While Valentine's Day has been a time to show love to a special person in your life, the holiday has not been traditionally considered to be earth friendly. Advertisers try to convince consumers that their item will ensure everlasting happiness with no concern for the environmental impact of their products. If you want to take part in the festivities, while continuing to reduce your impact on the earth, here are some options to consider in lieu of traditional Valentine's gifts.
There are many products out in the market made with recycled material. These are a great alternative to buying newly made greeting cards. However, take an extra step and create your own card out of recycled materials. Many things we use on a daily basis can be converted into cards with a little ingenuity, like FedEx envelopes and food boxes. Be creative with your Valentine's greeting. Your special someone will appreciate the thoughtfulness and time you spend on handmade creation. Also, e-Cards are