1. Buy high-quality presents
With the important matter of the climate crisis dominating the headlines, an increasing number of small businesses are rising to the challenge of creating quality products that are designed to last. From homeware and books to accessories and outerwear, these are items have been made with care and using sustainable methods – so are well worth investing in. In the UK, stores like Pembrokeshire’s Really Wild Emporium, Emily Carter London and Finisterre Edinburgh work hard to be aware of their environment and social impact, and provide a handy online service that can deliver worldwide.