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Eco-friendly Father's Day gift ideas

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Eco-friendly Father's Day gift ideas
Are you looking for eco-friendly gifts for Dad this Father’s day? We’ve put together a selection of sustainable Father’s Day gifts that we are sure he’ll love. You will also have that feelgood factor from knowing that you’ve chosen a planet-friendly gift from an organisation with an ethical and sustainable mission… Yay!!

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Fun furoshiki ideas for a zero waste Easter

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Fun furoshiki ideas for a zero waste Easter

Each year tonnes of waste is generated from Easter egg packaging alone. Thankfully a lot of brands have ditched the plastic this year and gone for cardboard only boxes and inserts... and some are completely packaging free!! When shopping for your eggs, this year have a look and see which brands have made the switch to plastic free...   Furoshiki are perfect for gift-wrapping Easter eggs, even when they aren't boxed. The fabric gift wrapping moulds beautifully to the egg shape allowing you to create a beautifully wrapped Easter gift in seconds.  Why not try a playful Easter bunny inspired...

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Eco-friendly Valentine's Day gift ideas

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Eco-friendly Valentine's Day gift ideas

Valentine's day is the perfect excuse to spoil your loved ones with a thoughtful treat. There are so many wonderful eco-friendly gift options available now, you can indulge the person you love without impacting the planet. We’ve met some fabulous makers and online stores offering a wide selection of handmade and sustainable products. To help you find a perfect gift, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite gift ideas to make this valentine's day special.  Of course, any of these beautiful gifts would pair perfectly with reusable gift wrap... so don't forget your furoshiki! Bee Retro Bee...

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The Furoshiki Wrap Company Christmas Collection

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The Furoshiki Wrap Company Christmas Collection

Furoshiki are the perfect eco-friendly alternative to wrapping paper. Every Christmas vast amounts of wrapping paper and tape are used and then thrown away after a single use. Furoshiki wraps are designed to solve this problem as they can be reused again and again for a variety of purposes, also avoiding the need for plastic tape. They can be reused to wrap another gift, or as a table lay, napkin, bag, festive scarf… or however your imagination takes you. Furoshiki can be washed and ironed if they get dirty and they are as good as new.  Furoshiki are quicker and...

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Re-gifting furoshiki... or not?

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Re-gifting furoshiki... or not?

Furoshiki are made to be reused... Whether that is by the recipient of the gift, or if you ask for the furoshiki back for you to be able to use it again, that is totally up to you. We gave this lovely dinosaur wrap to a friend recently and they used it to wrap our little girl's birthday pressie at the weekend. Rather than keeping it I'm going to pass it back to them to use again (as I have plenty of wraps to hand!). As more and more people you know start using furoshiki, the wraps will circulate and...

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