Best Green Gift Ideas For The Eco-Lover
Is there a special someone in your life who is environmentally concious? You can show that you support his or her lifestyle with a well thought of gift that is perfect for the eco-lover.
We have chosen a range of great green gifts that are both stylish and thought provoking that should please anyone who loves the environment. These gifts also prove that eco-lovers can be hip and trendy while saving the world.
A cute looking potted plant that also functions as a desktop clock but what is of interest is the fact that the clock does not require batteries. It gets its power from the plant and the soil. The Mini Power Plant Clock comes with plant seeds but the clock will work with most types of plants including herbs. Perfect for the kitchen counter top or on an office desk. (Read more)
Another great gift for the eco-friendly person who loves plants. Once the sprout pencil reaches the end of its writing life, it begins another as a new plant. Each Sprout pencil has embedded plant seeds at the end of the pencil. Just push the shortened pencil into soil and water it to start the growing process. Sprout pencils come in packs with different types of plants. You can grow a herb garden or a flower bouquet. (Read more)
The Miracle-Gro AeroGarden 7 is the perfect gift for the green person who is also fan of space travel. It uses proven NASA technology to grow plants in a soil-less environment and up to 10 times faster. This technology can be used to feed the world’s growing population while requiring much less ground space compared to traditional farming. The Miracle-Gro AeroGarden 7 gives an example of what is possible with this technology. (Read more)
The Luci Solar Lantern is a solar powered, waterproof, inflatable LED lantern that gives 12 hours of light from 6 hours of solar charging. It was originally envisioned as a affordable and clean way to provide much needed lighting in energy poverty areas in the world and also in areas affected by natural disasters. Ideal for outdoor excursions as the Luci Solar Lantern takes up very little space when collapsed. (Read more)
Here is an environmentally friendly way to light up and spruce up your lawn or patio. The Solar Mason Jar collects sunlight by day and when it gets dark, gives out a pleasant glow to light up the night. Place them around your garden, light up your pathway or hang them on trees as decoration lights for your next outdoor party. (Read more)
The Belkin Conserve Socket automatically turns off up to five entertainment system components when you turn off your TV. This eliminates power wastage caused by standby power electricity leakage. This power drain can add up to 10% to your monthly electricity bill. The Belkin Conserve Socket also provides protection from power surges that is backed by a $100,000 connected equipment warranty. (Read more)
For the environmentally concious smart phone user, we have the Eton BoostTurbine4000 Battery Pack. The BoostTurbine4000 lets you charge the built-in 4000 mAh rechargeable battery by turning the attached hand turbine manually. One minute of hand cranking provides up to 4 minutes of talk time on your phone. (Read more)
Even the environmentally concious has to let their hair down and have a good time once awhile. The Solar Powered Eton Rukus Bluetooth Speaker lets you party without feeling guilty about harming the environment. The Eton Rukus is designed for outdoor use and is powered by sunlight. Just connect your Eton BoostTurbine4000 charged smart phone to the speaker for green sounds. (Read more)
Save the trees. Use Smencils instead of pencils. Smencils are made from 100% recycled newspaper. They work just like normal pencils and can be sharpened as well. Smencils get their unique name from the addition of fragrances during the manufacturing process. As a result, each Smencil emits a wonderful smell ranging from cinnamon to root beer. (Read more)
The EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem is a complete ecosystem with sea water, algae, bacteria and live marine shrimp, all enclosed in a sealed glass sphere. It is a fascinating study of how all livings things on Earth live together and rely on each other to survive. Unlike an aquarium, you do not need to feed the shrimp or change the water. The ecosystem is self contained and self sustaining. (Read more)