Have a heart this Valentine's Day and go plastic-free
6 plastic free valentines gift/date ideasIt is time to show a bit of real love for the planet - check out our plastic-free Valentine’s ideas below.
1. Gift an experience
Gift your loved one with an experience – like a yoga class, photography course, or horseback ride. Researchers have found that experiences deliver more-lasting happiness than things. Check out Groupon and Virgin Experience Days for some more ideas.
2. Valentine's Day walk
The UK is full of stunning scenery for your date. Top picks for a memorable stroll include: Moel Famau; North Wales, Tarn Hows; Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall; Northumberland, Lizard Peninsula Coastal Walk; Cornwall and Hampstead Heath; London.
Don't forget about your local area, there may be loads of lovely walks around your home too.
3. Romantic dinner
Can you bake a cake or cook your Valentine their favourite meal? Minimise your plastic-packaging at the supermarket and then get creative in the kitchen.
4. Night at the movies
It’s an old-time classic for date night, but still one of the best!
5. Send a personalised music playlist
This is easy to do using digital channels like Spotify and YouTube. It is thoughtful and will likely be appreciated more than a shop-bought CD!
6. Seed Paper Hearts
By planting some seeds, you can expect more than just your love to blossom this Valentine’s Day. We love this pack of 20 Seed Eco-friendly Paper Hearts. The bumble-bees will love you too!