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Holiday Shoppers "Go Green"

Holiday Shoppers "Go Green"

Tread Light Gifts, a new online store offers eco-friendly, sustainable, and organic gift baskets just in time for the holidays

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 25, 2008

The best gifts this Holiday season come in "green" packages. New consumer shopping trends indicate that while Americans are tightening their wallets, they are more willing to spend money on gifts that give-back this Holiday season. Tread Light Gifts (http://www. treadlightgifts. com), a new Seattle-based online gift store is proving that consumers can have it all by supplying eco-chic gifts that are made from environmentally-friendly products. Even better, one-percent of gross revenues will be donated to environmental organizations approved by the 1% For The Planet organization.

"Now more than ever, consumers want to feel good about every dollar they spend," says Tracy Oklander Anderson, owner of Tread Light Gifts. "Since launching our online gift shop in August, we've seen sales steadily increase as consumers focus their attention on the small steps they can take to help the environment without sacrificing style"

All gifts are either organic, recycled, sustainably produced, fair-trade or manufactured by companies who contribute back to the earth or their communities. In addition, many of the gift kits (http://stores. treadlightgifts. com/-strse-Gift-Sets/Categories. bok) are packaged in 100% organic cotton totes, unlike traditional gift baskets which use straw, wood, or plastic baskets, and come with a no-waste, plantable gift tag that will bear beautiful wildflowers.

Meanwhile, Tread Light Gifts has joined 1% For The Planet - an alliance of over 900 businesses worldwide who are committed to leveraging their resources to create a healthier planet. Members recognize their responsibility to and dependence on a healthy environment and donate at least 1% of their annual sales to environmental organizations worldwide.

"Our goal is to show people they can give it all - a thoughtful gift that is "eco-fabulous", tastes great, and gives back to the environment."

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Tracy Oklander Anderson at (206) 297-7878 or visit www. treadlightgifts. com

About Tread Light Gifts:
Based in Seattle, Washington, Tread Light Gift's mission is to provide eco-friendly yet eco-chic gifts that you will be proud to give to your friends, family, colleagues, and even yourself. We believe that you don't have to sacrifice style in order to live a life that is earth conscious. At Tread Light Gifts, we have worked hard to find the best and most beautiful products that are have one or more of the following characteristics: organic, natural, recycled, eco-friendly, sustainable, fair-trade, or manufactured by companies who contribute back to the earth and or their communities. Free shipping on orders over $75.00.