Celebrations

Holiday Tip: Don’t Recycle Gift Wrap

In the case of gift wrap, it’s better to reuse, or not use at all, than to try to recycle.

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11 Low-Waste Gift Wrapping Alternatives to Buy or DIY

Skip traditional (and wasteful) paper and opt for one of these clever solutions for low-waste, no-waste, upcycled and recycled gift wrapping.

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4 Ways to Have the Greenest Christmas Tree

From tree rentals to treecycling, the ways to go green with your Christmas greenery are nearly endless.

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5 Ways To Reduce Waste at Your Child’s Next Birthday Party

If, like me, you have the exquisite joy of sharing …

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4 Tips for Planning a Toxin-Free Summer Barbecue

As summer winds down, many Americans are relishing the last …

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In Honor of Trees: How to Celebrate Arbor Day

April is nearing its end, which means Arbor Day is …

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4 Simple Swaps for a Truly Sustainable Easter

Growing up, Easter was always one of my favorite holidays. …

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Recycling Mystery: Gift Cards

Tossing a single gift card in the trash may not seem like a big deal, but these small bits of polyvinyl chloride can really add up. But can they be recycled?

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How to Get Involved in America Recycles Day

Every fall, we here at Earth911 anxiously await our favorite …

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It’s National Secondhand Wardrobe Day: How You Can Participate

Chances are, you have a clothing item (or 10) in your closet that you don’t wear, haven’t worn since the previous solar eclipse and have no plans to wear here or in a parallel universe. But, before you purge your closet and launch your lightly worn…