Plastic-Free Living

Valentine’s Day Dilemma

Valentine’s Day Dilemma

Valentine's Day is upon us...There are generally two prepackaged, easy, and possibly affordable options for gifts that you'll see virtually everywhere- chocolate and flowers. Potentially great for the wallet, perhaps, but not so much for Mother Earth....

Eco-Friendly (and Cheap) Holiday Decor Ideas

Eco-Friendly (and Cheap) Holiday Decor Ideas

If every American family wrapped just 3 presents in reused materials, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football fields...small steps DO matter! Here are some tips and tricks on decorating sustainably (and cheaply) this holiday season....

Sustainably Wrap your Holiday Gifts

Sustainably Wrap your Holiday Gifts

4.6 billion pounds of wrapping paper are produced each year in the U.S. alone, and about HALF is thrown into landfills. What a nightmare for our planet year after year, but we can help with these low-waste holiday gift wrapping ideas...

Halloween Waste: Something You Should Really Be Afraid Of

Halloween Waste: Something You Should Really Be Afraid Of

Halloween is just around the corner! It’s time to welcome the candy, jack-o’-lanterns, and spooky faces in the late month of October. However, one dilemma that’s often unaddressed is a Halloween SCARE every household should be aware of – earth polluting Halloween materials....

Eco Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas

Eco Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas

Every year, 227,000 MILES of wrapping paper is thrown away during the Holiday Season. Here are some ideas that are not only inexpensive, but also are much kinder to our Mother Earth....

Real or Fake: The Christmas Tree Dilemma

Real or Fake: The Christmas Tree Dilemma

Ho Ho Ho, Merry Consumer Season! Part of the rich tapestry of American holiday tradition is the Christmas tree, glowing with light and shiny baubles as the centerpiece of our seasonal décor. But does that tree fit in with a commitment to reducing our waste?

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