It’s that time of year when the sun low in the sky reminds us that we are just spinning and tilting around a red-hot star.
We begin lighting candles and thinking about end-of-year festivities, honoring the traditions of our forebearers.
Do we shower myriads of gifts wrapped in tree skin to display our love? Do we spend resources on meaningless stuff because Santa no longer bulges down some prophetic chimney?
Does the holiday feast, the decorations, the wrapping all need to scream of overconsumption? How much ends up in landfills?
Those of us concerned about resources, biodiversity, and Climate Change may want to turn into a Scrooge-like malcontent this year.
While we can’t make changes for everyone and how they celebrate the holiday season, we can start with our families and make new Eco-Friendly traditions.
Here are a few ways not to let Scrooge be your holiday guide:Continue reading “To Scrooge or Not to Scrooge? Seven Tips for an Eco-Friendly Holiday Season￼”