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'tis the Season for Conscious Gift Giving

by Marie Heffernan
Tis’ the season to be jolly, Falalalala lalalala! There are many things to love about this time of year - ice skating, steaming cups of cocoa, staying cozy by a fireplace, visiting family and friends, and warm hugs. One of the best things is the spirit of giving and of selflessness. Sometimes, however, gift giving can be overwhelming in our current consumerism driven society. As a conscious consumer concerned with ethics and ecology, how should one shop for gifts this holiday season?
Give the gift of essentials! Consider buying something that this person will definitely need, rather than another item that will only see the light of day on Christmas before it is banished to the back of the closet for the rest of the year.
Essential gift ideas:
Intimate Apparel – This is an item that frequently needs to be replaced, so gifting an eco-friendly and ethically made panty or bralette is a great way to ensure you are not overflowing the recipient’s closet with unwanted c…