TOP GREEN GIFT IDEAS FROM GREENANDMORE.COM FOR 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 19, 2007
WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS – With the holiday shopping season in full swing, more eco-conscious consumers are demanding a green alternative to gift giving. Responding to this need, an eco-friendly home, health and lifestyle products company - GreenandMore.com - recommends some favorite green gifts this holiday season.
“These are my favorite green gift recommendations this holiday season from GreenandMore.com. We have tested all these eco-friendly items and know that they work, and think that in some way they all contribute to making the Planet a better place for future generations,” says President, Mercia Tapping.
HYDROGEN POWERED MODEL RACE CAR
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/horizon-fuel-cell-technologies.html?itemId=501&navContext=ln_gadgets
In 2006 this was Time magazine’s best new toy of the year. When showing this Hydrogen powered model car to a bunch of high tech CEOs, they all wanted one for themselves - forget about the kids! This is a big kid toy. For most, hydrogen powered vehicles seem like a distant dream, but take a glimpse of the future with the power source that may one day power the planet. The Science Kits from $79.99 - $259.99 are what to give to the grand kids this holiday season.
KILL-A-WATT ELECTRICITY MONITOR
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/kill-a-watt-electricity-monitors.html?itemId=390&navContext=ln_energy_saving
With the ever increasing costs of energy, wouldn’t it be nice to cut down on costs by finding out which machines and appliances in your home are actually worth keeping plugged in? The Kill-A-Watt Electricity Monitors are the perfect device! Simply connect an appliances to the Kill-a-Watt electricity usage monitor and it will assess how efficient any appliance or machine really is. Wonderful stocking stuffer for Dad.
JONTA LED WIND UP FLASHLIGHTS
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/greenandmore-solar-and-wind-up-flashlights-and-lanterns.html?itemId=282&navContext=ln_gadgets
Ever run around in a power outage only to find your flashlight has run out of batteries? One can just crank these powerful Jonta flashlights up if they ever die. But, with 100,000 hours of LED light, that is very unlikely. With no dead batteries to fill up landfills, these make a useful green gift.
INDIGO ULTRABRIGHT LED LANTERNS
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/greenandmore-solar-and-wind-up-flashlights-and-lanterns.html?itemId=277&navContext=ln_gadgets
These lanterns are perfect for camping or additional lighting on the deck, providing 2.5 hours of continuous light before winding them up - and no batteries required, making them a useful but eco friendly gift or household item.
SOLIO PORTABLE SOLAR CHARGERS
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/solio-solar-chargers.html?itemId=389&navContext=ln_gadgets&landingId=l_g2
The Solio charger is a solar powered energy source that can power most electronic devices from cell phones and digital cameras to iPods to GPS systems. The sleek, ultra modern design is also compact and lightweight, making it great for anyone who is on the go outdoors, and finds themselves out of juice.
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Flexible solar panels on your computer notebook case, handbag or backpack – can you believe that? Help your teenager or grandson stay plugged into their iPod, cell-phone, or other electronic device while at the beach, walking to class, or simply window shopping. Juicebag Solar Bags and Backpacks have you covered. Each uses a flexible panel of cells and represents the latest in flexible solar technology. And every bag – with fabric made from recycled soda bottles – is constructed of rip-stop nylon, guaranteeing years of use.
LIGHTCAP SOLAR BOTTLE
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/simply-brilliant-lightcaps.html?itemId=453&navContext=ln_solar_power&landingId=l_s5
The LightCap is not only an unbreakable one-liter water bottle, it's also the coolest solar powered LED light around. Simply Brilliant LightCap Solar Water Bottles use stored solar power and convert it to light, all on the top of a water bottle. Great green gift for campers.
HANDBAGS FROM INNER TUBES
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/handbags.html?navContext=ln_accessories&landingId=l_ac1
These bags are very chic, and it’s amazing to find out what they are made from. The creators of the Camara Handcrafted Hand Bags take recycling to a whole new level, using recycled truck and tractor inner tubes to make bags that are works of art. As an added feature, all Camara bags come with an automatic lighting system, which helps find those car keys in a pinch.
THE ECO CHIC ATMOS ROCKER
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/atmos-chairs-collection.html?itemId=263&navContext=ln_furniture
It’s distressing to learn that for every four trees that are destroyed on this planet, only one gets replaced. This rocker is kinder to the forests. It takes a while for it be delivered as it is custom made, but it is as beautifully designed as it is eco-friendly. The webbing on the seats is made from recycled car seat belts, and the bent plywood construction process wastes less wood. These rockers are a work of art – a great gift to oneself.
BLUEAIR ECO 10 AIR PURIFIERS
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/blueair-eco10-air-purifiers.html?itemId=580&navContext=ln_air
A first class, quiet, powerful air purifier that only uses 10 watts on its HIGHEST fan speed – a fraction of a low wattage light bulb. This is an air purifier that one can afford to keep going, day and night, without running up the electric bill. The ECO10 is an astonishing feat of ecological engineering. No air purifiers, let alone those with a fan, are so energy saving.
TRUEAIR ALLERGEN REDUCER-AIR PURIFIER
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/trueair-ionic-air-purifiers.html?itemId=582&navContext=ln_air
If a family member is in need of a surprisingly good, little desk top air purifier at a bargain price, then the Allergen Reducer is virtually maintenance free. It’s Hepa grade filter can be cleaned by vacuuming, so no more filters in landfills. It is even small enough to put in a suitcase for travel.
AIR-O-SWISS AIR WASHER HUMIDIFIERS
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/airoswiss-1355N-air-washer-humidifiers.html?itemId=298&navContext=ln_humid
When looking for a humidifier this winter season, one of the greenest designs for humidifiers are air washers, because they do not have filters which need disposal. Nor do they require mineral cartridges to control white dust. This results in a quiet, enormously effective humidifier which is very durable – so they receive the green thumbs up.
WHITE WING STEAM CLEANER
Link for more details: http://www.greenandmore.com/whitewing-vapor-steam-cleaners.html?itemId=119&navContext=ln_steam_cleaner
Vapor Steam Cleaning is a green way to deep clean and remove dirt, stains, and kill dust mites, mold, germs, spores and bacteria. Steam cleaners sanitize and disinfect but without using chemicals. Instead, they use dry steam of levels of 240°F and above, which means no more chemicals at home and no plastic bottles in landfills. The WhiteWing steam cleaner is very popular with customers, as it is effective without being overly expensive. For those people who want to treat themselves to the ultimate in steam cleaning, Ladybug steam cleaners offer an EPA certified disinfectant TANCs process.
GreenandMore.com’s mission is to support the needs of an eco-conscious community by offering an online eco friendly products shop that offers quality and style, environmental information and news, and ways to support green charities. They hope to educate and inspire everyone to minimize their impact on the planet, and strive to set an example to others by following green standards in their day to day business practices.
GreenandMore.com is a division of Boston Green Goods Inc., located in Waltham, Massachusetts. Boston Green Goods owns a portfolio of healthy living catalog and internet web properties, and has a full-time staff of 35 employees in addition to warehouses on both the east and west coast. Some of our senior managers have been involved in environmentally conscious practices for over 30 years. GreenandMore.com is the online rebirth of a company called Energy Efficiency Corporation co-founded in 1973 by our CEO, Mercia Tapping. The original company’s mission was to create energy efficiencies by consulting to large corporations.
brennerm @ greenandmore.com