Palm Oil Free - gifts to help the planet that you really can enjoy without feeling guilty! Palm oil free chocolate, palm oil free soap, palm oil free toiletries

 

"Take care of the earth and she will take care of you."
Author Unknown

  

If you're looking for a gift for someone who cares about the planet, then these gifts could be just the thing, especially if you're looking for something small, perhaps as a little thank you

They give the recipient a little treat - which doesn't destroy the home of the Sumatran tiger or the orangutan, because they don't contain palm oil.   The rainforest is being destroyed rapidly by our desire for products with palm oil in them - and rainforests are home to these wonderful but sadly endangered species.  As well as giving the recipient a little treat, they give them the chance perhaps to try something new that they may not have heard of or tried before. 

Click here to see the Ethical Consumer's Palm Oil Guide

Which everyday products contain palm oil and what can you do about it? (WWF)

How about this Divine Milk Chocolate Advent Calendar - 85g How about this Divine Milk Chocolate Advent Calendar - 85g?   Count the days down to Christmas with this gorgeous Fairtrade chocolate made with the finest quality cocoa.   The advent calendar is free from soya, palm oil, GM ingredients, artificial preservatives, artificial colours and artificial flavours.  For £3.75, available from Ethical Superstore.


Visit Cocoa Loco to see their range of Christmas goodies! West Sussex based Cocoa Loco has lots of palm oil free chocolates, from gift boxes, message slabs and truffles to bars, buttons and thins.   They also have chocolate penguins, polar bears, fairies, robins and elves!  Their white chocolate buttons are gorgeous!   Tuck in at Cocoa Loco!
This Divine Vegan Tasting Hamper is available from Natural Collection

This Divine Vegan Tasting Hamper is available from Natural Collection.  It's great for anyone who loves a rich taste and who wants a dairy free diet.   There are six different flavoured sharing bars, plus mint thins and two personal dark chocolate bars as well.  Hampers may vary according to stock level.  For £29.95  Go to Natural Collection to find out more!

 

 

For orangutan lovers... For orangutan lovers...Swing over to the Orangutan Foundation.  You can buy palm oil free soap online and help orangutans at the same time!  These are Scent Trail Shea Butter Soap and there are currently three scents to choose from.  I treated my aunt to the lavender and Patchouli one, but there's also Geranium and also Orange and Pettigrain.  I treated myself to the lavender one and I just love the scent!  For £4.00 from the Orangutan Foundation.   (You could also adopt an orangutan as well!)
Take a look at this RSPB Revive hand care gift set The RSPB Online Shop has some lovely toilettries, including this Take a look at this RSPB Revive hand care gift set.  It contains two 100ml bottles - one hand cream and one hand wash, and they are presented in a gift box.  Revive is made in the beautiful county of Cornwall, and inspired by the wonderful calming and restorative power of the sea.  £13.99 from the RSPB - help nature as you shop!  Fly off to the RSPB Shop.   

This Écrin De Fleur – Organic Soap Set is handmade in France by artisanal soap makers.   It's a pack of 3 (Mandarin, Mint, Lemon).  They are eco friendly products, no plastic wrap, FSC-certified, and palm oil free.  Available for £20.15 from Amazon

Take a look at the Rainforest Foundation's list of products and whether there is palm oil in them - how does your favourite chocolate do?