Football Tailgating The Eco-Friendly Way

10/20/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Planet Green

Hearty eats, good beers, and college football, what more do you need? As a die hard Georgia Bulldog fan, I never miss a game day but tailgating can also cause a ton of waste. This season why not take some easy steps toward a greener tailgate?

1. Serve local grub and skip the convenience foods. All those prepackaged foods come with a ton of waste. All those plastics will be building up in your local landfill for years to come. So skip the prepackaged dips, potato salad, and deviled eggs and make your own. Make your crudites with locally grown veggies. Make your hoagies with bread from a local baker.

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