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Green Holidays

10 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint This Thanksgiving

Lori Popkewitz Alper | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
Lori Popkewitz Alper

Although every day provides an opportunity for reflection and change, Thanksgiving stands out as the perfect day to kick off a few new habits that will effect the longevity of our planet. If each of us revamped our consumption and waste habits by slightly adjusting what's already in place, the overall impact could be huge.

The Booming Business Of Christmas Tree Recycling

Posted 01.04.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Over the past couple of years, I’ve made it a tradition to take a quick look at how various cities acr...

Pet Store Refuses To Sell Puppies At Christmas

Posted 12.25.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: When Mandy Tregeagle, owner of a pet store in Adelaide, Australia, announced that she wouldn’t sell pupp...

10 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

Molly Rauch | Posted 02.18.2013 | Green
Molly Rauch

While we often focus on sources of outdoor air pollution, there are many concrete things we can do to make sure the air we breathe inside our homes is as healthy as possible, especially around the holidays. What follows are some holiday tips for helping keep your indoor air safe.

Gift Guide: 20 Eco-Friendly Holiday Presents

Posted 12.07.2012 | Green

It is once again that most wonderful time of the year. The winter holidays will soon be upon us, meaning only one thing... presents! Unfortunately...

Mompreneurs: Family Celebrations With an Eco-Friendly Twist

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.12.2012 | Green
Sandy Abrams

Corey Colwell-Lipson and her mom Lynn realized that every holiday and special event could use, as Corey says, an "eco-overhaul."

Eco Etiquette: How To Stop People From Buying You Useless 'Green' Tchotchkes

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

My aunt, who has a heart of gold, has recently become impassioned about environmental issues. Seems great, right? Well unfortunately she thinks being ...

Great Green Holiday Decoration Ideas

ecofabulous | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When it comes to decorating for the holidays, green decor means more than hanging a pine wreath outside. This season, be inspired by all of the eco-fr...

Waste Free Holidays: Can Such a Thing Exist?

Tracy Hepler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy Hepler

It turns out some things can sans scraps, and you can certainly waste less if you make a few changes to your routine. Check out these tips to help you cut your debris and celebrate the holidays as green as can be.

Green Gift Guide: Low-Impact, Eco-Friendly Ideas For the Holidays

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green

The holidays can be a tricky time to go green. Green and red, perhaps, but environmentally conscious, not so much. Assuming you've got the food part c...

Hold the Phone! Make Your Own Onion Rings

Planet Green | Kelly Rossiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There is a whole sub-culture within the personal finance world that is dedicated to frugal living (reducing your living expenses), and a lot of what w...