Category Archives: Environment

Greening up Christmas: Post Holiday

Now that Christmas is over, and other holidays are going to be ending, what methods can you take to make sure the clean-up has as little impact on the environment as possible?  Here are a couple ideas: If you received gifts in regular wrapping paper, save it and use it to pad around your ornaments […]

Greening up Christmas: Gifts

Following suite of my article Greening up Christmas: Paper Waste, I figured it’d be fun to evaluate other methods to make Christmas greener this year. Lets take a look at gifts. Home-made gifts are always the way to go for Christmas. I make a mean cherry brownie with home-made cherry chocolate ganache. I’ve seen other […]

Greening up Christmas: Paper Waste

Paper waste is abundant at Christmas time, from holiday cards to wrapping paper.  In the United States an additional 5 million tons of waste is generated during the holidays. Just think of how much waste is produced by the Christmas Card alone.  Not only are you producing the paper waste of the card itself, but […]

Looking Glass: An Eco-Friendly Halloween

2 years ago I wrote an article on A Fair Trade Halloween that gave ideas for making your holiday a little more eco-friendly. Other Articles around the Web Nature Moms gives a big list of eco-candy, gift, and costume ideas. Kiwi Magazine talks about eco-friendly halloween crafts. Inhabitots discusses eco-friendly costume ideas and where to […]

Eco-Friendly Sunglasses

I am in the market for a new pair of sunglasses. Snow will be coming soon, and the glare of the sun off of so much white can be killer when driving to and from work. However I am not interested in contributing to the unethical waste of plastic or metal sunglasses, that almost all […]