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Gift Ideas

This year give shared experiences and gifts that are made to last.


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Giving someone an experience for Christmas? Check out our custom gift cards. Once you’ve found the perfect gift, check out our ideas for waste-free wrapping.


 

 

Heirlooms27http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/HeirloomsHeirlooms<div class="ExternalClass28E665AFAC1444ABA0C138E589C26CA4"><p>How do you know something will really last? When it already has. Pass on a family heirloom, or something you cherish from your childhood.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/heirlooms.jpg, Picture http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/heirlooms.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/heirloomsshare.jpg, thumbGP0|#fabcf70c-dcee-48bb-8567-8136d2cab5fe;L0|#0fabcf70c-dcee-48bb-8567-8136d2cab5fe|Gifts that last;GTSet|#a9923e58-f557-4ae8-9322-43b8e31fd089
Antiques129http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/AntiquesAntiques<div class="ExternalClassF6DCA18A14E34E9988FF1490DF06507F"><p>Go vintage and you can’t go wrong. Antique jewellery, furniture, dishware or linens are all excellent gift options.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/antiques.jpg, Picture http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/antiques.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/antiqueshare.jpg, ThumbGP0|#198208d0-6a81-4fab-a1e6-910b030e9b62;L0|#0198208d0-6a81-4fab-a1e6-910b030e9b62|Second hand gifts;GTSet|#a9923e58-f557-4ae8-9322-43b8e31fd089
One-of-a-kind gifts272http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/One of a kindOne-of-a-kind gifts<div class="ExternalClass316C3D4E03C441E89FF281982360C668"><p>Keep an eye out for unique items that they couldn’t find anywhere else - autographed sports memorabilia, hand-crafted items and stylish retro fashion. </p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/oneofakind.jpg, Picture http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/oneofakind.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/oneofakindshare.jpg, ThumbGP0|#198208d0-6a81-4fab-a1e6-910b030e9b62;L0|#0198208d0-6a81-4fab-a1e6-910b030e9b62|Second hand gifts;GTSet|#a9923e58-f557-4ae8-9322-43b8e31fd089
Sports equipment361http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/Sports equipmentSports equipment<div class="ExternalClass11602FDF12C34CD89D3406C68D292714"><p>Sports gear can get expensive. Local consignment stores help reduce the cost and keep manufactured items out of the landfill, offering quality sports equipment in near-new condition.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/sportsequipment.jpg, Picture http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/sportsequipment.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/sportsequipmentshare.jpg, ThumbGP0|#198208d0-6a81-4fab-a1e6-910b030e9b62;L0|#0198208d0-6a81-4fab-a1e6-910b030e9b62|Second hand gifts;GTSet|#a9923e58-f557-4ae8-9322-43b8e31fd089
Pass on a good book29http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/Good bookPass on a good book<div class="ExternalClassE3D09B4A79594A768514E169C4816054"><p>Read any good books lately? Share the memory in a low-waste way. Re-gifting a book is a great way example of reducing waste without sacrificing the experience. </p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/book.jpg, Picture http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/book.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/bookshare.jpg, ThumbGP0|#198208d0-6a81-4fab-a1e6-910b030e9b62;L0|#0198208d0-6a81-4fab-a1e6-910b030e9b62|Second hand gifts;GTSet|#a9923e58-f557-4ae8-9322-43b8e31fd089