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 […]

4 Ways for an Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

1. Biodiversity. 99 percent of the turkey eaten in the U.S. comes from a single breed. Choosing alternative “heritage” turkeys helps to preserve biodiversity and supports sustainable farming methods. Order one online at heritagefoodusa.com 2. Buy Local Obviously it is always recommended to buy local. There are many farmers that raise turkeys and will even […]

Looking Glass: Eco-Friendly Halloween

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