How to Sustainably Dispose of Your Christmas Tree

In the US, 50 million Christmas trees are purchased every year, and of those, 30 million go to the landfill after the holidays are over. There are many ways, however, to avoid the landfill and give your tree another life. Most cities have Christmas tree recycling programs and will grind Christmas Trees into mulch toContinue reading “How to Sustainably Dispose of Your Christmas Tree”

Zero Waste Gift Wrapping

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the amount of trash Americans produce increases 25%—amounting to one million extra tons of garbage each week! Raise your hand if you knew that most wrapping paper wasn’t recyclable. Bummer, right???? Shiny, laminated wrapping paper is actually a recycling contaminate—if you include it in your recycling bin with otherContinue reading “Zero Waste Gift Wrapping”