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Sustainable Advent Calendars for 2021

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From refillable townhouses to plastic free tea boxes, these are the advent calendars making the lead up to Christmas that little bit greener.

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Sustainable Advent Calendars for 2021

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Melt Chocolates Notting Hill House Luxury Chocolate Advent Calendar, £69, meltchocolates.com

Based on the iconic architecture found in London’s Notting Hill, this advent calendar features Melt Christmas favourites like Chestnut Pate de Fruit, Gingerbread Caramel and Orange Praline. This advent calendar is completely plastic-free.

Lights for Fun Advent Calendar

Winter Scene Wooden Advent Calendar, £39.99, lights4fun.co.uk

A beautiful winter wonderland awaits those who open up this advent calendar, with snowy hills, reindeer and warm LED lights creating a beautiful festival glow. It can be refilled year after year with your favourite sweets and treats.

Teapigs Advent Calendar

teapigs Christmas Advent Calendar, £29.99, teapigs.co.uk 

Packed with 23 vegan-friendly tea blends, teapigs curates a variety of calming, soothing and energising drinks to get you through the lead up to Christmas. This is a plastic-free and ethically sourced advent calendar from a B Corp certified brand.

Dragons of Walton Street Advent Calendar

Dragons of Walton Street Christmas Advent Calendar, £1,450, dragonsofwaltonstreet.com

The dolls house advent calendar is handmade by craftsmen in the South of England, with 24 drawers packed with Dragons chocolates. This is a limited edition run (so make sure to grab one before they’re gone), but the advent calendar can be refilled year after year.

Dr. Hauschka Advent Calendar

Dr. Hauschka Advent Calendar 2021, £85, drhauschka.co.uk

Dr. Hauschka fills its advent calendar with 24 reusable cotton sacks containing trial-sized beauty products, worth over £150. The brand is known for creating luxury skincare products that are sustainably sourced, cruelty free and natural. The advent calendar is also refillable, so you can use it again next year.

PLAYin Choc Advent Calendar

PLAYin CHOC Advent Calendar, £55, playinchoc.com

Behind each of the 24 windows in PLAYin CHOC’s advent calendar you’ll find a chocolate, toy and fun fact card – meaning you can get three treats each day before Christmas. The outer sleeve can also be opened up into a landscape play mat. It’s plastic, dairy, nut, gluten and soy free, and is 100% organic.

The Little Boys Room Refillable Wooden Advent Gin Christmas Tree

The Little Boys Room Refillable Wooden Advent Gin Christmas Tree, £169.95, notonthehighstreet.com 

Get ready for the holidays with this gin-a-day advent calendar (for grownups only), which features 24 5cl bottles of spirit. The calendar is made of wood and can be refilled so you can use it again next year – or when you’re in the mood for a month-long tipple sesh.

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