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Is Green The New Red This Valentine's Day ?

IS GREEN THE NEW RED THIS Valentine's Day? The sweet day of love has transformed immensely since its initiation during the time of Rome's "Claudius, the Cruel". This Valentine's Day, green is the new red! The latest V-Day trend is to give back to Mother Earth. Lovers around the world are displaying affection to their loved ones using eco-friendly ways in a bid to reduce their carbon footprint. Gifts Most Often Given on Valentine's Day Be Mg Va 52% CARDS 48% - CANDIES- 34% -FLOWERS- 35% 17% -DINING -JEWELLERY- Traditional= -Eco-friendly- WAYS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT EMERGING TRENDS POTTED FLOWERS OR PLANTS are now a favoured choice as they last longer use less packaging & 224 MILLION average number of ROSES produced for Valentine's Day SEASONAL OR ORGANIC FLOWERS- Lovers are breaking away from the clichéd rose dozen and Buying locally grown organic bouquets. SEED BOMBS- Planting a tree together is the 'in' thing 35,000 KG ÇO² emitted by 12,000 rose sticks in Holland 151 MILLION Greeting cards exchanged annually Mg Valendim 10% Contribution of paper industry toward global carbon emissións -almost 3 TIMES of aviation industry DIY E-CARDS are sure to strike the you-are-special-to-me' cord iGreetingCar ECO-FRIENDLY CARDS made from handmade paper or paper from elephant poop are also gaining popularity DARK CHOCOLATE BARS (containing organic dried berries and nuts), organic hot cocoa, organic chocolate or coffee bags are on the top of the shopping list instead of milk bars. 26 MILLION KG Chocolate consumed on V-Day 89 MILLION KG Carbon footprint generated due to production of the same Our personal favourite is HOME-MADE MEXICAN DARK CHOCOLATE FONDUE 48 MILLION People go on a long drive on V-day 11 MILLION KG Carbon footprint produced as a result Enthusiastic friends of the environment make the day more special by HIRING ECO-FRIENDLY CARS to paint the town RED, err GREEN? Gift-items made from RE-CYCLED PRODUCTS 36 MILLION heart shaped boxes exchanged *Bike-chain photo frame *Wallet made from vintage baseballs 881,000 Bottles of sparkling wine exchanged Handcrafted wireless BAMBO0 KEYBOARD SOLAR BACKPACK with in-built laptop charger Hertz. All set for your first green Valentine's day? Sources: I valentines-day-statistics I I I I postconsumers com I l

Is Green The New Red This Valentine's Day ?

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This Valentine's Day green is the new red. The latest V-Day trend is to give back to mother Earth.


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