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More Green Ideas for Sustainable Holiday Gifts
Posted Jun 03 2009 12:24am
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More eco-groovy tips from Sierra Club for gifts that help the planet, and may convert your recipient to a greener lifestyle....
1. compact fluorescent light bulbs (Home Depot or
2. reusuable shopping bags (many supermarkets carry them now, or try
3. rechargableable batteries and battery chargers (
or stores like Target)
earth-friendly cleaning and household products from
, or your local natural food store
5. LED or solar lights (we ordered LED headlamps online, Petzl brand)
hand-cranked flashlights and radios (great for weather emergencies as well as earth-friendly)
7. rain barrels (especially valuable in areas hit by the current drought)
8. compost bins (available at many gardening centers)
Footnotes: The Newsletter for the N.C. Sierra Club. November 2007 (adapted from www.duke.edu/web/ESC/2005-12-06holiday.html)
Key words:: earth-friendly gifts, eco-friendly gifts, tips for green gifts, environmentally conscious gifts, sustainable gifts, holiday gifts
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