The Sustainable Mission at getGFTD

Organized and celebrated on April 22, Earth Day symbolizes the influence of environmental preservation and sustainability, inspiring us to unite and make strides toward a healthier planet and a more radiant future. is a lead organizer and the theme for 2024 is a demand for 60% reduction in the production of all plastics by 2040 for the sake of human and planetary health. Earth Day serves as a focal point for environmental action, yet it is essential to recognize that saving the Earth is an ongoing commitment. By making conscious choices to reduce our carbon footprint, conserve resources, and protect ecosystems, we can contribute to a more sustainable future for ourselves and future generations. The online presence and the team at getGFTD are  dedicated to sustainability. 

The personalized and online nature of getGFTD reflects a commitment to earth day every single day of the year. Already as an app, there is a relatively low carbon footprint of 0.75 grams per user. Compared to leading contributors like the meat or coffee industry (28-35 kilograms), online apps rank pretty low. What does exist in carbon emissions comes from energy consumption via electronic devices. Even though the online presence of getGFTD contributes to the small carbon emissions, the brand mission and values are dedicated to environmental sustainability. Our customized shirt, hat, and tote bag merchandise are made from recycled and organic cotton and packaged in compostable bags for shipping. 

The customized Wishlist feature ensures you get exactly what you want. A 2023 Finder survey revealed $9.5 billion is wasted on gifts annually and 12% of the gifts are thrown away. On the gift card end of giving, Americans possess $21 billion in unused, forgotten, or lost gift cards. Uncover more gift card statistics from another blog post, “Secure Online Gift Giving.”

Instead of guessing gifts and likes, a wishlist shows specific wants for your friends and family, and with getGFTD it becomes easier. Select the Wishlist feature at the bottom of your screen. Tap the plus button to add a wish. Pick one of our specialized emojis or write in whatever you wish. On the end of someone giving? Select a gift from a loved one’s Wishlist to surprise them on a birthday, holiday, or just because. Make someone’s day instantly and ensure they get exactly what they want. No more unwanted gifts that end up in the landfill. 

At getGFTD, everyday is Earth Day. In addition to spreading app awareness, we are dedicated to shopping and supporting local companies, and finding eco friendly transportation opportunities. 

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