At Back to the Garden Childcare in Broadheath, Altrincham, we go above and beyond to ensure we’re looking after our planet, keeping our carbon footprint low, and using sustainable and environmentally-friendly everyday products! With Christmas just around the corner, why not make a difference to our beautiful planet and try shopping sustainably this year?
Here are our top tips on how to be sustainable and environmentally-conscious this Christmas all while enjoying the festive spirit!
1. Shop local
Not only do your favourite local and independent shops put their heart into their business and products so that you can get all unique presents for your loved ones all while supporting their work; being so close to home and sourcing produce and products within the UK means your unique presents have a low carbon footprint and are more planet-friendly!
2. Sometimes, handmade is best!
We’re always getting our craft on at Back to the Garden day nursery in Broadheath, Altrincham and we know homemade cards and gifts are a great way to show off your creativity and come straight from the heart. But, they also mean you’re reducing your carbon footprint and avoiding buying presents that may have materials harmful to the environment in them. What will you craft for your loved one this Christmas?
3. Wrap your beautiful gifts in eco-friendly wrapping paper
Eco-friendly wrapping paper is not only good for the environment with it being recyclable or compostable, but with sustainability being such a big focus right now there’s s many to choose from to make your presents extra personal and beautiful!
4. Buy children’s gifts that are eco-friendly
This year, instead of buying another plastic toy, why not buy a sustainable, fun and educational toy that your child will enjoy for years to come? At Back to the Garden day nursery in Altrincham, our facilities have been designed and built with sustainable and natural materials at its core!
Investing in a present that is eco-conscious in terms of materials and/or production processes will not only last but look after our beautiful planet at the same time! We recommend avoiding toys that have excessive packaging, are not made in the UK (a great way to shop local and small business all while reducing your carbon footprint!) and battery-powered plastic toys.
Are you looking for childcare in Broadheath in lockdown? Our beautifully natural day nursery in Altrincham is fully open to all our lovely back to the garden children again and thriving! Get in touch with us today to find out more about our day nursery in Broadheath, and to enquire about spaces while they’re still available!