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Sustainable Christmas ideas

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Christmas tends to be a very hectic time of the year and many folks don't give much thought to sustainability during the holidays. However, there are ways that you can make your holiday more sustainable without a lot of extra time, cost or effort.

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The following ideas are easy,simple and may even relieve some of the stress that accompanies gift giving and decorating each year.

  • Buy a living tree
  • Make your own presents
  • Buy gifts from local artisans
  • Shop at your farmer's market
  • Make a donation in someone's name

Look into your backyard, your pantry, your closet (or garage or attic) and your heart and you can find ways to make your holiday more sustainable.

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