17 Dec 2018

In this blog, Simon Dowling of WCVA provides some ethical relief from the material overload of shopping for your loved ones over the festive period.

Xmas gift

Christmas is coming and those that are a bit last-minute like me may still be trying to find that perfect gift for your loved ones. With our heightened awareness of the impact of plastics on the environment, and indeed of the disposable nature of the culture we live in, Christmas shopping can sometimes feel like it might be doing more harm than good. 

Last year I made concerted effort to try to at least buy some of my gifts from places that give back to society. If you want to support people doing excellent things for our communities then this list of socially conscious Christmas gifts from Wales may help! 

I'm not saying that there is no packaging involved or that we'll solve the world's problems overnight, but if you're going to buy a big pile of presents this year why not support those trying to make a difference at the same time? If nothing else I can guarantee it'll make you feel warm inside when you're battling the elements this winter...

Keep reading on the WCVA blog