3 gift ideas for an ecological Christmas
The holidays are coming up and you’re in lack of inspiration? The Green Hotels Paris, the Eiffel Trocadéro and the Gavarni, have selected for you 3 ecological gift ideas to leave at the Christmas tree’s foot. From the jewels in recycled materials of the brand Dopo to the Nature & Découvertes’s button mushrooms manufacturing kit, going through the notebook in biodegradable paper Papier Merveille, here is many original ideas to make your relatives happy at Christmas while preserving the planet.
1/ The accessories and jewels Dopo
The creator of the brand Dopo, Aline Scamps, gives a second life to recycled materials to create original accessories for everyone. Indeed, this upcycling brand reuses inner tubes, seat belts, recycled or natural fabrics, or even leather scraps to turn it into chic and bold earrings, wallets, bow ties, evening purses, or even sling bags. A beautiful gift idea for a fashion and ecological Christmas.
Silver evening purse: €35 / Grey wallet: €22.
The products Dopo are available on the brand’s website (in French).
2/ The button mushrooms manufacturing kit
The Nature & Découvertes’s button mushrooms manufacturing kit allows to grow 1,5 kg of button mushrooms in only 5 weeks, without having a garden. Intended to budding gardeners, this simple and practical kit gathers everything that is needed to grow organic button mushrooms at home. This is the perfect gift to make a related or a friend that has a green thumb happy!
Button mushrooms manufacturing kit: €14,95.
The button mushrooms manufacturing kit is available in the Nature & Découvertes shops, namely at the Beaugrenelle Shopping Centre, but also on the brand’s website.
Centre Commercial Beaugrenelle
12, rue Linois
Tel: +33 (0)1 58 01 14 05
Metro: Charles Michels or Javel-André Citroën (line 10) or Javel (RER C).
Open from Monday to Saturday from 10a.m. to 10:30p.m., and on Sunday from 11a.m. to 7p.m.
3/ The Papier Merveille ROC notebook
The Papier Merveille ROC notebook is sold as the cleanest in the world, constituted from stone paper, it compounds 80% of stone powder (calcium carbonate) and 20% of polyethylene (non-toxic petroleum derivate). Environmentally-friendly as it is 100% biodegradable and ecological, this paper does not generate any soil pollution and it does not contain wood or chlorine water unlike the other traditional papers. A useful, pretty and green gift that undoubtedly will make your relatives happy.
ROC notebook: €28.
The products Papier Merveille are available on the brand’s website (in French).