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Green Up Your Thanksgiving

The holidays are meant to bring out the best in us. Throughout the season, we celebrate love, give thanks, create cheer and whip up joy. Amid the merry-making, with the average American spending $935.58 on food, gifts, and other holiday items, we’re also generating a ton of trash. Starting with Thanksgiving alone, the volume of waste in … Continue reading

Thanksgiving, not Trashgiving

Thanksgiving, not Trashgiving

If you’ve read our blog before, you know that it’s possible to make any holiday green, and in most cases, it only requires a bit of extra effort. All of that remains true for Thanksgiving, a holiday that’s surprisingly wasteful. Each Thanksgiving, over 100 pounds of food per person goes to waste. To make Thanksgiving … Continue reading

Give thanks, don’t trash

Give thanks, don’t trash

Like all big holidays, it’s easy to get carried away with decorations and food, resulting in a lot of wasted money, headaches and – of course – trash. But there are a few things you can do this Thanksgiving to spend less and reduce waste while still looking great and having a wonderful time spent … Continue reading

Reuse textiles for Thanksgiving decor

Looking for creative ways to decorate the Thanksgiving table and recycle some textiles at the same time.  Here’s some eco-friendly, creative and fun ways to decorate your holiday table. Update old table linens.  Use stencils and fabric paint in hues of brown, orange and yellow to easily add autumn leaves, cornucopias or other harvest images to … Continue reading