Are you looking for unique gifts for the super-savvy, sustainability-loving people in your life? Or something eco-intriguing to get your not-so-green friends and family on board? We have the perfect list for you.
Sure, you could go for more typical green gifts like bamboo bowls, organic body care sets, beeswax candles, and the like – but that’s still “stuff.” How about a gift that truly improves a person’s home and makes it function more sustainably? These products will do just that – and they’re super interesting, too!
HERE ARE THE GREATEST GREEN GIFTS FOR HIGH-PERFORMING HOMES:
Why choose the Compostizer? It frees up valuable countertop space. It’s modern and elegant looking. It has more capacity than other composters with a 2-gallon bucket. And, it can be used for garbage and recycling, as well!
The Altered:Nozzle is a groundbreaking device that easily fits into your existing tap. Experience mist and save tons of water and energy. In fact so much that the Altered:Nozzle will have paid for itself in a few months.
Start saving water today with the Brondell Simple Flush. Simple Flush is an easy, economical way to save water, it installs on your existing toilet in minutes, and provides dual-flush functionality at the push of a button.
The AQUA SMART retrofits onto existing, 220 VAC electric water heaters and allows the homeowner to remotely control the operation of their water heater with the press of a button on the transmitter.
Track energy use over time. Monitor energy throughout the month to make sure you stay on track. Set device-level notification. Enable alerts when the garage door opens or the sump pump turns on. Identify sources of energy waste. Find energy hogs, identify your energy baseload, and how much it’s costing you. Keep tabs on your home. Check whether the oven is still on, or whether the drain pump is running.
LED lighting is highly energy-efficient, saving money on electricity bills and reducing carbon emissions at the same time. Energy.gov states that residential LEDs — especially ENERGY STAR-rated products — use at least 75% less energy, and last 25 times longer, than incandescent lighting.
In the average home, showers are typically the third largest water use after toilets and washers. Yet until now, there’s been no way to intelligently know how much water is used while showering. With the WaterHawk smart water-saving showerhead, all of that changes.
Energy savings app, Homeselfe, creates a digital mock-up of your home and guides you through the key areas that contribute to your energy bill. Walk through your home and answer questions at your own pace. Once complete, you’ll get Homeselfe’s free, instant report.
Neurio provides a smarter way to manage your home, allowing you to live more comfortably and securely, all the while saving your money each month. And with over 100,000 units sold in just over a year, homes everywhere are quickly seeing the benefits of what Neurio can offer.
Using the data gathered from the Driblet, you can find out the water tap’s real-time consumption. The Driblet Assistant advises on possible courses of action in order to reduce consumption according to the kind of tap.
As a retrofitted sink basin, SinkPositive delivers a touch-free hand wash with every flush. It’s simple to install, and even easier to use. By rerouting clean water from the supply line, the water runs through the faucet for a touch-free hand wash and then drains directly into the bowl.