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Making that Christmas list

Dec 10

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The top ethical presents

Here are some of the most ethical gifts that we have rated in our buyers' guides to ensure you can enjoy an ethical Christmas.


Board Games
– Lanka Kade, Orchard Toys, Myriad Toys, Shared Earth and Traidcraft are all best buys and score 15 in our buyers' guide to board games

Cars, trains and planes – Maya Organic with a score of 15.5, Plan Toys with a score of 13.5 and Solar Speedsters from Holz with a score of 14.5 are all recommended in our guide to cars, trains and plains.

Creative and Construction – Maya Organic wooden toys, Paperpod models, Myriad, Traidcraft and Happy Mais are best buys and all score over 13.5 in our creative and construction toys buyers guide

Dolls and action figures – Lanka Kade 15 and Plan Toys 13.5 in our guide to Dolls and action figures and are recommended as best buys


Alternative Fashion – Gossypium, Liv, Bishopston Trading, People Tree, Traidcraft, Annie Greenabelle, Frank & Faith, Komodo, THTC, Greenfibres, Lowie, and Bibico are all Ethical Consumer best buys.


Brandy – Brard Blanchard and Guy Pinard are both organic and score 16 in our guide to Brandy making them best buys

Whiskey – Highland Harvest organic whisky which scores 15 in our buyers' guide to whiskey and is also a best buy recommendation

Audio Visual

Digital Camera's
– Casio with a score of 12 and Ricoh with a score of 11 are recommended in our buyers' guide to digital cameras

Games Consoles – Nintendo is recommended in our guide to games consoles with a score of 7.5

MP3 Players – The wind-up Eco Media Player with a score of 13 is the best buy in our MP3 buyers' guide.

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