Just in time for the holiday season, the California Department of Conservation (DOC) has launched an updated and enhanced version of greengiftguide.com to help consumers find eco-friendly gifts and decorating tips.
The DOC created the Green Gift Guide to promote bottle and can recycling and provide information and ideas on environmentally-friendly products for the home, office, children, pets and the outdoors.
Many of the products are made from recycled bottles, cans and other materials, or incorporate sustainable practices into manufacturing, thereby saving energy and natural resources.
Visitors can browse through a catalogue of green Web sites to find the perfect gift:
The site provides green tips for the holidays, including gift wrapping ideas, eco-friendly entertaining and New Years resolutions to conserve energy.
An interactive blog offers additional ideas on how to be environmentally conscious throughout the year and encourages visitors to share their own ideas.
Visitors can Suggest a Product to feature on the site by filling out an online form.
Greengiftguide.com and all other aspects of the states beverage container recycling program are paid for with unclaimed refunds of CRV beverage containers, at no cost to the state's general fund.
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