This Christmas, pledge to give time, not stuff, to your loved ones.

Trading gifts and trinkets may seem like a harmless tradition, but Christmas shopping is sending carbon levels through the roof. What’s more, over 1 in 3 of the UK public received at least one present last year that they didn’t use, and 27% of these have been kept, slowly collecting dust, ever since.

Want to give all the seasonal splurging a rest this year? Worried you'll look like a Scrooge? Join the movement we’re building to Swap Shopping in favour of a thoughtful investment of time with your nearest and dearest.

Sign the pledge to switch at least one present this year for the gift of time and we'll give you personalise-able time vouchers to give to friends and family.

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