Gong Xi Fa Cai CNY 2022

Wishing you good health and good luck in the new year.

From the Bawah Reserve Team.

 

 

 

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Sustainable Christmas Gifts and Stocking Stuffers

Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas - Bawah Reserve Gift Voucher

The countdown has begun and Christmas day will be here before we know it.  It's time to get working through your Christmas gift shopping list...

We’ve been keeping our eco-eyes peeled to bring you a selection of sustainable Christmas gift ideas for your friends and family this year.

As a sustainable resort, our earth-first philosophy guides everything we do and that doesn’t stop when it comes to gift-giving! We’re dreaming of a green Christmas…..let’s make this a more sustainable festive season together.

 

Under $15 USD 

Bawah Bamboo Straws

bawah bamboo reuseable straw stocking stuffer idea

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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Re-useable Tote bag

 

The Ethical Superstore has thesefun  ARTHOUSE Unlimited tote canvas shopper bags. 

Arthouse is a social enterprise creating artworks for sale, made by a collective of artists who are living with complex epilepsy and learning disabilities requiring varying levels of support. 100% of their sales revenue sustains the enterprise enabling it to expand and evolve.

$11.25 USD

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Bawah Batik Face Masks

 

 

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 face 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

Organic No-Waste Face Washing Travel Kit

Zero waste travel Kit Sustainable Christmas Gift idea

As travel begins to resume this little zero waste travel set is perfect. It contains: Mesh Laundry bag, 3 x Organic Cotton Facial Rounds, 1 x Organic & Bamboo Wash Cloth.

$27 USD
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Star of Wonder Ornament

 

Star of wonder ornament sustainable stocking stuffer idea
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.

$22.99 USD
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Bare Vida Batik Re-useable Beeswax Wraps

reusable beeswax wraps sustainable stocking stuffer ideas

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 beeswax help to keep your food fresh. Each set comes in a variety of unique batik patterns.

$19.99 USD
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Bawah Breeze Candle

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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 sustainable stocking stuffer ideas

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 

An award-winning social enterprise changing lives in rural Indonesia, this beautiful Happiness bracelet is made by Mothers in 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.

$16.98 USD

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Nutirify Re-useable Cotton Pads Gift Set

 

Nutrify re-useable cotton pad gift set, sustainable stocking stuffer ideas

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.

9.99 GBP
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Jungle Culture Bamboo Re-useable Razor

 

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

18.99 GBP
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$100 and above

Bawah Gift Vouchers

 

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

 

composter gift vermicom posting sustainable stocking stuffers

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.

 $149 USD Gift vouchers also available.

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A Box on a Mission Subscription

bye plastic gift box subscription

 

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. 

$154.95
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Donation to the Anambas Foundation

 

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We would be remiss if we did not mention the Anambas  Foundation that continues to work with the local community in the Anambas islands with projects on Forest Conservation, Marine Conservation, and programs to lift up the local communities.  All donations go directly to the programs they support.
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We also LOVED this list from Positive News: 25 Sustainable Gifts to give this Christmas and once you have your gifts picked out, be sure to wrap them sustainably!  Every year tonnes of Christmas gift wrap is used once and thrown away. Why not try using an old newspaper or magazine and be sure to check out these other great Worthwhile Wrapping ideas.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gong Xi Fa Cai CNY 2022

Wishing you good health and good luck in the new year.

From the Bawah Reserve Team.

 

 

 

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