There are only four days left until Christmas. And if you (like me) have been too busy to find unique green gifts for all the loved ones on your list, you might be worried that you’re running out of time.
There’s no need to sacrifice your money and conscience by grabbing low-quality gifts at the nearest 24-hour big box store. If you can set aside an hour or two every night between now and the big day, you’ll have plenty of time to select heartfelt gifts that create almost no waste.
On the following pages, you’ll find some of my favorite last minute green gift ideas that can be purchased or made. Be sure to leave a comment sharing your best gift ideas for giving green when you’re pressed for time!
1. Car Sharing Membership
If you really want to set your friends and family up for a carbon-free New Year, there’s nothing better than a car sharing membership. Members living in larger metropolitan areas can use Zipcar and peer-to-peer options like RelayRides and Getaround as an alternative to the costs and hassles of owning or renting a car. Who knows, by this time next year they might just give up their car altogether!
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