During the holiday and Christmas season, consumers buy more products than any other season. With the extravagant décor, holiday feasts, and gift-giving, festive traditions tend to take a toll on a year’s worth of eco-friendly practices and sustainability. With a bit more intention and searching, your streak of green living doesn’t have to end when easing into the holidays. Browse below to get started on a greener Christmas season with tips on shopping local, gift wrap alternatives, DIY décor, and more.
Instead of shopping on Black Friday, we’re planning to get outdoors and enjoy the last few days of autumn. By opting out of Black Friday, you can spend your time away from consumerism and educate yourself and others about how to shop sustainably. To encourage others to do the same, we’ve rounded up a few ideas for how to spend the day after Thanksgiving, whether it be lending an active hand in the community or taking on a new hiking spot endeavor.