Green Christmas Tips: Ideas For Creating Less Waste During The Holidays

12/18/2012 09:32 am ET | Updated Jan 04, 2013

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss:

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, household waste increases by more than 25 percent, and this extra trash — mostly food, shopping bags, product packaging and wrapping paper — adds up to an additional 1 million tons of waste a week that’s sent to U.S. landfills, according to the EPA. Luckily, there are many steps you can take that will help you reduce your holiday trash — and even save some cash.

List and captions courtesy of Mother Nature Network

How To Create Less Holiday Waste

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