Dreaming of a Green Christmas? Tips for an Eco-Conscious Holiday

It was Bing Crosby who immortalized a “White Christmas” in his 1942 hit single, but these days more and more eco-conscious consumers are dreaming of a green hoilday season instead. If you are looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint this year, consider these tips from Dedee DeLongpre Johnston, director of sustainability at Wake Forest University.

Use Sustainable Gift Wrap: Consider saving and reusing holiday wrapping paper just as your grandmother once did. Or wrap your gifts in pretty fabric that can be used for other purposes. “In my family, we re-gift gift bags again and again,” DeLongpre Johnston says. “Pillowcases can also make pretty gift wraps if done right.”  Read the rest of the article:


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