Keep America Beautiful Tips for a Sustainable Holiday Season

Dec 14, 2018 10:25 AM ET

Make a difference this holiday season by taking small steps that can make a meaningful difference by reducing waste and your carbon footprint. And since it’s the season of giving, share these eco-friendly tips with family and friends!

  1. Reuse newspaper and paper bags in place of wrapping paper for gifts. Don’t forget to recycle the paper afterward – just remove the tape.
    • Another creative idea for wrapping: use gently-used scarves, handkerchiefs or tea towels for difffiutlt-to-wrap items. You can also package edible gifts using glass bottles or reusable tins.
  2. When entertaining, cut down on excess waste and use real dishware and cutlery instead of disposable plastic, foam, or paper plates and utensils.
    • Also use cloth tablecloths and napkins instead of paper options.

Continue reading here to view more Keep America Beautiful tips for a cleaner, greener and more sustainable holiday season.

Noah Ullman
Keep America Beautiful
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Larry Kaufman
Keep America Beautiful
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