Looking for some ways to have a green holiday season? Check out these easy ideas to deck the halls and help the Earth.

  • Buy recycled paper!  According to Earth911, as much as half of the 85 million tons of paper products Americans use every year goes toward wrapping, packaging, and decorating items.  Check their website great gift giving ideas that are earth friendly.  Greenfield Paper also creates eco-friendly recycled paper as well as paper made from seeds and hemp.
  • Recycle your tree. It’s easy to just throw your tree to the curb in January, but check with your local home improvement store or nursery for locations to recycle your tree.  Many can grind your tree into mulch that can be used in a garden.
  • Need a gift idea? Consider making a donation to a local charity or organization that supports sustainability practices in your town.

Happy Holidays Everyone!