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It is holiday time and that means a lot of shopping, decorating, cooking, and time with loved ones. All of this can be done in an environmentally friendly way. Help out the planet while having a great holiday.
Do not buy wrapping paper
Reuse old bags or use some old newspaper to wrap your presents.
Do not use single use plastic
Invest in reusable plates, cups, and silverware.
Connect with nature.
Buy Eco-friendly gifts or make homemade gifts.
They use 80% less energy.
Limit Your Traveling or Carpool
Save energy by traveling less or carpooling with friends and family.
Purchase Experiences Instead of Gifts
These are more meaningful and you know they will get used.
Reduce Food Waste
Plan smarter so that no food gets wasted.
If you think somebody else will use items you won't, then re-gift them.
Turn the thermostat down when you are not home.
Save on paper and send E-cards instead of traditional cards.
Save on gas and save yourself from driving all over town looking for gifts.
Hopefully some of these simple ideas will inspire you to be more eco-friendly this holiday!
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.