireman, girls - so get your man these recycled fire hose cufflinks!

£36 from

Get the kids (and the grown up kids) to stamp their own wrapping paper with these Christmas print blocks.

£9.50 from

Celebrate the new Doctor Who by wearing his legendary Tucker insult on this ethically sourced t-shirt.

£14.99 from

Inspired by an evening of star gazing tonight at Brecon Beacons Dark Skies, wrap up warm together and head out to a great vantage point with a ladies 'Tess' fine-knit merino snood (and look out for a mens' recycled yarn jumper). £35 from

If you're the designated driver, kick back and celebrate with Mr Fitzpatrick's Vintage Cordials.


£4 each (or available in cases of 12) from

If you didn't manage it on Friday, fulfil your Christmas fashion potential and wear a cheesy Christmas jumper like this iPhone enabled one - full details at

'Re-gifting' that bottle of red? Yes, we know you do! Put it in one of Seasalt's jute wine bags...

£3 each or two for £5 at

Wondering what to do with your Bros tapes? Here's something more constructive than just binning them....

£73.35 (+ delivery) from

As stylish and 'eco' as crackers are ever likely to get!

£40 from

All adopted out when it comes to donkeys and toilets? Well, how about adopting a vegetable instead?

From £20 at

Your tweenagers will appreciate these suggestions on howtheir skills can be taught to oldies to help make them more 'eco' (although not cooler, never cooler...)

£5 from & all good bookshops

Channel the spirit of Bing and keep your sub-tree area tidy with this 'White Christmas' sack

£35 fom

Time running out? Book a meal for a loved one at an independent restaurant. Keep your local business going into the New Year - have a lovely dinner with a friend - and no washing up!

Riverford Restaurant 3 course supper £26.50/person or £13.25 for 3-12 year olds -