Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Eco-tips for Father's Day

If you're an early shopper, here are some tips as you're out searching for the perfect Father's Day gifts from our from our friends at Celebrate Green!:

  • Don't assume you know what dad wants, ask him! You may be surprised.

  • A meaningful and eco-friendly gift is a donation to a charity dad supports.

  • If dad loves to barbecue, set him on the road to sustainability by gifting him with natural lump hardwood charcoal.

  • Bicycle chain frame with a great photo of dad and kids together, (recycled parts)

  • For the guy who's not afraid to let everyone know he's a treehugger, t-shirt proclaiming the same fro (organic cotton shirt)

  • For the hip and truly green, a recycled, fair trade wallet from Global Exchange.
What are you getting your dad for Father's Day?

Brought to you by Lynn Colwell and Corey Colwell-Lipson are mother and daughter and co-authors of Celebrate Green! Creating Eco-Savvy Holidays, Celebrations and Traditions for the Whole Family, available at

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