As we gather to celebrate love, joy, and gratitude, let's extend our care to the Earth. This time of year, it can be especially difficult to shop sustainably with the looming darkness of excessive waste and overconsumption on your shoulder. If this resonates, we are here for you! The holidays don't have to be wasteful or overwhelming. At Friendsheep, every single product is crafted with intention and made to last while also putting a smile on your loved one's face as well as the planet's. Sustainable, cruelty-free, plastic-free, and fair trade gifts are out there (and probably not too far either!)
Every year, over 400 million tonnes of plastic are produced worldwide, half of which is designed solely for single-use. A meager 9% of all the plastic produced gets recycled, and annually more than 23 million tonnes of plastic end up in our lakes, rivers, and seas. Packaging and single-use items are among the main culprits of this plastic pollution.
If you’re looking for ways to freshen your laundry in a way that aligns with your lifestyle, read on! Here are three simple solutions that are safe, natural, cost-effective, earth and animal friendly, and FUN. DIY fans – we’ve even included a recipe to make your own essential oil spray!
When you care about the environment, how products are sourced, avoiding toxins, limiting waste, and promoting fair trade wages, gift-giving can seem challenging. Perhaps even overwhelming. Especially when your friends fall into the category of not ‘needing more’. Though the holidays don’t have to hurt the environment. And the gifts you give can leave a smile on your loved one’s face – and the Artisan’s and the Planet’s!
Small Actions = Big Impacts - Partnering to Plant Trees.
When we say that for each item sold we plant one tree towards permanent reforestation, we mean it.
Here at Friendsheep, we care for the Earth, the ocean, children, animals, equality, nature, and those in need. And we aim for an impact that spreads far beyond the creation of any product. In fact, those adorable Eco Dryer Balls you’re using (and every item we dream up) do way more than help with laundry time: Each of our products provide us all a platform to do more good.