Keep America Beautiful Tips for a Sustainable Holiday Season
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!
- 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.
- 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.