11/23/2010 08:04 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Thanksgiving 2010: The Greenest Holiday? 7 Tips To Make It Even More Eco-Friendly (PHOTOS)

Some of us at HuffPost Green have mixed feelings about holidays. The commercialization, worthless plastic trinkets and decorations, pressure to buy gifts that will get thrown away, along with the ripped-up wrapping paper has us cringing.

But Thanksgiving is different. With natural decorations, seasonal food, and an emphasis on family and friends instead of buying stuff, it may well be the greenest holiday.

Check out six reasons we love Thanksgiving, and one reason we don't, plus find more tips for greening your Thanksgiving from our blogger Avital Binshtock.

Green Thanksgiving