Green Gift Giving: Great Eco Friendly Christmas Gifts And Gifts For Any Occasion
Great Eco Friendly Christmas Gifts
It's that time of year again when we start to think about the perfect gifts for friends and loved ones.
Here's a few of the great eco friendly Christmas gifts out there.
For more tips on how to have a more eco friendly Christmas, check out the videos!
SOLAR BATTERY CHARGERS
In the lean towards green, there are all kinds of great gadgets on the market that are not only environmentally friendly but efficient as well.
This is a great gift for someone who needs battery chargers (and let's face it - who doesn't?). These little high tech gadgets run on solar power rather than electricity.
You can find solar battery chargers for just about anything you need to plug into a standard socket like cell phone chargers, laptops, cameras, etc.
This is a great purchase as a gift or a great stocking stuffer idea!
Recycled LP Record Bowls
The ultimate in recycling means that a product once used can now be recycled and used again as something beneficial.
Recycled LP record bowls are both innovative and charmingly attractive.
Genres and styles to choose from:
- 70s and 80s Pop
- Classic Country
Water and Solar Powered Alarm Clocks
Alarm clocks may not seem like an 'exciting' gift but if they're eco friendly, they can go from boring to unique.
Check out the water-powered alarm clock. This makes a conversation piece to be sure and a thoughtful eco friendly gift for any age.
Solar clocks come in many different price ranges and are likewise a great green gift.
You can pick a solar radio controlled atomic alarm clock or an LCD clock.
Or you can pick a solar powered clock that gives you the date, week and temperature read out and comes with a photo frame.
These make great gifts and also are great stocking stuffers for college students. Be on time and be eco friendly at the same time!
Recycled LP Coasters
Recycled vinyl LP coasters are another great way to stay green and come up with a tremendously different gift.
These recycled LPs are 4 inches in diameter, are double-sided and laminated. They come in sets of 6 and no two sets are ever the same.
Artists and genres are randomly selected and again, this gift makes a great conversation piece and is a super gift for the musically inclined person on your list.
All are handmade in the United States.
Recycled Rubber Accessories
If you're looking for something along the lines of accessories, recycled rubber products are a great gift item.
Some recycled rubber accessory choices:
- Wallet case
- Tire flap purse
- Computer bag
- Messenger bag
- Passport purse
- Coin purse
Whatever accessory product you select, you'll know that you are participating in recycling of rubber products and contributing to the support of eco friendly manufacturing.
Almost everyone could use a set of portable speakers, and these are eco friendly to boot.
Check out the options with portable speakers for the iPod, laptops, mp3 players and the iPad.
These make great gifts or with some of the less expensive sets, great stocking stuffers.
Portable speakers are just that - portable and the possibilities are endless for their use whether you buy high-end speakers or a simple set. They make a unique gift and a practical one as well.
A step away from the traditional wallets, the Jimi wallet is a compact wallet that you can fit into a back pocket, a front pocket and opens with the push of a thumb.
Jimi wallets are colorful.
The Jimi wallet is also water resistant.
For something a little more than the 'average' wallet, these make great stocking stuffers or a nice gift for that special someone.
USB Drink Warmers and Coolers
For the person who uses their computer a lot, a great eco friendly gift that can be plugged right into their computer is the USB drink warmer or cooler.
Just by plugging the USB device into the computer, you can warm a mug of coffee.
Or you can cool a bottle of pop or beer.
Tapping into the energy of the computer, you can give a gift that provides the user with a unique way to warm or cool beverages and keeps their beverage right at hand.
Makes a great gift or stocking stuffer.
Made by Pendleton, the eco-wise blankets are made of special fabric to keep in warmth, yet are easy to care for.
These make great gifts for any occasion and they come in many different patterns and motifs.
Eco-wise blankets also come in various sizes and styles such as throws, blankets for all bed sizes and even crib blankets.
Pendleton offers great blankets that last forever and the eco-wise wool is a natural fabric you'll have to experience to believe.
Great Eco Friendly Christmas Gifts
No matter who you have on your list, it's possible to buy eco friendly Christmas gifts and these are but a few of the many great products available out there.
Whether you're looking for stocking stuffers or a gift for those on your list, check out some of the gifts above and others like them and see if you don't agree - eco friendly doesn't have to be boring!
Whatever gifts you choose, happy shopping and happy holidays!
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