Can you believe Thanksgiving week is already here? With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s the perfect opportunity to go green with your holiday festivities. The holidays can create a lot of waste in households across the U.S. For example, imagine all the potential for thrown-away food and decorations.
With Thanksgiving two days away, we’re sharing five of our favorite tips for a green Thanksgiving celebration, in keeping with our ever-present efforts to go green with our products and everyday lives.
Buy local for the turkey and other feast accoutrements. While you may not be able to get every item you need for Thanksgiving from a local farmer’s market or co-op, you can at least get your veggies and …
Is going green a primarily at-home practice? No! For those of us who travel often, it’s important to go green on the road as much as we attempt to go green at home. In fact, it’s easy to go green when you’re away from home and away from your regular habits, if you follow a few simple guidelines.
Today, we’re sharing a few of our favorite tips for keeping your travels as eco-friendly as possible.
Keep Doing What You Already Do at Home
While some green practices from home (like composting) don’t translate to travel, the majority of them are easy to continue when on the go. Try these green habits even if you’re at a hotel or on an …
October 31 is supposed to be spooky, that doesn’t mean you need scare away the environment. While you’re taking care of the earth during the rest of the year, don’t neglect Halloween! Go green on Halloween with these helpful household, decorating, and costume tips.
Use the whole pumpkin. Pumpkins are the go-to Halloween decorative symbol, but do you typically throw away the innards? Bake a pie with the insides, bake the seeds to a crispy crunch, and compost the shell when you no longer want to decorate your porch with a seasonal ghoul or goblin.
Walk, don’t drive. Instead of driving to other neighborhoods for trick-or-treating, stay close to home and walk from house to house to cut down on …