Whether you’re looking to find unique gifts for Christmas, Mother’s Day, or birthdays you can always exercise your option to give environmentally friendly gifts. By using the Internet, it is possible to access unique gifts from around the world that not only help the environment but also provide a one of a kind solution to the gift giving dilemma.
Make a list of people for whom you’re purchasing gifts. It’s a lot easier to check off a list of environmentally friendly gifts when you know how many you need to buy and for whom.
After making your list, establish a budget. The key to being environmentally friendly is to also be economically efficient. Just because a gift is environmentally friendly does not mean that it will always be cheap. Set your budget before you begin to shop.
Visit the Gifts With Humanity. GiftsWithHumanity.com is a website that offers environmentally friendly gifts from around the world. Not only does it serve to help clean the environment but it also helps disadvantaged people in parts of the world that you never thought you’d be able to reach out and help.
Check out some of their unique gifts. For instance, Gifts With Humanity offers recycled animals made from discarded flip-flops. The animals made from discarded shoes that littered the Indian Ocean in Kenya helps the locals earn money. They gather the non biodegradable flip-flops and create figurines such as hippopotamus, elephants, boars and more. The good thing about this type of gift is that it gives back in several ways. It helps clean the shores of the Indian Ocean, it gives a source of income to the locals in Kenya and it’s a one of a kind conversation piece.
If the flip-fop animals aren’t your style, consider buying a clutch bag gift made from foil candy wrappers. Made in Mexico from foil candy wrappers, the clutch bag is functional, attractive and a great gift for the gal who has everything. After all, who do you know has a Mexican bag made from foil candy wrappers?
For the person that always has a phone attached to the ear, a telephone wire bowl made from discarded telephone wire in South Africa might be a nice gift. These bowls from beautiful, colorful one of a kind decorative receptacles.
With prices ranging from $10 to over $250, Gifts with Humanity has something for every budget. You don’t have to break the ban when it comes to giving thoughtful gifts this year.