Reduce That Holiday Trash!

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s day, Americans alone throw away a million extra tons [900,000 metric tons] of garbage each week, including holiday wrapping and packaging, according to Robert Lilienfeld, co-author of the book Use Less Stuff: Environmental Solutions for Who We Really Are. How can we make sure this trash doesn’t build up? Here’s [...]

20 Ways to Green the Holidays!

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Thanksgiving will be here far faster than I’d like to think about and Hannukah, Christmas and other holidays are looming in our near futures as well.. In our house, we will host Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas dinners (along with doing everything else that needs to be done). Most of us are all about being [...]

Happy Thanksgiving from EcoEtsy

Rustic Wood Carving by Tanja Sova Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, not because of the good food, but because it’s a wonderful time to reflect the blessings we have received throughout the year. Have you told someone what you are thankful for lately?  Sharing gratitude is contagious. I love hearing what blessings others have received. It [...]

{Eco Etsy Finds} Thanks for Togetherness

We woke up at five o’clock in the morning to put a twenty pound naked bird into the oven. Stuffing and mashed potatoes would come later. Coffee in hand I stumbled around the kitchen trying to pull everything together. All I wanted to do was go back to sleep but the beep, beep, beep of [...]

Themed Nomination Winners – Giving Thanks

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This week’s theme is ‘Giving Thanks” and here are the winners: Simple enough for everyday with enough classic style for special occasions like Thanksgiving dinner, these napkins were nominated by RecycledParts. Eco friendly cotton napkin set by LoveForEarth. Natures Art Melbourne nominated this recycled notebook with it’s Thanksgiving appropriate sentiment. (Tamdoll also nominated a notebook [...]