Festival essentials – our ethical ‘best buys’ from around the web

We love a good festival and they don’t come much better than Glastonbury. Whether raining or sunny it’s a guaranteed good time for all. We’ve put together a list of essentials for Glastonbury just for you, to make the weekend even better!


1. Stay hydrated

Our friends at Aquapax provide exceptional quality drinking water in recyclable, non plastic packaging. Looks fantastic too. By far the best way to stay hydrated at the pyramid stage or in the dance tent.

Aquapax 500ml

Pick up a pack from your nearest Holland and Barrett



2. Home sweet home

Ok, it may end up splashed in mud, beer and worse but if you want to stand out from the crowd in the green fields in style then look no further than this tent made from responsibly sourced materials from Liberty!

Theodora Liberty Print Adult Tent

Order online from Liberty



3. Sun kissed skin

Organic and packed full of goodness, Neal’s Yard remedies were the first health and beauty brand to be awarded 100/100 for ethics by the ethical company organization.

NEW Lemongrass Moisturising Sun Lotion SPF 30

Shop Neal’s Yard Organic Ethical products





4. All weather jacket

Paramo have been making excellent quality outdoor gear since 1984. Manufactured by ‘at risk’ women in Bogota, their ethical policy is second to none in this field.

Paramo Torres Jacket £150

Find your nearest retailer or order online






5. Keep yourself warm

The Merino Possum is a major introduced pest in New Zealand, where Noble Wilde turn them into warm, breathable and durable products. This awesome hat will keep you warm during the British summer nights as you try to find your way back to your tent.

Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat

Head over to the Ray Mears store to order yours


Dry shampoo

6. Save your hair

Made in the USA and not tested on animals, this is about as ethical as you can get for a dry shampoo. Unless you’re very lucky you’re not going to see shower for a couple of days so this might be your best option.

Not your Mother’s ‘Clean Freak’ dry shampoo

Order now and shop other products in the Not Your Mothers range




7. Create some shadesun hat

A Bailey hat will keep the sun off your noggin. They’re super cool and made ethically, often using surprising materials such as Seagrass!

Bailey Hats Mannes Trilby – Blue Multi

Learn more about Bailey hats



8. Make a splash

50% natural rubber wellies from the socially responsible and ethical SeaSalt in Cornwall. Let’s face it you’re gonna need them!

Deck Wellies

Order your wellies online or find your nearest shop




9. Shine a light

When it’s time to find your way back to your tent, you’re going to need a torch and in our experience it’s always better to have your hands free. Nobody makes headtorches better than Petzl! We recommend the Tikka.

Tikka Headlamp

Find you nearest retailer or order online



ear plugs

10. Get some shut eye

If it all gets too much for you, you can always try to turn in early, or sleep through the morning but you might need some earplugs! Try Hearos Skull Screws! Made from recyclable material and reusable!

Hearos Skull Scews Earplugs

Order yours now





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11. Stay clean

One thing that’s clear at Glastonbury is that you’re going to need to use the toilet. They’re not nice. Grab some Biodegradeable hand sanitiser from bioD. It’s good stuff and there’s lots of it! You’re gonna need it!

Hand Sanitiser – Geranium – 500ml


Order your hand wash here

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