Eco Friendly heart shaped leaf being passed towards camera
Love is…

Love is in the air, and what better way to express your affection than with eco-friendly Valentine’s gifts and cards that also show love for our planet.

This Valentine’s Day, let’s make sustainable choices that make both our loved ones and Mother Earth smile.

Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

Couple planting an eco-friendly tree
Growing old together
  • Plant a Tree Together: Give the gift of a sapling or a potted plant. It symbolises your love and grows along with your relationship.
Eco-friendly recyclable totes bag with plant and card inside
Eco-friendly bags of love
  • Reusable Gifts: Choose gifts like reusable water bottles, cloth tote bags, or reusable coffee cups. They reduce waste and are daily reminders of your love.
Homemade cupcakes for valentine's day
Food is the language of love
  • Homemade Goodies: Bake homemade treats, craft a personalised photo album, or create a DIY gift. It’s a heartfelt gesture that minimises packaging waste.
older couple taking a selfie up a hill
Feeling on top of the world
  • Experience-Based Gifts: Opt for experiences like a romantic hike, cooking class, or a weekend getaway, making lasting memories instead of clutter. Find the joy in a sustainable future.
Vintage ring
Sentimental Eco-friendly journey
  • Recycled Jewellery: Consider jewellery made from recycled or upcycled materials, or even vintage pieces that have character and a unique story.

Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Cards

Eco-friendly bag of seeds
Sowing the seeds of love
  • Plantable Cards: These cards contain seeds that can be planted after use, transforming the card into beautiful flowers or herbs.
  • Recycled Paper Cards: Look for cards made from recycled or sustainably sourced paper to minimise the environmental impact.
  • Digital E-Cards: Send a heartfelt message through an e-card or a video call, reducing paper waste and carbon emissions.
Eco-friendly handmade valentine's day card
Release your inner Pollock to Picasso
  • Handmade Cards: Craft your own card using recyclable materials, adding a personal touch that shows you care.

Remember, it’s not about the price tag but the thought and love behind your gift.

This Valentine’s Day, let’s make our love story a part of the bigger story—caring for our beautiful planet.

For more information about sustainability, please contact Jayne Saywell, one of our Business Advisors. Her knowledge, experience and ideas can help your company thrive in a wellbeing economy, and find joy in a sustainable future.

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