....the shopping season. YIKES!!! Tomorrow will be the 2nd annual Buy Nothing Day Coat Exchange at Library Plaza in downtown Salt Lake. Black Friday is what the day after Thanksgiving is called. I am putting out the call to all readers and their families and friends to consider doing something different on this day. Something … Continue reading And So It Begins….
From HEAL Utah: Every winter, HEAL Utah works to raise money to help cover the costs of heating fuel for those Goshutes who were on the frontlines of the fight to keep Private Fuel Storage from turning Skull Valley into a high-level nuclear waste dump. Our efforts are a drop in the bucket compared to … Continue reading Another Way to Give This Winter
Just a reminder to be creative when doing your holiday shopping. Before you buy the latest toy or clothing item, consider alternatives. Visit my gift giving page at Café à la Green: Gift Ideas. Just yesterday I ordered three beaded necklaces from my friend who does really beautiful work with genuine stones and gems. She … Continue reading This Holiday: Buy Local, Be Creative
is having a fundraising push for its adoption center - another option for holiday gift giving!
What could be a more perfect gift for your favorite vegetarian or vegan than a vegan gift basket? The Mail Order Catalog for Healthy Eating, a supporter of Vegetarian Resource Group, offers 4 terrific gift baskets: organic, small, large, and body care. And all products in the gift baskets are vegan! By ordering a gift … Continue reading Holiday Gift Giving – Vegan Gift Basket
Seeds of Change has a lot of gift giving ideas for the gardener in your life. Consider giving a gift certificate or other item from the Seeds of Change store.
Be sure you know where your purchased gifts are made. Keep this in mind: Toys for the World (tune of Joy to the World) Toys for the world are made by kids... and not by elves at all! We work them night and day, for very little pay, And little tiny hands.....make all your fav'rite … Continue reading Holiday Gift Giving: Examine the Label
Treehugger has posted this Holiday Survival Kit from The Center For a New American Dream We just told you How To Green Your Gifts, and rest assured that our upcoming Gift Guide will rock your holidays. You're also likely to find a gem or two among the comprehensive, wholesome tips from our friends at … Continue reading More on holiday gift giving
From the Guardian UnlimitedI'm dreaming of a green Christmas ... From eating and drinking to giving and receiving, it is the time of year when you do things to excess. So can you still have a good Christmas - and be kind to the planet? Yes, says Aida Edemariam, you just need to be a … Continue reading Green Christmas Giving
Eco Street has put out A Green Christmas Guide. I'll be adding this to my Gift Giving Guide, along with other updated items I discover. Here are items in this guide: Christmas Survival Kit and Advent Calendar Making your own Christmas wreaths, garlands and other decorations from recyclables Christmas Tree alternatives Gifts made from reducing, … Continue reading Holiday Gift Giving: A “Green” Christmas Guide