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Jan 22, 20202 min read

How to shop smart in 2020.

by Emma Doyle

Whether you’re looking to get fit, invest better, save the planet, or simply spend a little less of your hard-earned £. We’ve all got goals for 2020 – and so many of them depend on where, why and how we shop.

With this in mind, here are just a few of our favourite places that you can shop smart this year. Check out our Instagram page for more!

Klean Kanteen 💦 Did you know we spend over £2.4 billion a year on bottled water in the UK? Make the switch and save (both your pennies and the planet!) this year with Klean Kanteen.

Hello Day Planners 📝 Get your budget, meal planning and social calendar planned to perfection with Hello Day’s gorgeous planners. A good break from your phone screen too!

Lucy & Yak 🌈  Lucy & Yak make fab ethical dungarees and recycled accessories too. Cut down spending and waste with their zero-waste range, they come in all the colours of the rainbow!

TALA 🏃 Putting the ‘fit’ in outfit, TALA’s collections are all sustainably made from recycled plastic bottles and factory offcuts.

WOW YOU! 🧖 With WOW YOU’s cruelty-free skincare you can embrace plant power, do your bit to save the planet AND get some self-care in – all in one go!

H&M CONSCIOUS ♻️ Everything in H&M’s CONSCIOUS range contains at least 50% recycled materials from used PET bottles, organic cotton, and waste fabric. Invest in these sustainable pieces and wear them again and again!

ASOS 🍎 Trying to save money? Ditch the meal deal in style and bring your lunch from home in a gorgeous lunchbox from Sass and Belle via ASOS.

Discovered any more smart, sustainable brands? Share the love and let us know!

And remember: no matter where you’re spending, the key to shopping smart is all about being mindful of your budget and making sure to stay on top of your payments – particularly if you’re choosing to pay later or split your payments.  Calendar reminders, smart banking apps and mobile alerts can all be a great start to keeping your money memory on track; check out our Mindful Money blog post for more.