Gallery: Great Green Gift Ideas for Valentines Day!

 

Valentine’s Day is a sweet time for couples, but is often associated with the more negative elements of luxury and consumerism. Between cut flowers and irresponsibly-mined diamonds, the excessive consumption of the holiday can lean towards damaging — rather than preserving the earth. We want you to enjoy Valentine’s Day in an eco-responsible manner this year, which is why we have put together a list of romantic green goodies that are sure to heat up your Valentine’s Day without compromising the environment.

VALENTINE CARDS – $5 – $14

Tell that special someone just how much you care with these cute eco-friendly cards made of reclaimed and recycled materials. The company also produces notebooks and other recycled paper goods where you can perfect your prose to woo your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.

$5 – $14 Cards from Night Owl Paper Goods

THEO CHOCOLATES – $13 – $40

Chocolate is a lot like love: bittersweet. And with a variety of different flavors, you’ll be able to find the perfect amount of cocoa that reflects how much bitter and how much sweet really defines your relationship. Or you can just enjoy the fair-trade, organic qualities of this ethically-made chocolate.

$13 – $40 from Theo Chocolates

PINK PASSION BOUQUET – $50

There’s something unmistakably sweet about a bouquet of pink roses. Call me a girly-girl, but the seductive beauty of red roses is somehow less appealing than these cheery pink roses that always seem to remind me of blissful days spent in happiness with someone special. And these sustainably-harvested, fair-trade flowers from organicbouquet.com are sure to stir the same memories in your special gal’s heart.

$49.95 from Organicbouquet.com

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  1. rmalik February 9, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    Thanks for giving us specific items to buy for our special someone. Most other articles discussing ways to make your Valentine’s Day “green” mention general ideas. Your article saves people the extra time required to research sources on their own… and I think this will encourage more folks to make eco-concious choices for the upcoming holiday.

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