Finding gifts for Christmas season could be a tough task sometimes, not to mention to get an eco-friendly gift. Christmas is a time for celebration, but while celebrating, we should also take some responsibility for the waste. How often do we see and hear someone receiving a gift which is not recyclable and, at the end of the season all of gifts goes to the trash. Thus, we put our thoughts together to get you some quick and easy to find, top 10 eco-friendly gifts for your Christmas – from Green Pal store.
- Water Powered Alarm Clock
This Water Powered Alarm Clock is a standard desk clocks with one cool distinction: they run solely on water. No batteries are required! Add water to the reservoir and the clock is immediately ready to be set. The large and vibrant LCD screen is easy to read from afar. Built-in memory chip remembers time so you don’t have to reset. Just fill the reservoir with tap or rain water, and the clock will work for up to a few months and its simple and fun to do. Each clock includes detailed and easy-to-follow instructions. You’ll be up and running in a matter of minutes.
Get it here: https://www.greenpalstore.com/goods-79-Water+Powered+Alarm+Clock.html
- Dopper Water Bottle
Dopper water bottles is an initiative that promotes clean drinking water for everyone and reduces single-use plastic waste. Dopper Reusable Water Bottles is a Reddot Award winner in 2013, cleverly designed with a two part lid helping it double-up as a drinking cup. It’s a perfect bottle for drinking water. Sustainable, practical, fashionable. No more need to buy and throw away plastic bottles. Produced in Holland with a net zero carbon footprint. The Dopper contains no harmful substances. The Dopper has a “Food Approved” hallmark. Best of all, 10% of all net proceeds from Dopper bottle sales are set aside for the water project in developing countries.
Get it here: http://www.greenpalstore.com/brand-3-c0-Dopper.html
- Changers Solar Starter Kit
The Changers Starter Kit consists of the light and flexible solar panel Maroshi and the portable solar battery Kalhuohfummi. The solar panel transforms the sun’s rays directly into electric energy, which is then stored in the battery. The USB ports and 8 additional adapters ensure the device is compatible with almost every portable device chargeable via USB. The Lithium-Ion battery (4.4 Ah, 3.7 V) can be fully charged via the solar panel in about 4 hours under optimal weather conditions. The Kalhuofummi fits easily in every bag or pocket, and the Maroshi solar panel can be attached to a window with the included suction cups.
Get it here: http://www.greenpalstore.com/goods-161-Changers+Solar+Starter+Kit.html
KeepCup The world’s first barista standard reusable coffee cup. Designed and Made in Australia, for the World. Keep Cup is a practical commuter cup replicating the core form and functions of disposable cups, but adding reusability, recyclability and the opportunity to add your own individual flair. Clever – and environmentally kind. The Keep Cup has been commended for its considered design and sustainable credentials. Keep Cup was a finalist in the City of London’s Sustainable City Awards (2010), Premier’s Design Awards (2010) and Melbourne Day Awards (2010), as well as being shortlisted for the Australian International Design Awards (2010), the Red Dot Industrial Design Awards Hamburg (2010) and winners of the ECO-Buy Green Supplier of the Year 2011. To ensure easy recycling, the Keep Cup is designed as a four part product, manufactured from single component materials: polypropylene for the cup; high-density polyethylene for the lid; silicone for the thermal band; and thermoplastic polyurethane for the plug.
Get it here: http://www.greenpalstore.com/brand-8-c0-Keep+Cup.html
- Stainless Steel Double Wall Heat Insulated Cup
This Stainless Steel Double Wall Heat Insulated Cup keeps hot drinks warm and cold drinks cool. The insulation virtually eliminates temperature change by creating an airless vacuum space between two stainless steel walls. The result is an insulation layer that performs better than any other. A superior insulated container you can depend on to keep your beverages hotter, colder, fresher, longer. Non-slip base ensures that your mug will stay in place.
Get it here: http://www.greenpalstore.com/category-17-b0-Stainless+Steel+ware.html
- Zero Carbon Solar Powered Desktop Lamp Cum Power Bank
This Zero Carbon Solar Powered Desktop Lamp Cum Power Bank is a new generation of polysilicon silicon solar cells charger. This product is a multi-function desktop lamp and emergency charger with built-in high capacity rechargeable polymer lithium ion battery. It can be use as a home desktop lamp or a portable battery to charge your handphone*, digital camera*, PDA*, MP3* and etc anytime. This easy to assembly Zero-carbon lamp device features pure DC net light, there is no stroboflash when using the LED lamp.
Get it here: http://www.greenpalstore.com/goods-75-Zero+Carbon+Solar+Powered+Desktop+Lamp+Cum+Power+Bank.html
- DIY Educational Solar Kits
DIY Educational Solar Kits is an excellent gift for kids. Show and teach kids the benefits of solar energy. It is good start for kids to learn something new about solar energy. This educational solar kits, an excellent beginner building kit designed to teach how solar power is used to drive a small motor. Easy to assemble – no tools required for this solar robot kits. Kids can use the snap together parts (no tools required) to build six different working models including an air boat, windmill, puppy, car, and two different planes.
Get it here: http://www.greenpalstore.com/category-21-b0-Educational+Toys.html
- Bamboo Willow Basket Bath Gift Set (4 in 1)
Bamboo Willow Basket Bath Gift Set is made with natural bamboo fiber. Packaged with willow rattan basket. It is incredibly gentle on your skin. It consist of a bamboo oval bath pad, a bamboo fiber face scrubber, a bamboo fiber hankerchief and a wooden brush. And, as with most Bamboo products, the more you use it the softer it gets. Use it daily with your favourite shower gels and soaps. Bamboo is an exquisitely soft fabric, it’s also one of the most sustainable natural resources available.
Get it here: http://www.greenpalstore.com/goods-131-Bamboo+Willow+Basket+Bath+Gift+Set+%284+in+1%29.html
- Jute Bags
Jute fibre is a totally natural biodegradable and compostable fibre obtained from the jute plant and it is therefore an extremely attractive renewable resource for those who are at the forefront of the environmental movement and those who give top priority to environmental and ecological concerns.
Get it here: http://www.greenpalstore.com/category-12-b0-Jute+Bags.html
- ‘I Am Not a Paper Cup’ – Thermal Porcelain Mug
‘I Am Not A Paper Cup’ despite looking very much like a paper cup, isn’t one.’I Am Not A Paper Cup’ is a reusable, double walled, thermal porcelain mug with a re-sealable silicon lid that’ll keep your coffee safe, and reduce your need for paper cups (which only end up being thrown away). Take a small step to reducing your carbon footprint, and alleviate any eco guilt. Makes a great gift too!
Get it here: http://www.greenpalstore.com/category-14-b0-Ceramic+ware.html