Interested in having a high-spirited, low-impact holiday celebration, but stymied by the culture around you — maybe even within your own family?
You can make it happen! Just do the usual things — from gift-giving to feasting — sustainably. For instance, buy durable gifts that will last, avoid overly packaged products, use real plates and cutlery (not disposables) and serve local, seasonal foods. Follow these links for specifics:
Green shopping guides:
Last-minute green gift suggestions:
- NRDC Green Gifts for animal and nature lovers
- Adopt a Poet in a poetry-lover’s name
- Good Cards for people with specific charitable interests
Happy Holidays and New Year to all!