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Hello Saluki Green Action Team!  

This week, we will focus on sustainable gift ideas for special occasions. As you know, Valentine's Day is tomorrow! It's a day to show love and appreciation to the people in our lives. The good news: we can do so without breaking the bank. We have sustainable Valentine's Day gift ideas to help you express your love and save money as well.    

Did You Know:  According to the National Retail Foundation (NRF), retail spending for this year will increase by more than $1.4 billion! The NRF predicts that Americans will spend an average of $143.56 on Valentine's Day this year totaling $19.6 billion, a significant increase from last year's average of $136.57, totaling $18.2 billion.  

Find out more: National Retail Foundation on Valentine's Day Shopping.

Take Action Now: Practice Sustainability this Valentine's Day 

  • Make your own card: Show your creative side and make personalized cards to highlight the special qualities of that special someone. 
  • Pay it forward: Think about items you already have that you are not using. You can share these with others in need, not just a loved one.  
  • Thinking about dinner plans? Shop organic ingredients from the local shops to prepare that special meal.  
  • You can also buy organic flowers, grown without pesticides. 
  • Still thinking of buying a gift? Consider shopping at a local business near you. 

Find more creative sustainable gift ideas here. Don't forget to treat yourselves! 



Happy Valentine's Day!  


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Keep up the great work,
Saluki Green Action Team