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Holiday Waste: 6 Million Tons of Trash to Landfills

Did you know that household waste increases by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day? Learn where we waste most and how to curb holiday waste this year. Between our regular household t…

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20 Ways to Reuse Gift Wrap

Merry Christmas, Care2! I know that not everyone does the Christmas thing, but if you did open gifts this morning, chances are that now you're wrangling a mountain of gift wrap. Rather than tossing it…

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12 Green Alternatives to Gift Wrapping Paper

As you've probably noticed, trashcans overflow after winter holiday festivities. Wrapping paper, bows, ribbons and boxes fill up a big portion of that too-stuffed trash bin. Ease the load going to the…

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Gift Wrap: 4 Eco-Friendly Ideas

Whew! We made it through Thanksgiving craziness, and chances are a lot of you guys are making that holiday gift list and checking it twice. If you're trying to have an ethical holiday, you don't want …

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How to Deal With Excess Wrapping Paper

By Dan Gould, Networx After Christmas morning has come and the presents have been torn into, there always comes the inevitable wrapping paper fall out. Bulging garbage bags filled with paper and r…

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7 Tips for a Greener Holiday

By Margaret Southern, The Nature Conservancy The holidays always conjure up a variety of sensory images. For glass-half-full people, maybe you think about the warmth of a crackling fire, the sounds…

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