The Burlap People – ‘Hand Crafted Bags for Earthy Souls’

The Burlap People make rad bags. Like good looking, well made, unique, beautiful bags. Better than that, from their home in West Bengal, India, they make bags that have a story behind them and a lot of heart. Bags that have been designed with sustainability and ethics in mind. I chatted to Sam, one of the dynamic trio behind the company, to hear more about The Burlap People way of doing business.

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How to Keep Your Gift Giving Low Waste

Christabel Balfour*Pic of the beautiful works by Christabel Balfour*

Living zero or low waste is a tricky one at the best of times, but Christmas! Christmas and waste seem to go hand in hand. Your credit card can end up seeing more of you than your favourite people as we enter a frenzy of spending on tat that the festive season seems to demand we buy.

Alright. *Negativity over* because we also know that Christmas goes hand in hand with BRILLIANT things; giving, outrageous generosity and quality time with loved ones. Awesome. So how do we reconcile wanting to show people we really like them with acting consciously and loving the planet at the same time?

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