Sierra Magazine: Explore, enjoy and protect the planet.

From 2015 onward, new posts will appear only here: http://www.sierraclub.org/greenlife


The Green Life: Green Father's Day Ideas

« Green Tip: Unplug Vampires | Main | Sierra Writer Wins Award »

June 04, 2008

Green Father's Day Ideas

Keep your green on Father's Day (June 15) with these earth-friendly gift ideas.

Shop vintage: Rather than buying a new fishing rod, find an antique that's just like the rod your father used as a child or the rod he used to teach you how to fish. The gift will have sentimental value, and gifting antiques leaves a lighter footprint by not using any additional resources for manufacturing.

Recycle:  Give new life to your father's old things (it's best to ask your dad which items he considers in need of a refresh before you attempt any drastic revamping projects). Recover a tattered chair, or send an outdated tie to Replayground, then place an order for a recycled necktie cell phone holder.

Save energy:  If your dad loves to have the latest gadget, shop for eco-friendly innovations like a solar powered motion sensing outdoor light, or a wind/solar powered cell phone charger.


Sources:  Replayground, Treehugger, Great Green Gadgets, Lulu's Vintage


TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Green Father's Day Ideas:

» mobile phone with free gift from mobile phone with free gift
Did you know you can get a valuable free gift with your next contract moble phone... such as Wii, HDTV,top spec Laptops, Playstation, Tom Tom and much more? And its all from a name you can trust... Tesco! YOu'd be nuts to go direct to network with this... [Read More]

User comments or postings reflect the opinions of the responsible contributor only, and do not reflect the viewpoint of the Sierra Club. The Sierra Club does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any posting. The Sierra Club accepts no obligation to review every posting, but reserves the right (but not the obligation) to delete postings that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate.

Up to Top

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...