This year, the season of festivities is being kicked off with Raksha Bandhan and like each year, sisters across the country are going to tie Rakhis on their brothers' wrists as a token of their love and appreciation and as a knot to protect them from all harm and danger. But amidst all this celebration, who is looking after the environment and its well wellbeing?

Making conscious and sustainable changes is how one can start protecting the environment. This can start with the simple switch to eco friendly rakhis instead of your traditional non biodegradable rakhis that are mostly made out of plastic following questionable manufacturing and labour practices. With eco-friendly rakhis, you are keeping up with traditions while contributing positively to the planet.

Make this switch with us by shopping sustainably this Raksha Bandhan. Shop from a variety of green rakhis that vary from plantable rakhis to upcycled rakhis to silver rakhis to artisanal rakhis that are all handmade and crafted with love.

Ekibeki copper enamelled Rakhis

Ekibeki works with local artisans and craftsmen to create these copper enamelled rakhis, also known as Minakari. Each piece is the result of their meticulous attention to detail and expert craftsmanship, making these designs and enamels timeless like the bond with your siblings.

Luka Chupi upcycled Rakhis

Luka Chupi works with artisans from Kutch to source Ajrakh hand block printed fabric and with the leftover cloths, they make these lovely upcycled rakhis. As each rakhis is the result of using upcycled materials, each piece looks different and unique making them one-of-a-kind.

Gulmeher plantable Rakhis

The women of Gulmer handcrafts these beautiful rakhis using biodegradable materials like handmade paper, cotton, jute and pressed flower petals. They also add some seeds in their rakhis so they can be planted after the celebration of Raksha Bandhan.

Froggmag Artisanal Rakhis

Quirky yet royal rakhis that are expertly crafted by local artisans who work on reviving the historic Indian artefacts and designs. They use a very specific and traditional process to create these artistic rakhis making them distinct and exquisite.

Oonth Silver Rakhis

Elegantly crafted silver rakhis from Oonth that are the perfect token of symbol to celebrate the everlasting love between you and your sibling. Each Rakhi is created with precision, pure craftsmanship and with the intention to stay forever.

Unpurl Organic Cotton Rakhis

Expertly handmade crocheted rakhis that use only organic cotton making sure the rakhis are not only good for you but for the environment too. Each rakhi is the result of meticulous attention to detail as crochet Rakhis are made from threads that are woven and intertwined together to form clusters of patterns that are later grouped together to form shapes that can be woven into a thread to create a rakhi.

Make a conscious choice now and choose from our sustainable rakhis to celebrate the bond with your brother this Raksha Bandhan.

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July 24, 2022 — Our Better Planet