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Eco-Friendly Gift Guide
Comments () | Published December 3, 2009
Kitchen Composter Starter Kit
$60
Gardeners might like this indoor-composting kit, which turns food waste into nutrient-rich plant food. The system includes a five-gallon bucket—complete with an airtight lid for odor protection and a spigot to drain liquid—that can fit under most kitchen sinks. A packet of compost starter is also included. Once the bucket is full, it takes about ten days for the waste to ferment into a usable product.

Wine Barrel Chair
$165
This folding chair is made from salvaged 70-gallon oak wine barrels. Handmade in Northern California, the chairs can fold flat for storage. They’re stamped with the winery name under the seat and sealed with linseed oil.

Recycled-Cardboard Rocket
$60.99
Kids can blast off in this pint-size spaceship that’s made of 100-percent recycled cardboard. Turn it into an art project by letting them customize it with markers or paint. The spaceship mails in a reusable flat box that can be used for storage.

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