What do you do with all of that wrapping paper after the holidays? Here are four ideas for putting it to good use.
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eBay writer and seller Julia Marchand shows you how to upcycle an old, holey blanket into a holiday gift-worthy scarf.
UK residents looking for unique holiday gift ideas for friends & family may want to check out new upcycling site Remade in Britain.
A new study from Staples shows that we tend to hoard our used electronics rather than recycling computers & TVs after we’re done using them.
If you think you’re household waste increases during the holidays, you’re right: here are the numbers on our holidays wastes.
With only a few days left of holiday shopping, here are seven ideas to help you choose one-of-a kind gifts for the environmentally-conscious, fashionable ladies in your life. Take it from me, regardless of the holidays your family celebrates, every woman would appreciate a kindhearted, thoughtful present. The choices vary from ordering online to upcycling […]
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.
Want to celebrate a friend’s or family member’s accomplishment, or say “I love you” to that special someone? While cut flowers are the gift of choice in these situations, there are alternatives that don’t involve damaging or killing plants. Here are five options.
For our last Hangout of the year, we’ll discuss last-minute gift ideas that don’t suck… for the recipient, or the environment.
Want to make you holidays more “local?” Join us for this week’s edition of Hangin’ with sustainablog, where we’ll discuss tactics for localizing your meals, gifts, decorations, and more…
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.
Editor’s note: Everett timed this post perfectly… not only because of the holiday season, but also because yesterday’s #ecogifts chat on Twitter really focused on simple, handmade, and inexpensive. You can still drop in a Tweet with your ideas… just use the #ecogifts hashtag. As anyone with parents or grandparents who grew up during the […]
If you’ve spent anytime at all in the green blogosphere over the past week or two, you’ve run across at least one… a green gift guide, that is. They’re everywhere! No problem with that… they are helpful for finding new and/or innovative products you might want to give to a person on your list… but […]