Did you know that the average American home already has 300,000 things?! We all love giving gifts around the holidays, and for special occasions year-round, so we want to help you give gifts more sustainably.
Continue reading for Urban Green Lab’s top sustainable gift giving tips!
Reusing something that already exists is always the most sustainable option! We have many amazing thrift stores and antique shops in town where you can find something one of a kind for anyone on your list.
73% of kids want to spend more time with their family. This tear-jerking commercial sums it up very well. The most precious gift you can give someone is quality time together and a happy memory, which also happens to be a waste-free option.
Here are a few local experiences you can gift to help your loved ones to create unforgettable memories:
- Nashville Zoo
- Adventure Science Center
- Frist Art Museum
- National Museum of African American Music
- Country Music Hall of Fame
- Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
- Or plan a camping trip to any of Tennessee’s beautiful state parks!
Gift a Donation
Show your support for someone you love by supporting a cause that matters to them. These are a few causes that the staff at Urban Green Lab is supporting this year:
- Gideons Army
- Nashville Wildlife Conservation Center
- Nashville Food Project
- Oasis Center
- Thistle Farms
- The Equity Alliance
To gift a donation from Urban Green Lab, click here!
The experts at these shops will even help you pick out the perfect plant depending on the strength of the recipient’s green thumb.
Nashville has incredible local artisans and shops with amazing, sustainable products that make great gifts. Check out these awesome organizations:
EarthHero is an online marketplace for the sustainability minded! Every product being sold has been vetted by EarthHero using a 5 step process to ensure that each stage of the product’s manufacturing is ethical and sustainable.
Be sure to use the code “UrbanGreenLab” to receive a 10% discount on your purchase and Urban Green Lab will also receive a 10% donation!
Gift Sustainable Apparel
Music City Creative partnered with Urban Green Lab to create a line of sustainability centered t-shirts and sweatshirts! We receive a donation for each product you buy.
All products are printed on 100% cotton, ethically sourced, printed with plant-based ink, and shipped in compostable packaging. It’s the perfect gift for the climate activist in your life!
We appreciate you for thinking about how to be more sustainable this holiday season! Be sure to also check out our blog about reducing holiday food waste.
Happy Holidays & Live Sustainably!