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Sustainable Stocking Stuffers

The countdown has begun and Christmas Day will be here before we know it. With travel plans limited, most gifts are likely to be sent via mail this year, so it’s about time we started shopping. 

As a sustainable resort our earth-first philosophy guides everything we do and that doesn’t stop when it comes to gift giving! We’ve been keeping our eco-eyes peeled to bring you a selection of sustainable stocking stuffers and green gifts for you to present to friends and family this year.

We’re dreaming of a green Christmas…..let’s make this a more sustainable festive season together.

 

Under $10

Bawah Bamboo Straws

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As the world slowly bans straws – take the lead with these beautiful re-useable, all-natural, handmade bamboo straws. Sold as a pack of two.   As we say on Bawah, each re-useable straw means “one more happy turtle.”

$5 USD.  Available to purchase in our online boutique.

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Bawah Batik Face Masks

 

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Masks are here to stay, especially if you plan to travel. As a sustainable resort we love alternatives to single-use masks and these reusable face masks look great on everyone. Our cloth masks are created exclusively for Bawah Reserve by Batik Losari, an organisation providing opportunities for women to improve their standard of living through cultural preservation activities in Indonesia.

$10 USD

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Under $50

Planet Friendly Natural Dental Set

 

Planet Friendly Dental Kit

This dental kit has all your dental essentials whilst protecting the planet from too much plastic. Silk dental floss, a bamboo toothbrush and a glass jar of super effective toothpaste powder.

$20 USD
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Star of Wonder Ornament

 

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This ornament is handcrafted by artisans in Indonesia working with Ten Thousand Villages
fair trade partner Pekerti Nusantara, which provides advance payments and access to loans
for makers to invest in materials and equipment.

$20.99 USD
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Bare Vida Batik Beeswax Wraps

 

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Handmade Eco Wax Wraps in a set of three. Ditch the cling film and single use wrap and switch to natural, reusable beeswax wraps. The antibacterial properties of the beeswax help to keep your food fresh. Each set comes in a variety of unique batik patterns.

$20.00 USD
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Bawah Breeze Candle: Made by the Riau Candle Co

 

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A fair trade social enterprise by The Seed Basket, 100% of the profits from each candle purchased support empowering women and local families to create a better future. Bawah lies in the Riau province so we are happy to support this great local charity.

$20 USD

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Bawah Re-useable Drinking Bottle

 

Bawah Copper Water Bottle

These copper bottles are iconic here at Bawah, as we do not allow single use plastic on the island.  Each guest is provided with a beautiful copper bottle on arrival.

They’ve become so popular we now sell them as gifts!

350ml $20 USD
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Sukkhacitta Happiness Bracelet 

 

Happiness Bracelet

An award-winning social enterprise changing lives in rural Indonesia, this beautiful Happiness bracelet is made by Mothers in Medono Village, Central Java.  They knot each of these by hand  using up-cycled threads. 100% naturally-dyed from fruits, leaves, and minerals. Each comes in a special pouch made from offcuts, with a delicate ribbon accent and a tiny tag featuring a handwritten quote from the reminder you chose.

IDR 245,000

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Nutirify Re-useable Cotton Pads Gift Set

 

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Encourage your loved ones to do their bit for the planet and reduce waste in landfill sites. These organic cotton pads come in a stylish bamboo container.

20 GBP
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Jungle Culture Bamboo Re-useable Razor

 

Bamboo Razor

Unisex gift – with a hint of nostalgia to shavers of the past, this one can help eliminate plastic waste from using disposable razors.

16.99 GBP
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$100 and above

Bawah Gift Vouchers

 

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Give the gift of paradise! Don’t know what to give to your travel-happy family, how about the gift of a holiday to our sustainable resort. Vouchers available in any denomination from $100 USD and up.

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Home Composting

 

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Keen to start a community garden? Encourage your friends and family to grow their own herbs and veggies and what better place to start than making your own organic compost. These worm farms are sure to make them squirm into action! This indoor worm farm is stylish and won’t take up much space and will produce nutrient rich compost for your garden.

 $129 USD Gift vouchers also available.

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A Box on a Mission Subscription

 

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The #byeplastic Collection. Give a three-box
subscription to an eco-savvy person in your life. These plastic-reducing, zero-waste toolkits
make it fun and easy for all of us to reduce dependence on plastic. Each box is curated with
artfully crafted, eco-friendly, reusable products. 

$125.
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Donation to the Anambas Foundation

 

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We would be remiss if we did not mention the  Foundation we actively support that continues to work with the local community in the Anambas islands with projects on Forest Conservation, Marine Conservation and programmes to lift up the local communities.  All donations go directly to the programmes they support.
BUY NOW

Once you have your gifts picked out, be sure to wrap your gift naturally!

Every year tonnes of gift wrap is used once and thrown away. Why not try using newspaper, an old scarf or check out this beautiful reuseable gift wrap.

We do hope this gift guide will inspire you to be stylishly sustainable in your gift giving this year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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