Whether you’re shopping for a green friend, wanting to give green gifts, or just looking get involved locally, this post is for you. Below you’ll find green holiday ideas that are both local and sustainable. Need an alternative to wrapping paper or an organic cotton blanket? Maybe you’re looking to spend that year-end bonus on solar panels or a philanthropic gift. Whatever your green goals may be, I hope this guide will give you some ideas…

A is for A Single Bag: Give your gifts in this reusable bag
B is for Boone Hall Farms: Local business, local food
C is for Coast Brewing Company: Local green cheer for your festivities
D is for DwellSmart: Support local business while giving green
E is for Ecolibrio Creations:  Locally made recycled jewelry
F is for Fields to Families: Help the hungry by volunteering or donating
G is for Global Awakenings: Find a gift that is fair trade and naturally made

H is for Half Moon Outfitters: Great gifts from a green leader
I is for Investing Responsibly: Grow your money the green way
J is for Junk Reused: Buy or sell at the Sustainable Warehouse
K is for Keep Charleston Beautiful: If you’ve got spare time, volunteer
L is for Lulan Artisans: Gifts from a friend of the local green scene
M is for Muenda Fair Trade: Fair trade gifts from a local business
N is for Natural Awakenings Lowcountry: Get ideas for all natural gifts
O is for OM Fuels: Top off that gift car with locally made biodiesel
P is for Palmetto Diaper Services: Get gifts for that green mom you know
Q is for Queen Anne’s Revenge: Relax at this green scene supporter
R is for Recycling with Charleston County: Reduce your holiday impact
S is for Soyful Candle Company: Local green candles make great gifts
T is for Twin Muses: Send some cards the green and local way
U is for Understanding Sustainability: Learn sustainability education
V is for Verdi: Your local source for eco-friendly building
W is for Why Go Eco?: Give the gift of green to your own business
X is for Xtra Pounds: Lose holiday pounds by eating healthy at Sprout
Y is for Youthful Enthusiasm: Make a holiday donation to the LEEP
Z is for Zero Carbon Energy: Go carbon-free with Argand Energy



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