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Glass with Class

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multibaby-0241.jpgI don’t believe that shopping will solve our environmental problems. I’ve purchased so many so-called “gifts for good”, I can’t even remember all the stuff I bought but didn’t really need- tote bags to combat global warming, bracelets for every cause imaginable, and so on and so on. So far, I haven’t noticed many changes- polar ice is still melting, species are still being pushed to extinction, and I still consume far more than I should.

Sometimes, though, you feel as though you must buy something (whether justified or not). You find yourself in a situation that calls for a token of some sort- weddings, milestones, important birthdays, etc. For those occasions when a simple handmade card doesn’t cut it, you need something that marks your special celebration without compromising your environmental values. Enter Glassybaby, gorgeous pieces of small glass that can be used as cups, candleholders, or vases.

The small glasses are not only multi-functional, they’re lead-free, come in environmentally-friendly packaging, and best of all, proceeds from a selection of colors go to funding cancer research and patient care. Try a trio from Glassybaby in Grandma Jane’s Caramel, Bedford Brown, and Angel– and know that the warmth you feel isn’t just from the candles you’ve put inside.

If you’re in San Francisco, you can avoid shipping waste and head to the Presidio on Thursday, November 1, where cancer survivor and glassmaker Lee Rhodes will be selling her little lovelies.

Kelli Shields works as a Community Outreach Organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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