How abou t a truce on buying each other those stupid jokey presents which, after the mandatory fleeting laugh they are meant to inspire, end up in a landfill for the rest of their natural lives? (Yeah, Big Mouth Billy Bass and Canned Unicorn Meat, I’m talking about you.)
Let’s aim for non-landfill-gifts this year. Need some convincing that this is a good idea? Check out this 2011 article by George Monbiot to get in the spirit.
Some of the least-landfilly gifts around are those that represent a donation in your loved one’s name. Sometimes, though, you may be stumped as to whether she might prefer Mercy Corps or American Rivers, Defenders of Wildlife or a Kiva Card.
No worries! Give him a Charity Choice Donation Card, and let him choose which charity to put your donation toward.
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