Christmas already are about candy and exceptions, decorate our home, enjoy good food with family and make / receive typical gifts.
If you love nature, there are probably more people like you on your shopping list for Christmas gifts. Is that so? If so, we suggest you use that affinity and go for a green gift that has every chance to succeed.
In this post you’ll find eco-friendly ideas gift for inspiration when it comes to assess your budget and, of course, also the personality and preferences of your target.
If you can combine all these elements will hit thing done and thanks to your environmental gesture, bounce do another gift to the planet. Not bad, indeed!
The importance lifecycle
In all proposals, of course, the choice can be more or less green depending on a host of factors that will have to assess. In each case it will be different carbon footprint of transport, material type or other characteristics.
That is, ideally, we will have to make a life cycle analysis of products or services. At least as far as you can. Then see seven gift ideas for our gift surprised and excited that special someone.
1. Observe Nature
Living Nature also means study. The birding is a great way to do both for pleasure as supplemented by a parallel theoretical study.
Binoculars will give enough to take the field or a park and bird watching. This is a very popular hobby in many parts of the world, he discovers a whole world? Usually well as magnifying lenses is required for practical guidance, patience and great enthusiasm.
2. Sponsor animals in distress
Sponsor together to an animal is an act of solidarity not only demonstrates the commitment with which it helps, but the environment in general.
The options are wide, from endangered species (an initiative of WWF) to burritos, dogs, cats or abandoned or, if you prefer, also Trees rabbits.
3. A garden full of biodiversity
Gift accessories to enhance the biodiversity of a garden is another way to invest in the care of the environment. The key is finding the original object and the practical time, qualifying as a gift and a functional level.
What can we give? In this case, in addition to the items purchased as houses, bird feeders, ornamental plants from organic cultivation or sources, it is interesting creative recycling What surprised with a vertical garden or with plants that attract pollinators?
4. An urban garden
Beyond the landscaping, the mini organic gardens are an easy and fun way to grow organic plants that provide us fruits.
Banks to plant that can be integrated even on a balcony, hydroponic systems or guides for beginners in organic farming are great gift ideas. And made to intangible gifts, those who come to sweetheart, propose it together.
5. A train ride
Sustainable travel are also inspiring. It can be a train trip to an interesting destination for nature lovers.
Or, why not try the trip is also a whole green experience. Everyone knows the great opportunity of a train to admire landscapes … If we can combine both, hunky-dory.
6. The bike, a magical gift
It is a very unoriginal gift, is true, but eco-friendly gifts is the bicycle could not miss. However common an activity, it is still a classic, and the magic is still there for those who love nature.
If you already have bike we can choose to give a snap to convert into electricity. Or, if we walk buoyant, go straight for it and, in any case, there’s a host of accessories that help improve safety on the road or parked when leaving.
7. Disconnect enjoying nature
To disconnect from the madding crowd is not necessary to go to the Bahamas. The aircraft can stay waiting if we choose a destination much closer.
Closer than we think we will find endless possibilities to practice eco-friendly rural tourism. Only a matter of knowing what we want and make the right choice.
And, of course, how could it be otherwise, give a little house on a tree is one of those memorable gifts that light eyes and draw an amazing smile.
Especially the smaller ones, but not necessarily to them. Do not we all need a shelter so? Again, a gift of time together for the project is another way to give something more than a material object. Of course, then you have to fulfill not only worth the good intentions, so if we are not sure we can do better us refrain.
There are hotels that offer this type of accommodation, a wonderful choice for single, couple, with friends or with family.
Of course, we always have time for these things, which give time the opportunity arises. Difficult mission!
Anyway, choose one or the other gift, the end of the day what matters is the rose. “L’important c’est la rose” as the song says Gilbert Becaud … And honestly, no better gift than that?