Still looking for a last minute valentine’s day gift? Why not give her something that is not only beautiful but also eco-friendly. Here are some ideas to bring love and joy to your relationship and the environment.
Recycled Wine Glasses
Artisans turn your trash into treasure with these beautiful wine glasses. Artists collect glass bottles destined for the landfill and melt them down into beautiful glasses. Each of the glasses below are created from 3 bottles. This gift will help remove waste from landfills and give you and your significant other a reason to pop open a bottle of wine.
Chocolate is a must for most women on Valentine’s Day. However, the cocoa industry has recently come under attack for unsustainable farming methods. Try getting your spouse an eco-friendly and organic box of chocolate. Raw Chocolate Love and Lulu’s Chocolate both sell chocolates that taste good and are good for the Earth.
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. However, like the cocoa industry the diamond industry has also come under attack for social and environmental issues. However, companies like Brilliant Earth, select suppliers that “adhere to strict labor and environmental standards.” The company also only uses recycled gold and platinum.
A gift that will certainly make you and your partner happy is sustainable lingerie. Azura bay carries a “curated collection of ethical, eco, organic, & fair trade lingerie brands – including some of our favorites like Sokoloff, PACT and Vitamin A,” or check out Blue Canoe who sells underwear made from bamboo.
Looking for a wine to drink with those new recycled wine glasses. Go to your store and pick up a bottle of Biodynamic wine. This type of wine does not have specific requirements, however, it considers the ecosystem around the vineyard, during the production. There is also no added sulfates, is made from organic grapes and needs governmental certification. World renowned vineyard, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, utilizes biodynamic production.