This eco-friendly wooden advent calendar is what you are looking for if you are in the search of a more sustainable option for your little one's advent surprises. It is made of fibre board and can easily be assembled without the need of any hammer or nails.
With the integrated number wheel you can set the date accordingly every day and fill the box with stamps, pencils, erasers, nuts or tangerines, warm socks and other small gifts – every day there is a new surprise! A great sustainable option which can be reused every year!
- "Trip to the park with me" type handwritten experience treats;
- A photo of a special shared memory;
- Pieces of a puzzle (we have some lovely plastic-free ones to offer coming soon);
- Pieces of a construction toy - Binabo has a 24-piece bag!
- Plastic-free treats, e.g., boxes of raisins, dates, foil- or compostable-wrapped chocolates (like these vegan, organic, allergen-free ones); or
- Small treats and small plastic-free toys from our stocking-filler / advent-fillers collections, here.
What it contains: A reusable recycled-wood (fibreboard) advent calendar for self-assembly. Before you assemble it measures 16.5cm x 16.5cm x 2.5cm; once assembled it measures 16.5cm x 16.5cm x 16.5cm
Feel great about where it comes from:
- Raw materials from Europe? Yes - Germany
- Organic? No - the wood is organic but the paint used is not
- Manufactured in Europe? Yes - Germany
- What's it made from? The material used for this advent calendar are fibreboards in E0 and E1 quality standards (all from local German forests) as well as FSC–certified and recycled paper. The paint used is solvent-free and does not contain any toxic or hazardous substances.
- What's it packaged in? Unfortunately the product is shrinkwrapped
- Shipping packaging from manufacturer to us: Cardboard
- Plastic-free? Yes - the advent calendar itself is plastic free but unfortunately the maker users shrinkwrap for packaging
- Vegan? Yes
- Free from testing on animals? Yes
- Reused upcycled or recycled? No
Feel great about where it goes after you've used it:
- Biodegradable / compostable? Yes - the wood is biodegradable
- Reusable / refillable? Yes - reusable and refillable for many Christmas's ahead :)
- Recyclable? Yes
Feel great about you and your child using it:
- Great for ages: This advent calendar is designed as an ornament to be used for the whole family and has not been tested or certified for use as a toy by children.
- Shelf life: Indefinite
- Awards: This German maker has won a number of awards over the years including FaMi-Siegel in 2015 and 2019, Green Brand Award in 2015 and 2017 and many more.
- Safety standards met: No - Materials used for this advent calendar carry the EU Ecolabel as well as the Blauer Engel certificate for products that are particularly environmentally compatible. As this is an ornament intended for a family to use together, and not a toy intended for a child to use alone, it does not require or bear the CE-mark.
- Solvent-free? Yes
- Gluten-free? Yes
- Peanut-free? Yes
- Soy-free? Yes
- Lactose-free? Yes
- Easy to wash-off clothes skin? n/a
- Improvements we're working on in this product: We think it's a lovely advent calendar but we would love to see alternative packaging being considered in the future instead of shrinkwrap