25 Dec '11, 8am

Today's Green Tip: Recycle Your Gift Wrap - What to do with all that pretty material after you are done celebrating.

Today's Green Tip: Recycle Your Gift Wrap - What to do with all that pretty material after you are done celebrating.

Between Thanksgiving and New Year's, the average American household increases its trash output by 25%, resulting in 5 million extra tons of garbage. But it doesn't have to be a total loss. Most paper can be readily recycled, either through curbside programs or local drop-off centers. The trick is to prepare by having a box or bag ready, so when everyone starts tearing through their presents under the tree in an ecstatic frenzy, you can easily divert the scraps into one convenient location.

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