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Regifting: Not Just for Cheapskates Anymore

December 5th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Do it. It’s okay. As long as you are thoughtful about it, there is no reason that a regift or recycled gift can’t be a wonderful, meaningful gift


The Carbon Footprint of Santa's Trip Around the World [Infographic]

December 6th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Flying reindeer and a sleigh would seem like a pretty eco-friendly form of travel... but even Santa has a carbon footprint. Toys take energy to make, lumps of coal are carbon-intensive, and reindeer produce methane just like cattle. Here are some suggestions for St. Nick and team for cutting the environmental impact of their annual trip around the world


Vegan-izing Your Holiday Favorites

November 21st, 2012 | by Guest Author

As the holidays approach, so do the family get-togethers, office parties, and dinners. For those of us living a vegan lifestyle, finding something to eat can be challenging, to say the least. The good news, however, is that it is easier now than ever before to choose vegan eating options – even during the holidays. Many holiday favorites can be "veganized" with a little advanced planning


I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas – 5 Great Gift Ideas

November 9th, 2012 | by Guest Author

One simply did not mess with tradition in my family. Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas - it didn't matter which holiday we were celebrating, the day was painstakingly scripted. No one dare suggest deviation of any kind and, had I had the courage to suggest introducing a green element to our regimented traditions, I would have been scrutinized mercilessly



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