Ecofabulous Lust List: The Valentine’s Day Guide
With Valentine’s Day sneaking up ever so quickly (we’re still recovering from the holidays!), the unmistakable feeling of love has hits the streets – and shopping malls across America. As you search for that perfect gift for your special someone, be conscious of the environmental impact your statement of love may be having on the earth. Here are our top picks for celebrating your sweetheart without sacrificing style or sustainability.
Make sure to check out our round-up of Valentine’s Day cards that beat true red, while holding steadfast to our stringent green criteria. And if you’re more of a chocolate and flowers type, make sure you’re choosing organic and as local as possible!
|Love Recycled Print:
Make your message loud and clear with this hand pulled screen print made on 100% recycled paper. If you get close you can see that L-O-V-E is spelled out using flowers and plants to create the block letters. (€42.00).
|Infusion Organique Soy Candle:
Set the mood with a little soft soy candlelight and an irresistible scent ($38).
|Hugs & Kisses Cookies:
These adorable X and O cookie sandwiches are made using only the finest organic ingredients (think decadent dark chocolate and rich vanilla cream). Baked fresh, they’ll arrive to your sweetheart in a gift box tied with a pink ribbon ($34.95).
|Biodegradable Herb Planter Set:
Made with rice hulls and corn starch, this planter trio is completely biodegradable and compostable. Fill it with herbs to use in cooking with your cutie ($14).
|ForestEthics Boxer Briefs:
Nothing says you care like organic underwear with a cause. 10% of sales from these red beauties goes to protecting endangered forests around the world ($24).
|Rose Quartz & Recycled 14K Gold Ring for Haiti:
This sweet pink ring, made with fair trade quartz and recycled gold, shows your compassion for your valentine while giving back to a greater cause – 100% of the proceeds go to The American Red Cross for Haiti Relief ($300).
|Sea Bunny Sleep Mask:
Ensure the sweetest of dreams with this soy jersey sleep mask, trimmed in red satin bows (£18.00).
|P.I.Y. (Pop It Yourself) Kit:
Grab your honey for a date night at home, and throw in a romantic movie. With this kit, the only thing you’ll need to argue about is whether to pop sweet or salty kernels for snacking ($35).
|Organic Brut Rosé Sparkling Wine:
Give the gift of a good bubbly, from the first sparkling winery in the US with all estate vineyards to receive organic certification ($36).
|Perfectly Imperfect Lingerie:
You love all her idiosyncrasies, her imperfections are well… perfect, to you. Celebrate her with an organic cotton lingerie set fit for a queen (strapless bra, $44, bloom short, $35).
|Ecoist Red Coin Purse:
This tiny little pouch makes a strong statement – made entirely from recycled candy wrappers ($22)! It’s a limited edition so act fast, and if you’re shopping for a few items use code:ECOISTLOVE for free shipping on orders over $50.