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Holiday Waste

Food Waste Costs Americans How Much?

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.03.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Americans throw away approximately $165 billion worth of food each year, according to the author of a report that analyzed food waste in the U.S. D...

How To Create Less Waste During The Holidays

Posted 01.04.2013 | Green

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 t...

Eco Etiquette: More Tips For A Zero Waste Holiday Season

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 02.05.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Are you currently in the ...

Eco Etiquette: How To Have A Zero Waste Holiday Season

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 01.29.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Despite the down economy, Americans are still buying, buying, buying: This past Cyber Monday was the heaviest online shopping day of all time, with $1.25 billion spent. And as a result, our garbage cans are fuller than ever.

If You Must Wrap, Remember...

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

Unlike many environmentally-unfriendly activities, wrapping presents is actually inconvenient for most people. It takes up time, rather than frees the individual from it. It takes energy, and it costs him or her money.