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The Christmas Creatives take on Sustainable Gifts

Making Christmas Sustainable

Sustainability is a hot topic for everyone right now, and as a Christmas tree decorators, it’s something Christmas Creatives cares about as well. There is a global trend towards hiring rather than buying goods, and that is one of the things you can feel good about when you hire a Christmas tree from us. You can have a beautiful Christmas tree that is different every year, without having to buy endless amounts of Christmas decorations which can often end up broken or unwanted and in the bin. We buy top quality decorations and trees that can be used year after year which means less plastic to landfill.

A more sustainable Christmas is a great goal to aim for and can extend from decorations to food and celebrations and gift giving. Last year we received some awesome Christmas gifts such as re-usable coffee pods, beeswax food wraps and homemade treats.

Here are the Christmas Creatives top 6 tips for sustainable Christmas gift giving

#6 Buy sustainable

  • Consider the impact you want to have on the environment with your gift giving
  • Fair trade/living wage/sustainable – how about a plant?

#5 Buy local

  • Support Local Business owners – keep the money in your local economy
  • Check out local markets for unique gifts

#4 Make

  • Cookies, meringues, jam, caramel sauce
  • Get the kids to make a piece of art
  • Give the gift of time – clean up your friend’s garden or help prep their firewood for next winter

#3 Buy second hand

  • Hit up the second hand/ charity shops – added bonus that the funds enable the charities to help the less fortunate members of society during what is a hard time of year for many
  • Check out Trade Me - recycle another person’s unwanted gift from last Christmas
  • Second-hand is a great rule to implement for your office Secret Santa game

#2 Buy less

  • Give experiences instead of “things”
  • Implement Secret Santa with the family so each person is just buying one gift

#1 Don’t go into debt to give someone a gift

  • Presence is better than presents

Christmas Creatives salted caramel sauce as a gift

We are a proud Wellington Christmas company and have been serving the greater Wellington Region for 10 years now and are excited to be offering our services to Auckland in 2022. We offer a full Christmas decoration hire service which includes bespoke design, decorated Christmas tree hire, delivery, set-up and removal of Christmas trees and other Christmas decoration hire.

If you'd like to use the services of Christmas Creatives to make Christmas more sustainable at your business, function or event, please contact us to discuss your needs.


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