Green Ideas for the Colorado Homeowner Holiday Season 2016: Think outside the box for green gift ideas this year

Joan Shaffer December 3, 2016 Green Living Homeowners Practical Tips

If you’d like to add more meaning to your holiday gift-giving and at the same time contribute to the well-being of our planet, here are some great ideas:

  • Consider a pass to Colorado State Parks
  • A National Parks Pass
  • A membership in a local museum or tickets to a comedy club, concert, theater production or sporting event.
  • A coupon book good for public transit rides.
  • Donate time or money to a charity in honor of the gift recipient. To find a local organization that matches up with your interest or that of the recipient, visit these websites:

https://www.volunteermatch.org/

https://www.justgive.org

More green gift ideas? Prefer to be more traditional yet make it green? Here are some comprehensive websites that provide resources for finding green gifts:

https://eartheasy.com/gifts

https://www.uncommongoods.com/gifts/collections/green-gifts

To help find a charity that matches someone’s passion and determine the accountability and transparency of the organization, visit:

www.charitywatch.org/toprated.html

https://www.charitynavigator.org

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