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Sustainable Favourites for Autumn
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October 2021
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Going green

This month we’re embracing the arrival of autumn with these sustainable favourites.

1. Water Bottle

Quench your thirst with this pretty-in-pink drinks bottle which is 100 percent leakproof, so perfect to pack in your backpack ready for a day out and about. Ditch the plastic and embrace the re-useable properties of this stainless steel bottle, keeping drinks hot for 12 hours or cold for 24. Insulated Drinks Bottle, £20 Qwetch at Something Good Co, Jesmond

2. Wash Bag

Whether you’re up to your eyes in mud from a long walk with the dogs, or just want to be more eco-friendly with your washing, the GuppyFriend bag will be your go-to. Not only does this sustainable wash bag protect your clothes, it also prevents fabrics shedding fibres that typically enter our oceans and rivers. Washing Bag, £25 GuppyFriend at Presca Sportswear, Middlesbrough

3. Jumper

As the temperatures cool, cosy up with this merino bamboo mix super-soft knit. Produced without irrigation or pesticides, bamboo absorbs five times more carbon than hardwood trees, making it a sustainable alternative to cotton. Linscott Bamboo Cropped Knit, £69 bambooclothing.co.uk

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4. Food Wrap

Reducing your plastic waste helps protect the environment, and these cute beeswax food wraps are a perfect eco-friendly alternative to cling film. Use them again and again for autumnal al fresco lunches and keep your delicious treats fresh. Sandwich Pack in Fox, £12 bumblewrap.co.uk

5. Lead The Way

It doesn’t matter if you’re heading to the beach or into the woods, be sure the dogs are stepping out in style too with these eco-friendly collars. The team behind Eco Dog Designs handcraft these stylish dog collars and put eco-friendly practices at the forefront of the business – including a return, recycle and renew scheme. Orange and Grey Tartan Dog Lead, from £15, ecodogdesigns.com

6. Deodorant

Feel fresh with this all-natural vegan deodorant. Using a sunflower wax base, alongside ingredients such as coconut oil, Ku.tis gives you the lasting freshness of a regular deodorant without all the commercial chemicals inside. Vegan Deodorant, £6.50 Ku.tis, stockists regionwide

Fancy Green Footwear

1. Pull on these Courmayeur Chelsea boots for both a style-conscious and eco-conscious look. Almost all of the Timberland Earthkeepers range is made with at least one eco-conscious material, and these stylish boots have a footbed made from 75 percent bio-based renewable materials. Courmayeur Chelsea boots, £150 Timberland, stockists regionwide

2. These PETA approved, vegan, pull-on ankle boots will have you leading the way on your walks this autumn. Hand-crafted using soft vegan eco-suede, these camel boots feature a comfortable heel which is just the right height for fashionable strolling. Phoenix Camel ankle boots, £230 beyond-skin.com

3. These hardwearing, reliable and vegan Hi-Tec walking boots will keep your feet dry and cool. Made with lightweight EVA insoles which provide underfoot cushioning that will mould to your feet, your feet will be supported for longer. Raven mid rise waterproof walking boots, £60 Hi-Tec at Alternative Stores, Whitley Bay

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