As you get together with friends and family for birthdays, holidays, or other celebrations, why not celebrate the environment too? Here are some simple ideas for greening up your festivities. As an added bonus, many of them are as kind to your wallet as they are to the planet!
Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: March 2011
|Center for a New American Dream This site has a section with ideas on simplifying the holidays and countering the commercialization of our culture.|
|The Green Guide The Green Guide and www.thegreenguide.com are the "green living source for today's conscious consumer," with green homes tips, eco-product reviews, a section for kids, environmental health information, and more.|
|Organic and Other Environmentally Friendly Foods Even the most casual food shoppers have probably noticed the increased quantity and variety of organic foods available in regular grocery stores. Are organic foods healthier? Are they safer? How do they taste?|
|Are the Holidays Too Materialistic? Stressed out by what you'll give and what you'll get? Here's some advice on putting real meaning into your giving - and the holidays.|
|Getting in the Holiday Spirit Preparing for the holidays can help you to learn about yourself. It's a chance to get in touch with what makes you feel fulfilled and the things that put you in a great mood.|
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