The best eco-friendly buys

The best eco-friendly buys

Pukka Vanilla Chai Teabags, £2.39 for 20 bags

There's nothing like a cup of herbal tea to give you a lift - especially when it's an ethical blend! Pukka teas are all certified organic, while ingredients are Fairtrade, packaging is FSC certified and the firm invests in conservation projects too. Vanilla chai is a spicy afternoon pick-me-up that can be enjoyed without milk.

Doisy and Dam Superfood Chocolate, £1.75/45g

Not only are these super-tasty dark chocolate bars made in the UK with organic ingredients, but they are also packed with health-boosting ingredients - from chia seeds to goji berries - so you won't feel guilty digging in!

Tapped Birch Water with Apple and Root Ginger, three for £7.50

Birch water - collected from birch trees - is a 100 per cent organic health drink, containing 35 calories per serving. It is claimed to reduce cellulite, help arthritis and detox the body. Alone it doesn't have a strong flavour, but we loved this apple and ginger mixture.

Seed and Bean chocolate bars, from 99p/32g

Vegans often miss out on chocolate treats, but not so with Seed and Bean which boasts a range of 12 dark bars which are all dairy-free. There are also 18 other varieties for non-vegans, and the whole range are handmade, organic, 100 per cent Fairtrade and ethical.

Fairtrade Cambalala wine, £3.99 from Aldi

Ethical doesn't have to mean pricey, as this fruity Fairtrade bottle of red for just £3.99 proves.

Bee Good Intensive Hand Repair, £12/50ml

Bee Good works closely with British bee organisations to protect the countryside and farmers with its UK-made products.

Crazy Jack Organic Soft Ready to Eat Organic Aprictos, £4.49/250g, from Tesco, Ocado, Amazon and health food shops

The whole range of Crazy Jack dried fruits and nuts are organically grown, making them better for the planet and tastier too.

Jali Sheesham nest of tables, £65.69

All of the wood used by Casa Bella Furniture is ethically sourced and Fairtrade, so you can be sure everyone involved has been fairly paid.

Teko Evapor8 Ultralight Low Socks, £10

These remarkable socks are made from 100 per cent recycled fishing nets - and are surprisingly comfy! They're also perfect for exercising as they are designed to keep feet cool and dry no matter how warm you get.

Spontex Microfibre All Puprose Kit, £4.99, all good supermarkets

Cut down on the chemicals you use around your home with these handy all-purpose cloths. Just use water to get your home sparkly - plus they are machine washable, so you can reuse them again and again.

Lavera Basis Shower Body Milk, £8.45/200ml

Lavera products are organic and vegan, and this soothing shower milk is great for softening up dry skin.

M&S Pure Super Grape Face Serum, £16/30ml

Made from the leftover crushed pulp of grapes used in M&S wine, this serum is the ultimate 'waste not, want not' treat! It provides 90 per cent protection against damaging free radicals, plus it's super softening.

Buko Organic Coconut Water, £15.92 for eight cartons

A healthy, organic drink that's great to enjoy after exercise.

Fairtrade Armadillo toy, £19.99

Born Gifted has a brilliant range of handmade Fairtrade cotton toys that the grandchildren are sure to love.