Our dads are very important in our lives and the truth is that no matter what we do, we cannot give back all that we received. The only thing that we can do is be great parents for our children. However, if your dad is into green living, it would be a nice statement to offer gifts for dads that are as eco-friendly as possible. Even if you buy just a cup, the gift would be much more appreciated.
While it is quite hard to choose green gifts for dads since not many things are green these days, we do have some suggestions that will help you choose something interesting. Maybe you can find something that your father will love.
A Home Soda Maker
There are different soda makers available on the market and they are actually quite interesting due to the fact that you can make your own soda at home while being sure that what you make is a lot healthier than what you would buy from the local stores. All that the dad would need to do in this case is use a bottle of water and then the device will do everything else.
Does your dad have a pair of shoes that he loves very much but they cannot be worn anymore as they are worn out? In this case, you can easily “Steal” them, take them to a resole company and get them fixed so that they look just like when they were bought. That is an extremely thoughtful gift as it shows that you care and that you want your dad to be happy. Instead of buying a new pair of shoes and getting it horribly wrong, a resole can be a lot more affordable and appreciated.
If you have no idea what to choose, a classic gift always stands out as being great. Seriously consider such a bottle for the dads that are active. They are always functional, look great and completely eco-friendly. The father can use them to stay hydrated while working out. Keep in mind that the Nalgene bottle line is quite varied. Take the necessary time to choose something that would be perfect based on what the father loves.
Green Perfumes Or Body Care Products
There is this bad belief that all perfumes or body care products are always non-green. This is definitely not the case. In reality, there are so many out there that are completely eco-friendly. You just need to conduct a really good research and then choose something that is appropriate based on your dad’s preferred fragrance. Your dad will first think that you got him a perfume or something that is not green. However, after you tell him that it is all green, he will be quite happy and will love the fact that you care.
On the whole, choosing green gifts is not that tough. You just need to use the internet in order to learn all that you can about the options that are available. These are just some options. Many others exist.
Article written and offered by Laura Tolentino, a specialist in choosing gifts for dads, exclusively for The Green Familia.