Sustainability focused last-minute holiday prep ideas for shopping, gifting, and wrapping from TerraCycle!
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Families have all sorts of traditions for the holidays. This year, I’d like to suggest starting a new one that contains the wisdom of the ages, and is one of the greatest gifts you can give to the next generation: planting a tree. Don’t fret–it’s not the War on Christmas (trees), it’s just a great, […]
5 delectable vegan holiday pies to tantalize your tongue
Plantable and recycled holiday cards to green your gift-giving this year
Christmas is just 5 days away and I guess most of you are very excited already. But did you know that December and January are the months posing the highest risk for heart disease, and many of the delights of the season are in fact great dangers for people with coronary artery disease (CAD).
You may think that this information does not concern you, but think again if you are over 45 years, have sugar diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or have had heart attacks in the family. Many people with coronary artery disease are not aware of their condition. It is important to know that heart attack strikes even without previous symptoms.
10 Holiday Gifts to make this year, with extra love
2012 Gift Guide for Handmade and Upcycled Gifts
While commercials would have you believe that big box department stores hold the key to happiness the truth is that happiness is found in simplicity. Sometimes a collection of quite common items can become a fabulously indulgent present. Here are some delicious, fun and useful products to go in a health and wellness gift basket your loved ones are sure to enjoy.
If you have decided to celebrate a handmade green Christmas with non-materialistic eco-friendly gifts this year like us, you may want to consider making edible gifts as well. Presenting your loved ones with them will not only increase your sustainability but also the love that flows back to you! It is great to express yourself with a tasty homemade treat – something that will be appreciated even by the most picky ones among us.
Divas4Divas is offering a giveaway to celebrate the launch of their campaign to empower women through Fair Trade businesses
The Christmas tree has become one of the staple holiday decorations for most homes but sustainable Christmas trees aren’t always available. Sometimes severe asthma and allergy sensitivities can leave you shunning the evergreen as well. Fear not my festive friends, if you don’t want a real Christmas tree you don’t have to settle for a traditional artificial replica. The following are a list of wonderfully eco-friendly alternatives to live Christmas trees.
Do you love giving thoughtful gifts but hate holiday waste? Try some of these gift wrapping ideas that are recycled and reusable!
10 Fair Trade businesses to visit this Christmas
Not all 6 billion of us use fossil fuels. The last one or two billion, in energy poverty; don’t yet have any electricity at all. This starting point of zero now presents humanity with a very rare opportunity for a do-over.
You may think that the options for Christmas tree recycling are relatively limited, but Christmas trees can be reused for a variety of purposes. Let’s look at five ways to recycle those once-a-year houseguests back into the natural world or reuse them as reminders of the holidays… Certainly don’t let our list be your limit […]
Remember when Christmas was all about family crafts, holiday baking, and building happy childhood memories of traditions to pass on? Well even if it didn’t happen exactly like that, it’s never too late to start creating warm holiday memories, and festive home decoration is an easy place to begin . . . Now that you’ve made the greenest […]