Valentines' Day used to be celebrated by writing a love letter or sending flowers, but these days it isn't exactly the most environmentally friendly of holidays. What the world really needs is more love and less plastic! We've done our research for you, and come up with a list of thoughtful gifts that will help the environment while surprising and delighting your other half. From customized artwork to eco-friendly chocolate, it's definitely possible to have a green Valentines Day!
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For an extra personal touch, get a custom portrait drawn to capture the unique characteristics you share as a couple. Every detail is special to you and this is something they can keep forever! Head over to Etsy and choose from a whole list of talented illustrators to suit your style.
Grassroots Pantry is a personal favorite of Team BYDEAU. This Hong Kong restaurant has a simple core philosophy: to create food that heals with the highest culinary standards and using the freshest, most nutrient-dense of sustainable, plant-based ingredients. The food is always delicious and satisfying, all the "meat" dishes are made out of vegetables and tastes just like the meat version!
prides itself on being Hong Kong’s first meal delivery concept specializing in healthy meal options. Dishes are made with quality ingredients hand-picked from all over the world and all delivered in eco-friendly packaging. Send her a surprise lunch for Valentines Day - as they say, the way to a woman's heart is through her belly!
P.S. Enjoy $75 off a NOSH meal plan with the code BYDEAU75! Valid until March 30, 2019.
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Pack her favorite snacks like sweeties and cookies in these super cute reusable bags by Marley's Monsters. Each bag is made with 2 cotton prints with a waterproof interior and can be machine washed every time. We can't decide which print we like more!
Send this cute orchid vase arrangement planted in a red pot to let them know you're thinking of them. The Yumi will bloom and rebloom and will look effortlessly cute in any space. We've even made it easy for them to look after the plant with a sleek brass water mister too.
Conspiracy Chocolate's bean-to-bar chocolate is naturally vegan and made in Hong Kong using 75% cacao beans from Vietnam. These mouthwatering bars of chocolate are packed in eco-friendly packaging for a guilt-free treat!
There are plenty of environmentally friendly gifting options out there if you're searching for gifts for a loved one. If the gifts that you have your eye come in plastic wrapping, it helps to drop a message to request for the plastic wrapping to be removed on your deliveries. Every little helps and we can all do our bit to reduce waste!