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Searching for really cool green gift ideas? Welcome to our Green Gifts Guide featuring a wonderful selection of eco-friendly gifts! for almost everybody on your gift list. The "go green" movement has effected the way many of us shop. Many of us now consider the environmental impact of everything we purchase from clothing, to food, to cars, to pet products, even gifts for family and friends.

We have scoured the green scene, to roundup the top green gift ideas that are safe for the environment and brought them together onto one easy shop web page. Finding the ideal green gift for someone that's hard to shop for anyway isn't always easy, but we're here to help with a nice selection of Earth friendly gift suggestions. It is getting easier to give an environmentally responsible gift, now that buying green is the "in" thing to do (thank goodness).

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Earth Day the day that is supposed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. Did you know that Earth Day is now observed on April 22 each year by national governments in 175 countries? It's True!

What day does Earth Day fall on in 2014?

This year Earth Day is on Monday, April 22nd, 2014.

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Every Necklace is totally unique one-of-a-kind piece!



Third Eye Pinecone Necklaces are made from the polished cross-section of a living Pinecone, sustainably harvested, then they are expertly cut, dried, cured and encased in a clear protective resin. Third Eye Pinecone Necklaces come in a variety of shapes and styles and may be inlaid with a variety of crystals and semi-precious gemstones. Third Eye Pinecone Talismans are unique, eye-catching and absolutely one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry.


Eco-Friendly Flowers

Eco-conscious flowers from Organic Bouquet...

Flowers are one of the most popular gifts for a variety of occasions, but did you know those gorgeous flowers in the store are from one of the most pesticide and poison intensive agricultural crops on the planet, the flower industry. But wait, NOW there's an economically feasible, eco-conscious alternative! I found a nice online retailer that specializes in organically grown, eco-friendly flowers. They have a full selection of seasonal favorites to select from. Go ahead go green, and red and yellow...

Organic Flowers & Gourmet Gifts

Snap Circuits Green - Alternative Energy Kit

The best toys are fun and educational. This Snap Circuits Green Alternative Energy Kit has a serious sounding name, but it's all about fun. Your youngster can build over 125 projects and learn how electricity works. Use the hand crank, the solar cell, windmill and rechargeable batteries to build models, play an FM radio and a whole lot more. While they explore, they also learn about alternative energy sources and how power can come from many places - most importantly, the human imagination. Ages 8+.

Give the Gift of Trees

Brought to you by the Arbor Day Foundation


Trees are a gift for the ages. A thoughtful and appreciated gift today, they go on to make a contribution for generations to come. When I discovered this program, I felt this is one of the best gifts I've ever seen, but what would you expect from someone whose last name is Baumgarten which translates into "tree garden" right? lol Anyway's the Arbor Day Foundation has 2 programs I like. Through the Gift Tree program, you can give hardy ready-to-plant trees to your family, friends, customers, guests, employees etc. or the popular Give-A-Tree Cards from the Arbor Day Foundation which help bring America's National Forests back to life by planting a tree in honor of the recipient who receives a lovely card.

Gift Tree's Ready for Gift Recipient to Plant

Plant-a-Tree in Gift Recipient's Name

Electric Consumption Power Monitor

Take control of electric bills & slash usage by 20% or more...



If you only knew exactly where all your energy was going... Now you can cut your energy costs and find out what appliances are actually worth keeping plugged in, and which should be unplugged.

Introducing the Black & Decker EM100B Energy Saver Series Power Monitor. Just mount the wireless sensor to the power company's electric meter outside the house, then sync it up with the indoor monitor. Immediately start tracking real-time usage from inside the house which can help you to make smart energy-consumption choices.

What set's the Black and Decker apart from other monitors? This monitor shows your current energy usage in dollars, so you don't have to be a mathematician to understand what the readings mean. You'll quickly discover that doing the little things really does add up to big savings. Plus, now you'll know if it is time for a new air conditioner or if that old TV is costing you more than it's worth.


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Totally Bamboo's large butcher block cutting board is hand crafted using hundreds of tiny laminated bamboo strips. Actually bamboo absorbs very little moisture compared to hardwoods, making the best material for cutting boards.

It is 16% harder than maple, which means less visible knife marks, and that'll keeping the cutting board looking great for years. Only food-safe, formaldehyde-free glue is used. Also, no dyes or stains are used, the bamboo butcher block cutting board's color is natural and permanent. Measures 19-1/2" x 11-3/4" by 2". Won't absorb water or crack, hand wash.



The Areaware Torch Flashlight designed by Jonas Damon, is unconventionally simple and eco-friendly with an energy efficient LED bulb. The end cap, which unscrews for easy battery replacement, houses the convenient on/off switch.

The Torch Flashlight is made from eco-friendly new growth Beech Wood, aluminum and rubber. Areaware is a New York City-based design company renowned for home décor and accessories with an emphasis on new materials and original expression.


Looking for a thoughtful gift that helps kids learn more about environmentally friendly ways of life and our world? This is a 160 page paperback book featuring educational art-and-craft projects. Starting with fascinating activities made from natural objects and materials, and ending with recycling and composting projects. The directions for each project are clear and easy to understand, completing most projects under an hour. Age Range: 3 to 9 years old.


eConscious Organic Cotton Beanie

A green gift for your head!


A 100% organic cotton beanie with a visor is the perfect ECO conscious gift for the cool kids! Ideal for snowboarding, and skateboarding enthusiasts, this hat will keep boarders warm and toasty during the cold winter months. In fact beanies are so fashionably popular they may just wear it year round!

Available in: Black, Earth, Jungle (pictured) and oyster.

ECOnscious 100% Organic Cotton Visor Beanie (pictured)


Go Green Tech Gift Spotlight - Kindle, the new high tech reading device from Amazon saves trees!

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indle is the best gift for bookworms. It uses a special high-resolution non-glare display technology called electronic paper, which provides an exceptionally crisp black-and-white screen that magically resembles the appearance, and readability of printed paper. The Kindle Store currently carries more than 360,000 paperless books plus newspapers, magazines, and blogs and they're more adding titles everyday. It's easy to purchase books too, shop the Kindle Store directly on Kindle itself, or on your PC via Amazon.com. All titles are wirelessly delivered right to your Kindle in a minute, on the cell phone network! Whether you prefer biographies, classics, investment guides, thrillers, or sci-fi, thousands of your favorite books are available in a high-tech, eco-friendly paperless format. Think of all the trees we could save if we all switched to the Kindle reading device...

With today's expensive energy prices, and their toll on the environment, the home thermostat plays a more crucial role than ever in the effort to increase efficiency, thereby reducing energy costs and pollution. The Honeywell Vision touchscreen is a programmable thermostat that you can program, to save up to 33% on annual heating and cooling costs! Plus, you can easily set it differently for each of the seven days in the week, making it a great earth friendly gift pick for people with busy schedules.


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Top 10 Green Gift Ideas - Which in your opinion, are the best green gifts for 2014?

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e are pleased to present, The 2014 Top Green Gifts! Along with the help of our readers we have selected literally hundreds of eco-friendly gift ideas including gifts for babies and toddlers, boys and girls, teens, mom, dad and more. The top 10 cream of the crop green gifts are displayed below!!! This best of the best ECO Gift List serves as a guide for green shoppers this year. Lot's of folks have been voting for the best green gift ideas and adding new ones, below are the current standings.

Rock the vote, it's quick, and easy. Your vote counts. Something missing? SUBMISSIONS ARE WELCOME and encouraged! Add a gift you feel should be on the Best eco-friendly gifts for 2014 list, just click "add to this list" below and get it up there for everyone to vote on!!!

Cool Global Warming Mug

Helps bring attention to the global warming problem.

This ceramic color changing global warming mug spotlights what may happen if we don't take care of the Earth. Get this, when you pour a hot beverage into the global warming mug, the oceans appear to rise, and the coastlines disappear it's so cool. What a creative way to bring attention to the necessity of reducing global warming.

Global Warming Mug

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here you have it - ten of the most popular gifts for Eco Friendly Gift Ideas 2014. If you have any other ideas, leave a comment below and share your thoughts. Thanks for leaving such nice comments, I really like hearing from you, and I appreciate your feedback. We use your input to make it better for future visitors. Especially if you have a new Gift Idea that you think should be featured on our Gifts for Eco Friendly Gift Ideas shopping guide, I'm always looking for the latest and greatest gift ideas. Also, a special thanks for shopping here. I appreciate it very much, you're awesome.

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I always forget to mark Earth Day... Thanks for sharing, there are some really good gift ideas on here for eco-minded people.

Do-It-Yourself-Solar on December 14, 2013:

Wooden flashlight is cute, i like the style of the flashlight. and very usable in emergency cases.

FlowerGuy on October 21, 2013:

Eco flowers is a pretty good idea.

Markclean on September 05, 2013:

Hello, This is an awesome list of eco friendly gifts. I really liked "Eco-Friendly Wooden Flashlight". Finally we got rid of plastic made torches. It would be a wonderful gift.

digitutah on June 22, 2013:

perfect lens, great info.

anonymous on May 20, 2013:

I am a very environmentally conscious person and I am constantly looking for ideas to minimize the impact on the environment and nature. Thanks for presenting some great ideas.

MichelleVermont on March 27, 2013:

We all should be more eco-minded if we want to save the planet

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imgoingeco on February 15, 2013:

Good selection! Def gonna check some of these out with bday coming up! ;)

webdeep lm on February 12, 2013:

Nice list of ECO-friendly gifts... I like your idea. Thanks.

Anthony Godinho from Ontario, Canada on November 16, 2012:

Great selection of eco-friendly gifts you have here. Nothing like buying gifts that make a difference...stay blessed!

audrey07 on November 16, 2012:

This is the first time I have come across the eco-friendly wooden flashlight. It's certainly a great concept.

KandH on November 13, 2012:

Great lens, I really love the pool cleaner - we could really use those in Barbados. Blessed!

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Rose Jones on July 28, 2012:

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Barbara from USA on June 06, 2012:

Great lens you've put together here with lots of information. Angel Blessed.

Nithya Venkat aka Vellur from Dubai on June 06, 2012:

Great ideas to go green and save earth.

anonymous on May 20, 2012:

Good, unique gift ideas. Thanks.

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GetCashBackOnline on April 21, 2012:

Great gift ideas

Elyn MacInnis from Shanghai, China on April 21, 2012:

I really like the idea of a chlorine free pool - think of all the bleach that won't have to be used!

miaponzo on April 17, 2012:

I just LOVE eco-friendly things! Thanks and blessed!

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Great ideas for green gift giving.

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Jeimuzu-san on December 26, 2011:

I love giving trees as presents - I grow loads in my garden every year and give them out or donate them.

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Very informative and helpful lens, thumbs up to you. Thank you for sharing.

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Great lens, thank you for sharing.

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Eco friendly flowers are a great idea!

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Eco friendly flowers are a great idea!

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Love the resources here! Thanks!

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As a solar energy enthusiast, I love the Solar Powered Tiki Torch Set. Great Lens!

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Love these eco-friendly tips. Including this on my holiday gift guides lens.

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Love your lens! I'd like to see more eco-friendly info, solutions, and products. The easier it is for people to "go green," the more people will do it.

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Green gifts are great.Solar watch is good .

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Darcie French from Abbotsford, BC on November 18, 2011:

Some great ideas for green gifts to give this year - going green is a good idea for any consumer. Thanks for the tips for green Christmas gift giving.

Mark Whitman from London on November 15, 2011:

Some great ideas. I personally love the Wattson energy meter from DIY Kyoto. Beautiful and effective piece of technology - like Apple I guess.

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So many great ideas here. I love that wooden flashlight. Thanks for this lens!

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Some great ideas here for gifts, but wondering how much they'd be appreciated. I could suggest buying a floor steamer from http://www.sharkfloorsteamer.net - great way to clean the floors without using chemicals, but if I was given one for a gift I'm not sure what that's saying about me....I might end up using it for a purpose it wasn't intended, LOL !!

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