What Can You Get the EcoAware Dad for the Holidays?

EcoFocus Report Shows New Trend: American Dads Want to Make a Big Impact with Home Improvements
Nov 30, 2010 10:04 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) November 30, 2010 - What do you get an EcoAware Dad for the Holidays? Well, according to a new consumer trend report by EcoFocus Worldwide called Making Way For EcoAware Dads!, hybrids and fuel efficient vehicles top the list of things wanted by over 40% of EcoAware Dads to make their homes and lifestyles more green or eco-friendly. And, if you are really feeling generous, right behind vehicles is energy efficiency, with tankless water heaters and solar panels on the shopping list for 38% of EcoAware Dads. While many have already made these upgrades, 30-33% still have water efficient appliances/clothes washers and energy saving window treatments on their wish list.

Before you wrap up those electronics are on your holiday list, make sure you check for green credentials. EcoAware Dads want green or eco-friendly computers (52%) and cell phones (49%). When you are putting toiletries in the stocking, remember that 55% of EcoAware Dads want soaps, shampoos and deodorants that are eco-friendly.   If you can’t get dad that electric car or green cell phone, other eco-friendly gifts for EcoAware Dads include:   ·         Low Flow Showerheads ·         Solar Accent Lighting ·         Bamboo BBQ Grill Set ·         Community Supported Agriculture Share ·         Recycled Paper Journal and Note Paper Set ·         Green Lifestyle Guide Book (printed on recycled paper, of course) ·         Solar Powered Watch ·         LED Desk Lamp ·         Recyclable USB Drive made from Recycled materials ·         Energy Saving CFL Light Bulbs   For more information about the new EcoFocus report Making Way for EcoAware Dads! or to schedule an interview with Ms. Harrison regarding the research findings, please contact Fran Lowe at 510-735-9871 (PST) or Sheryl Zapcic at 717-875-4545 (EST).    About EcoFocus Worldwide EcoFocus Worldwide conducts consumer trend research and provides marketing consulting specializing in consumer perspectives on green and sustainable goods and services as well as insights into the health and wellness marketplace.  Clients include businesses with products and services that touch consumers in their homes and daily lives: foods and beverages; personal care and cosmetics; household cleaning and home improvements; gardening and pest control; school and home office supplies; transportation; restaurants; packaging and recycling, and other consumer and B2B goods and services.  http://www.ecofocusworldwide.com.