The year 2020 has taught us so much, most of which we certainly didn't want to know. For example, not only could I have done without feeling what it feels like not being able to see good friends for too long months, I could also have seen how an entire year could contract like an accordion into what felt like 3 days, which got stranger Behaved wisely at the same time as a tough, never-ending 40 years.
Sustainable gift giving
8 tips for a sustainable Christmas
Give your loved ones sustainable gifts!
But what I certainly cannot do without, and this strange year made it clear to me once again, are the people who are close to my heart. It therefore seems all the more appropriate and important to me to show these people what they mean to me. And how much nicer a gift is when it not only considers the recipient, but also the environment! That's why I have somege Sustainable gift and Christmas inspiration brought together that not only give your end of the year the festivity that the past few months have missed, but can also give space to sustainability, because: Better a carefully selected gift than one that is ultimately just avoidable consumption.
Show your loved ones what they mean to you!
1. Donations instead of gifts
This year, instead of collecting individual gifts that you might not like in the end, you could simply make a donation. There are so many great organizations that could use your help and what could be better than doing good where it is most needed?
2. Buy from small businesses
Small companies teem with diversity, passion and creativity. Here you can be sure that the products you buy are made with love and of course you can support the companies that make our cities so colorful and livable..
3. Rent instead of buy
Who says that you always have to give away possessions? The great thing about it: You don't have to commit yourself to a product that you then have to wear over and over again, but you give it back after wearing it, someone else can be happy about it and you can choose something new. What a great concept! Your loved ones will certainly be happy about a voucher for a membership, our earth certainly does!l!
4. Upcycled wrapping paper
A very simple way to avoid waste is to use old newspapers instead of wrapping paper so that all the bad news goes to good use. Or you could collect twigs to tie around your surprises. The possibilities are really unlimited, it's fun and you avoid garbage, it doesn't get any better than that!m!
Give your loved ones a heart who owns yours anyway
5. Maren Jewelery Gifts
And of course many of the Maren Jewelery pieces are also ideal as gifts. All jewelry is handmade from recycled 18k gold or recycled 925 sterling silver and set with beautiful synthetic eco diamonds. If you haven't seen it yet, take a look at mine gifts page stop by and get inspired.
6. Make your own cards
Homemade is always nice, especially when it avoids waste. Maybe you'll find beautiful branches or grass that you can tie to your Christmas card, or you can get creative yourself with a pen or brush. The result will certainly bring a lot of joy and will have a longer life than a purchased card that might go straight into the trash after reading.
7. Decoration from nature
And while we're on the subject of twigs: Why not do without superfluous decorations and bring the Christmas beauty of nature into the living room. If you then also use (energy-saving) fairy lights instead of candles, you'll end up with more contemplation and nothing from the garbage..
8. Gift Certificate
You're just not sure which piece of jewelry suits the taste of your recipient Then there is a gift card certainly a good choice. Not only will everyone find something beautiful here that is handmade just for the recipient, the Maren Jewelery vouchers are also very aesthetically embossed and of high quality and are therefore wonderfully suitable for further use as decoration.
Written By Moritz Hackl
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