05 Dec '11, 8pm

4 Easy Ways For A Sustainable Holiday Season | Care2 Healthy Living

4 Easy Ways For A Sustainable Holiday Season | Care2 Healthy Living

With the holiday season now in full swing, you might find the length of your to-do-list in direct conflict with your desire to tread more lightly on the earth and live sustainably as you go in search of that perfect gift, that perfect tree, and even the perfect ingredients for your holiday meal. While is might be stressful, the holiday season is the perfect time to take advantage of the resources and businesses that support the same goals that you do. As I wrote about last week , one of the simplest ways to start is to buy from local businesses. Buying from local businesses rather than at chain stores or online, keeps money in the community, and helps local economies because these businesses are more likely to buy from local suppliers, hire these local service providers, and of course hire employees. I also included this list of web sites that list independents by business...

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