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Top 10 Eco Friendly Gift Ideas

Updated on April 22, 2014

The Top Ten Green Gifts - The Best of The Best!

Searching for really cool green gift ideas? Welcome to our Green Gifts Guide featuring a wonderful selection of eco-friendly gifts! for almost everybody on your gift list. The "go green" movement has effected the way many of us shop. Many of us now consider the environmental impact of everything we purchase from clothing, to food, to cars, to pet products, even gifts for family and friends.

We have scoured the green scene, to roundup the top green gift ideas that are safe for the environment and brought them together onto one easy shop web page. Finding the ideal green gift for someone that's hard to shop for anyway isn't always easy, but we're here to help with a nice selection of Earth friendly gift suggestions. It is getting easier to give an environmentally responsible gift, now that buying green is the "in" thing to do (thank goodness).

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Third Eye Pinecone Necklaces

Every Necklace is totally unique one-of-a-kind piece!

Third Eye Pinecone Necklaces are made from the polished cross-section of a living Pinecone, sustainably harvested, then they are expertly cut, dried, cured and encased in a clear protective resin. Third Eye Pinecone Necklaces come in a variety of shapes and styles and may be inlaid with a variety of crystals and semi-precious gemstones. Third Eye Pinecone Talismans are unique, eye-catching and absolutely one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry.

Eco-Friendly Flowers

Eco-conscious flowers from Organic Bouquet...

Flowers are one of the most popular gifts for a variety of occasions, but did you know those gorgeous flowers in the store are from one of the most pesticide and poison intensive agricultural crops on the planet, the flower industry. But wait, NOW there's an economically feasible, eco-conscious alternative! I found a nice online retailer that specializes in organically grown, eco-friendly flowers. They have a full selection of seasonal favorites to select from. Go ahead go green, and red and yellow...

Organic Flowers & Gourmet Gifts

Snap Circuits Green - Alternative Energy Kit

The best toys are fun and educational. This Snap Circuits Green Alternative Energy Kit has a serious sounding name, but it's all about fun. Your youngster can build over 125 projects and learn how electricity works. Use the hand crank, the solar cell, windmill and rechargeable batteries to build models, play an FM radio and a whole lot more. While they explore, they also learn about alternative energy sources and how power can come from many places - most importantly, the human imagination. Ages 8+.

Snap Circuits Alternative Energy Green
Snap Circuits Alternative Energy Green

Learn about energy sources and how to "think green" with this latest addition to the Snap Circuits family of electronic learning kits. Build over 125 projects, using the flexibility of award-winning Snap Circuits. Have loads of fun learning about environmentally friendly energy alternatives and how the electricity in your home works. The included educational manual explains different forms of environmentally friendly energy including: geothermal, hydrogen fuel cells, wind, solar, tidal, hydro, and others. Contains over 40 parts. Includes full-color manual with over 100 pages and separate educational guide.


Give the Gift of Trees

Brought to you by the Arbor Day Foundation

Trees are a gift for the ages. A thoughtful and appreciated gift today, they go on to make a contribution for generations to come. When I discovered this program, I felt this is one of the best gifts I've ever seen, but what would you expect from someone whose last name is Baumgarten which translates into "tree garden" right? lol Anyway's the Arbor Day Foundation has 2 programs I like. Through the Gift Tree program, you can give hardy ready-to-plant trees to your family, friends, customers, guests, employees etc. or the popular Give-A-Tree Cards from the Arbor Day Foundation which help bring America's National Forests back to life by planting a tree in honor of the recipient who receives a lovely card.

Gift Tree's Ready for Gift Recipient to Plant

Plant-a-Tree in Gift Recipient's Name

Electric Consumption Power Monitor

Take control of electric bills & slash usage by 20% or more...

If you only knew exactly where all your energy was going... Now you can cut your energy costs and find out what appliances are actually worth keeping plugged in, and which should be unplugged.

Introducing the Black & Decker EM100B Energy Saver Series Power Monitor. Just mount the wireless sensor to the power company's electric meter outside the house, then sync it up with the indoor monitor. Immediately start tracking real-time usage from inside the house which can help you to make smart energy-consumption choices.

What set's the Black and Decker apart from other monitors? This monitor shows your current energy usage in dollars, so you don't have to be a mathematician to understand what the readings mean. You'll quickly discover that doing the little things really does add up to big savings. Plus, now you'll know if it is time for a new air conditioner or if that old TV is costing you more than it's worth.

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Totally Bamboo's large butcher block cutting board is hand crafted using hundreds of tiny laminated bamboo strips. Actually bamboo absorbs very little moisture compared to hardwoods, making the best material for cutting boards.

It is 16% harder than maple, which means less visible knife marks, and that'll keeping the cutting board looking great for years. Only food-safe, formaldehyde-free glue is used. Also, no dyes or stains are used, the bamboo butcher block cutting board's color is natural and permanent. Measures 19-1/2" x 11-3/4" by 2". Won't absorb water or crack, hand wash.

The Areaware Torch Flashlight designed by Jonas Damon, is unconventionally simple and eco-friendly with an energy efficient LED bulb. The end cap, which unscrews for easy battery replacement, houses the convenient on/off switch.

The Torch Flashlight is made from eco-friendly new growth Beech Wood, aluminum and rubber. Areaware is a New York City-based design company renowned for home décor and accessories with an emphasis on new materials and original expression.

Looking for a thoughtful gift that helps kids learn more about environmentally friendly ways of life and our world? This is a 160 page paperback book featuring educational art-and-craft projects. Starting with fascinating activities made from natural objects and materials, and ending with recycling and composting projects. The directions for each project are clear and easy to understand, completing most projects under an hour. Age Range: 3 to 9 years old.

eConscious Organic Cotton Beanie

A green gift for your head!

A 100% organic cotton beanie with a visor is the perfect ECO conscious gift for the cool kids! Ideal for snowboarding, and skateboarding enthusiasts, this hat will keep boarders warm and toasty during the cold winter months. In fact beanies are so fashionably popular they may just wear it year round!

Available in: Black, Earth, Jungle (pictured) and oyster.

ECOnscious 100% Organic Cotton Visor Beanie (pictured)

Go Green Tech Gift Spotlight - Kindle, the new high tech reading device from Amazon saves trees!


indle is the best gift for bookworms. It uses a special high-resolution non-glare display technology called electronic paper, which provides an exceptionally crisp black-and-white screen that magically resembles the appearance, and readability of printed paper. The Kindle Store currently carries more than 360,000 paperless books plus newspapers, magazines, and blogs and they're more adding titles everyday. It's easy to purchase books too, shop the Kindle Store directly on Kindle itself, or on your PC via All titles are wirelessly delivered right to your Kindle in a minute, on the cell phone network! Whether you prefer biographies, classics, investment guides, thrillers, or sci-fi, thousands of your favorite books are available in a high-tech, eco-friendly paperless format. Think of all the trees we could save if we all switched to the Kindle reading device...

With today's expensive energy prices, and their toll on the environment, the home thermostat plays a more crucial role than ever in the effort to increase efficiency, thereby reducing energy costs and pollution. The Honeywell Vision touchscreen is a programmable thermostat that you can program, to save up to 33% on annual heating and cooling costs! Plus, you can easily set it differently for each of the seven days in the week, making it a great earth friendly gift pick for people with busy schedules.

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Top 10 Green Gift Ideas - Which in your opinion, are the best green gifts for 2014?


e are pleased to present, The 2014 Top Green Gifts! Along with the help of our readers we have selected literally hundreds of eco-friendly gift ideas including gifts for babies and toddlers, boys and girls, teens, mom, dad and more. The top 10 cream of the crop green gifts are displayed below!!! This best of the best ECO Gift List serves as a guide for green shoppers this year. Lot's of folks have been voting for the best green gift ideas and adding new ones, below are the current standings.

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Cool Global Warming Mug

Helps bring attention to the global warming problem.

This ceramic color changing global warming mug spotlights what may happen if we don't take care of the Earth. Get this, when you pour a hot beverage into the global warming mug, the oceans appear to rise, and the coastlines disappear it's so cool. What a creative way to bring attention to the necessity of reducing global warming.

Global Warming Mug

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here you have it - ten of the most popular gifts for Eco Friendly Gift Ideas 2014. If you have any other ideas, leave a comment below and share your thoughts. Thanks for leaving such nice comments, I really like hearing from you, and I appreciate your feedback. We use your input to make it better for future visitors. Especially if you have a new Gift Idea that you think should be featured on our Gifts for Eco Friendly Gift Ideas shopping guide, I'm always looking for the latest and greatest gift ideas. Also, a special thanks for shopping here. I appreciate it very much, you're awesome.

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      Janie 2 years ago

      Just get a high-quality digital camera at as a gift

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      Air Purifier Guy 2 years ago

      Thanks for sharing ...

      This post has a wide variety of eco-friendly gift ideas and suggestions ...

      Maybe, i will some of these during this Christmas! ...

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      CouponToPay 2 years ago

      Great Ideas... Thanks for contributing

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      Thanks a lot for sharing this excellent post. To find some great Graphic design gift just visit enjoy !!!!

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      Bali Day Tour 2 years ago

      great gift and really good idea,,thanks

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      charlie 2 years ago

      If you need an eco-friendly maid service find us:


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      rahul choudhary 3 years ago

      Extraordinary site to get an attention on what's to come. Might we all learn, develop, impart and advance. I thought this was a cool item for individuals to have the capacity to develop their own vegetables and herbs inside, year round with little upkeep and time included.

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      Thank you very much for the information. You have provided the best website that are easy to understand for people. This is an informative blog by which I have got that info which I really wanted to get.

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      Alex IT Solutions 3 years ago

      wow this is a geat idea.

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      ramy emad 3 years ago

      Thank you very much for a wonderful Gift's

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      gems pick 3 years ago

      Nice Gift's thank you

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      SoRoom 3 years ago

      Nice Gift's thank you

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      Mark 3 years ago

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      I just wanted to add my shop

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      badhaee 3 years ago

      Eco flower is the best idea and very creative also.

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      e Bahria Town Kar 3 years ago

      Thanks very useful info you share nice sharing best of luck

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      Entrance Mats 3 years ago

      I always forget to mark Earth Day... Thanks for sharing, there are some really good gift ideas on here for eco-minded people.

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      Do-It-Yourself-Solar 4 years ago

      Wooden flashlight is cute, i like the style of the flashlight. and very usable in emergency cases.

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      FlowerGuy 4 years ago

      Eco flowers is a pretty good idea.

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      Markclean 4 years ago

      Hello, This is an awesome list of eco friendly gifts. I really liked "Eco-Friendly Wooden Flashlight". Finally we got rid of plastic made torches. It would be a wonderful gift.

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      digitutah 4 years ago

      perfect lens, great info.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I am a very environmentally conscious person and I am constantly looking for ideas to minimize the impact on the environment and nature. Thanks for presenting some great ideas.

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      MichelleVermont 4 years ago

      We all should be more eco-minded if we want to save the planet

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      ShawnFitnessReview 5 years ago

      ten of the most popular gifts for Eco Friendly Gift Ideas 2013, i like Greening Your Cleaning

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      imgoingeco 5 years ago

      Good selection! Def gonna check some of these out with bday coming up! ;)

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      webdeep lm 5 years ago

      Nice list of ECO-friendly gifts... I like your idea. Thanks.

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      Anthony Godinho 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Great selection of eco-friendly gifts you have here. Nothing like buying gifts that make a difference...stay blessed!

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      audrey07 5 years ago

      This is the first time I have come across the eco-friendly wooden flashlight. It's certainly a great concept.

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      KandH 5 years ago

      Great lens, I really love the pool cleaner - we could really use those in Barbados. Blessed!

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      Deeann56 5 years ago

      nice nice lens

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      Rose Jones 5 years ago

      Excellent lens - I will come back here at Christmas for sure. Passed on through Stumble Upon and Squid Angel Blessed.

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      fashionyahoo 5 years ago

      great great great, thank you so much for this lens

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      carbonfreebags 5 years ago

      Great Ideas for Enviro Friendly. Use Only Eco Friendly Products. Eco Friendly bags .

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      Barbara 5 years ago from USA

      Great lens you've put together here with lots of information. Angel Blessed.

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      Nithya Venkat aka Vellur 5 years ago from Dubai

      Great ideas to go green and save earth.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Good, unique gift ideas. Thanks.

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      hania-swan 5 years ago

      Such a wonderful ideas for Eco green and i like this too.

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      GetCashBackOnline 5 years ago

      Great gift ideas

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      Elyn MacInnis 5 years ago from Shanghai, China

      I really like the idea of a chlorine free pool - think of all the bleach that won't have to be used!

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      miaponzo 5 years ago

      I just LOVE eco-friendly things! Thanks and blessed!

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      KReneeC 5 years ago

      What a great lens!! I had no idea how much is out there

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      aaayoume 5 years ago

      Loved the event. The ending was absolutely amazing can't wait for the next.

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      ProfessionalSol 5 years ago

      Great eco friendly gifts. I love this idea.

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      UdeyJohnson 5 years ago

      Very impressive lens. Bravo!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I love eco-friendly gift. My parents-in-law are really into green products. They love them. I think a green screen printing would be perfect for them.

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      Peggy Hazelwood 5 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Great ideas for green gift giving.

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      ionlabs 6 years ago

      Eco is the way of the future great products.

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      greenwavepress 6 years ago

      very nice information . greenwave

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      waldenthreenet 6 years ago

      Eco friendly gifts and ecofrindly living--green living arts and science? Hey, fishing for new ideas. Congrad on reaching your Squidoo level. Going for next level . See you soon again. Thanks.

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      waldenthreenet 6 years ago

      Eco friendly gifts and ecofrindly living--green living arts and science? Hey, fishing for new ideas. Congrad on reaching your Squidoo level. Going for next level . See you soon again. Thanks.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      enjoyed what you've listed here, thank you indeed.

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      tomsgrossmami 6 years ago

      Thank you for sharing.

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      Jeimuzu-san 6 years ago

      I love giving trees as presents - I grow loads in my garden every year and give them out or donate them.

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      dellgirl 6 years ago

      Very informative and helpful lens, thumbs up to you. Thank you for sharing.

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      Avi Wolfson 6 years ago from Massachusetts

      Great lens, thank you for sharing.

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      GGGMarketing 6 years ago

      Eco friendly flowers are a great idea!

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      GGGMarketing 6 years ago

      Eco friendly flowers are a great idea!

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      Buchamar 6 years ago

      Great info! Thanks for Sharing!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Love the resources here! Thanks!

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      sayeen lm 6 years ago

      As a solar energy enthusiast, I love the Solar Powered Tiki Torch Set. Great Lens!

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      E L Seaton 6 years ago from Virginia

      Keep up the good work. Your lens is needed.

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      ICanCook 6 years ago

      Love these eco-friendly tips. Including this on my holiday gift guides lens.

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      inlakech lm 6 years ago

      Love your lens! I'd like to see more eco-friendly info, solutions, and products. The easier it is for people to "go green," the more people will do it.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Green gifts are great.Solar watch is good .

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      bfreebies 6 years ago

      Marvelous lens ever!! The electric consumption power monitor is quite cool by the way.

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      DanCooper 6 years ago

      super good lens. really learned a few things. thanks

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Awesome! Super love it. Thanks for sharing. Squid-liked!

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      PearlHowie 6 years ago

      Love these ideas - am going to add this lens right now to my new one on great gifts!

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      PearlHowie 6 years ago

      Love these ideas - am going to add this lens right now to my new one on great gifts!

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      vlchelper7763 6 years ago

      Great ideas! thanks

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      Serenity30 6 years ago

      Wonderful green ideas.

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      Darcie French 6 years ago from Abbotsford, BC

      Some great ideas for green gifts to give this year - going green is a good idea for any consumer. Thanks for the tips for green Christmas gift giving.

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      Mark Whitman 6 years ago from London

      Some great ideas. I personally love the Wattson energy meter from DIY Kyoto. Beautiful and effective piece of technology - like Apple I guess.

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      longboards 6 years ago

      If your loved one doesn't have a garden at home, visit The Nature Conservancy's Holiday Gift Shop to find great gifts for enjoying nature's garden.

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      Tamara14 6 years ago

      So many great ideas here. I love that wooden flashlight. Thanks for this lens!

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      A great alternative eco-Christmas tree can be found at

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      Impressive lens, thumbs up

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      great information.........thanks for sharing

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      Thanks for sharing informative tips. It took me half an hour to read this. I know the 97 lens you built will take me lt least one month to digest.

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      annasomerville 6 years ago

      Some great ideas here for gifts, but wondering how much they'd be appreciated. I could suggest buying a floor steamer from - great way to clean the floors without using chemicals, but if I was given one for a gift I'm not sure what that's saying about me....I might end up using it for a purpose it wasn't intended, LOL !!

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      TIRMassageStone1 6 years ago

      Good ideas for going green!

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      dannystaple 6 years ago

      Thanks for some interesting ideas. A good lens.