Eco-Friendly Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is one of the busiest times of the year. When it comes to Valentine's Day, most people think about roses, chocolate and an expensive night out. This Valentines Day, think about what you can do to be more eco friendly. Many of us don't know about the large quantities of pesticides used in flowers and roses. Its nice to think about your loved ones on Valentine's Day, but try to think about the environment as well. There are many things you can do to help protect the earth, and in this article, you'll learn ways you can make your loved one happy and be eco conscience as well.
There's nothing like a great a great bottle of champaign on Valentine's Day. However, transporting the champaign is very harmful to the environment. Try buying from a local wine company. Buying champaign from a local winery will reduce pollution and you will save a few dollars in the process.
Jewelry is one of the most common gifts purchased on Valentine's Day. What many of us don't know is, gold and diamond mining are two of the dirtiest jobs when it comes to protecting human rights and the environment. If you buy jewelry, try to find a jeweler that is eco friendly. You can also buy unique and beautiful previously owned jewelry at an antique store or if you have a family heirloom, you can give it to someone as a gift.
Buying your loved one flowers and roses will sure bring a smile to their face. Flowers on Valentine's day is very traditional, but the pesticides they spray on them are harmful to the environment. If you plan on buying flowers or roses, buy fresh or dried bloom at your local farmers market. You can also buy organic flowers from stores that are eco friendly.
Dinning out can be very romantic, but its not so great for the environment. Show how much you love your sweetheart by caring for the earth. Consider going to your local farmers market and buying some organic meats, fruits and vegetables, and make them a lovely dinner at home. You'll make your date smile while doing your part to save the earth.
When you think of Valentine's Day, you tend to think of chocolate. Well this Valentine's Day, do the planet a favor and by organic chocolate. Organic chocolate is free from pesticides and its also a way of showing your lover how much you care about them and the world surrounding you.
Buying a Valentine's Day card can be a very easy and simple thing to do. Buying a card made from recycled or tree-free paper is the best way to go this Valentines Day. Consider handcrafting your own card made from recycled or reused items.
For many people around the world, Valentine's Day is the perfect time to show how much you love someone. Share the love with the planet and make an friendly impact on earth.
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