Energy Efficient Gift Ideas for the Five Days Before Christmas

Dec 20, 2010 by Brandon Hayashi | Story Popularity: 1

Just five more days before Christmas...

If you're like me, and there are still a couple of people left on your list, why not consider some really cool, and energy-efficient gifts?

For those family members/friends who are always hard to buy for because they seem to have everything they need, maybe the below low- and no-energy-consuming gifts might be a solution?

The only down side to all of the suggestions though, is the singular fact that all of them are manufactured outside of our islands...

1) Portable photovoltaic device CHARGER (
2) Water-powered CLOCK (
3) Recycled bike tube WALLET (
4) Exterior solar LIGHTS (
5) If you feel as though you must buy a large energy-consuming device -- i.e. refrigerator, TV, power tool, etc. -- then at least check out the ENERGY STAR PRODUCTS ( information so that you end up buying the most efficient item on the market.

And lastly, don't forget that Kanu is having the "Green Wrapping" event tomorrow as a part of the Simplify the Holidays campaign. Help reduce waste this season by having the Kanu crew wrap your gifts in natural, gently used materials that still keep what's inside a secret, while ensuring that our nearly-overflowing landfills don't reach the point of no return.

When: Tomorrow (12.21)
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm
Location: Center Stage, Ala Moana


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