You've been talking to someone for a while and are ready to ask them out on a first date. You're trying to think about unique and fun ideas that would impress your date.

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How about an eco-friendly first date that celebrates love, the Earth, and is affordable?

Picnic in the park

Two people are having a picnic outdoors Photo by Jarritos Mexican Soda on Unsplash

Show off your culinary talent. Prepare and pack homemade snacks and meals, and remember to ditch single-use plastics utensils.

Hike or Bike

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Complement a picnic in the park with hiking or biking on a breathtaking trail. It's good for your body and the environment.

Plan a Plant Date

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Grow something together and get crafty. Plant seeds or seedlings at a community garden or in pots that you have decorated with eco-friendly art supplies.


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Lay under the stars as you connect and enjoy each other's company. Take in romantic and peaceful views of the night's sky.

Ice skating

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Buddle up and go ice skating with your date. There are rinks in major cities and town centers, and some of them are even indoors!

Walk By Holiday Light Displays

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Take a night-time stroll and soak in the whimsical holiday light decor on display. This will surely brighten your date.


You're planning an eco-friendly first date. Which of the following ideas would you consider? Select all that apply.

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