I have to admit I’m freaking out a little bit that there are only 10 days until Christmas! I felt like I had so much time and suddenly Christmas is right around the corner! I think I’m pretty set on gifts for the kids, but still need to mail a few packages and figure out what I’m getting for my husband.
For those of you who are still wracking your brains, check out the suggestions below. You’re sure to find a green idea or two to help you on your merry way. :)
Last Minute Green Gifts
- From 5 Minutes for Going Green: Last Minute Green Gift Ideas including handmade coffee sleeves. Some of the items listed on 5MFGG are no longer available, but you can find lots of other cool green gifts on Etsy.
- From GreenWala: 3 Last Minute Green Gift Ideas to Please Any Techy including Recompute, a desktop computer that addresses sustainability during manufacturing, usage and disposal; the full life cycle of an object.
- From Green Baby Guide: Low Cost Children’s Presents: Getting Creative With Thrift Store Gifts for Kids including ideas like a Dress Up Treasure Chest and a Sporting Kit.
- From PlanetGreen: 7 Charities that Stretch Your Budget–and Your Impact–This Christmas including Kiva, Charity: Water, and Donors Choose.
- From Four Green Steps: Last Minute Gift Ideas including salt lamps, books and upcycled decor.
- From Green Your Family: DIY Less Expensive & Day Before Gift Baskets including tips for making various themed gift baskets from a Food Lover Theme Basket to a Brush Green for Kids Theme Basket.
- From One Million Acts of Green: Give the Gift of Green Facebook Application. Pledge to complete an act of green – no need to spend even a dime giving this green gift.
- From yours truly Crunchy Domestic Goddess: Giving Kids the Gift of Experiences, Not Just Stuff
Now for some Eco-friendly Gift Wrap Ideas
- From Fun Times Guide Living Green: 8 Ways To Wrap Presents Without The Use of Wrapping Paper
- From Green Agenda: Eco-friendly Gift Wrap Ideas
Do you have tips for other last minute green gifts or eco-friendly wrapping ideas? Please share them in the comments. :)
Disclosure: Rockfish Interactive, in partnership with Cisco, is compensating me for my considerable time on this project. However, my ideas, words, and opinions are my own and are not influenced by this compensation. See what the other ambassadors have to say about One Million Acts of Green: Green and Clean Mom, Green Your Décor and Condo Blues.
Photo via Perspicacious.org: Paper bag gift wrap
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