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Having a Peaceful, Green, Frugal & Fun Holiday

Having a Peaceful, Green, Frugal & Fun Holiday

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The Sleeping Naked is Green segment: Buy Dry Beans in Bulk launched a conversation on why we should consider buying certain dry AND wet goods in bulk.

Did you know that 80 MILLION tons of waste annually comes directly from packaging and containers? Listen to this week’s Sleeping Naked is Green 5-minute segment for ideas on how to reduce your packaging waste by buying more in bulk.

Green Diva Lisa’s Take Two segment offered even MORE great ideas for last-minute holiday gift giving and decorating and how to keep it all green, thoughtful and charitable.

Here are links to three GD posts this week that offer some simple, practical ideas on greening the holidays:

GD Lisa’s, 15 Green Holiday Gift Ideas That you Still Have Time to Make or Get

GD Meg’s, 9 Ways to Experience Personal Energy Conservation Over the Holidays

GD Lisa’s, 13 Ways to Wrap Cheap, Have Fun & Save Trees This Holiday Season

Please check out the Green Divas online Store for some of our favorite items found on, where all products are rated for just how green or sustainably made they really are.

Our feature interview guest was Jeff Yeager, author of several books, including The Ultimate Cheapskate. Jeff is always entertaining and FULL of ideas for how to be frugal, save green and BE green.

We also announced the winner of last week’s Eco Friendly Printer KNOW YOUR GREEN Quiz - Margery Dieball, who won a 1-year membership to Zipcar! Please go to our facebook page and see this week’s quiz to win a gift certificate to Tekserve, New York’s largest Apple computer service center!

As always, please visit our website for LOTS of relevant links & resources from the show – Green Divas website.

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1:03PM PST on Dec 31, 2011


2:33AM PST on Dec 21, 2011


9:13AM PST on Dec 20, 2011

Just listened to a segment. They say; "use your common sense, people." Good advice.

6:47AM PST on Dec 20, 2011

thanks for the info and links

2:23AM PST on Dec 20, 2011

article is great and i can't remember posts i've more enjoyed reading. thank you all!

9:12PM PST on Dec 19, 2011

I like to use the Sunday funnies, and I love using the same wrap each year. It adds to the joy when prior gifts are remembered by the wrap being used again. We're not poor, either, just don't feel the need to buy shiny stuff to tear up and throw out. Wasteful, and fills landfills with toxic printed paper. Lose - lose.

6:38PM PST on Dec 19, 2011

I made sure gifts are made in the USA!

6:06PM PST on Dec 19, 2011

Kath R. Said it the best. Keeping it simple and well thought, would make EVERYONE happy. I am handmaking almost all of the gifts we are giving, and I am enjoying the process so much I will be making it my way of doing Christmas.

12:19PM PST on Dec 19, 2011

Instead of giving gifts this year, I am making donations in the name of the person who would be receiving the gift.
This way, charities benefit, and family/friends do not get gifts that they do not want or need.

12:14PM PST on Dec 19, 2011

Not participating in the materialistic greed fest this year. I feel very sorry for the trees. My son needs money to take his 2 senior trips in March and in April (Journalism class and Government class) and so, any money I would spend on gifts instead of saving for these trips would be lost to vendors. I see that we are to be reminded to meditate within on the light each of us can travel to. Any grabs fro material possessions is just so absurd to me! Especially when we are in a recession ,and indigenous people and animals have had everything provided via Nature to them STOLEN from them!

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