Eco-friendly Christmas Tree Disposal

If you had a live Christmas tree this year, you know very well that throwing that tree out in the garbage is not the best way to dispose of it. Thankfully, there are a number of eco-friendly Christmas tree disposal methods to choose from. If you have a chipper shredder, you can use the leftovers in your compost. Many cities offer Christmas tree recycling programs. You can also check out this handy guide to safely getting rid old Tannenbaum. Handy tips abound!

Cool Seed Bag/Pot


This is a cool idea for a gift. A seed bag that you can reuse to grow the seeds! Garden-in-a-Bag is a unique gardening gift that includes a leak proof bag and all you need to grow a little fresh herbs in your own home. The different herbs and plants available include: Alpine Strawberry, Basil, Chives, Cilantro, Lavender, Mini Petunia, Mini Tomato, Oregano, Parsley, and Thank You Viola.

EarthEasy’s Gift Wrapping Alternative Guide


As X-mas closes in, it may be time to give up the idea of buying any more presents and try focusing on how you’re going to wrap them. I’ve been looking for an alternative to the wasteful practice of using wrapping paper. Here it is, folks! TaDa! EarthEasy’s Gift Wrapping Alternative Guide. Yep, do it yourself instructions on making reusable cloth wrappers, recycled wrapping materials, etc. Good stuff!

Last Minute Eco-Gift Idea for Lame People Who Didn’t Buy Their Presents Yet


Ok people, the Christmas time bomb clock is ticking. LOUD! Can’t you hear it? Like the beating heart in the floor from that Poe story, the Christmas clock will soon start to drive you mad. You’re at work, you don’t have time to go shopping, it’s probably too late to get something on the internet because the shipping would take too long, unless you’re willing to pay all that freaking money for express shipping. Are you really that willing?

Ok, so not too worry. I’ve got the ultimate last minute gift for you that requires very little effort and is 100% eco-friendly. Except for the possible monkey slavery involved. But put your morals aside, check out the Monkey Phone Call website, and get on with your life. The Christmas clock is ticking, and it will stop as soon as you get your shopping over with. I promise…..

Give the Gift of Compost!

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Feeling lazy about going out to the compost bin in the winter? Not to worry, this kitchen compost unit is an excellent gardening gift that allows you to compost (smell-free) from the comfort of your own kitchen! It uses a unique fermenting process to decompose organic material. The kitchen composter is also a great gift for those who live in apartments and who may not have room to set up an outdoor compost bin.