St. Patrick’s Day is all about decking out head to toe in green and drinking beer… Right?! Disposable sparkly green top hats, shamrock-shaped anything, and an abundance of gold glitter make up the aesthetic of the holiday. Whether this is totally your vibe or not at all, we thought St. Patrick’s Day would be a good time to go over the basics of living sustainability.
This year for Valentine's Day, you’re probably looking for alternatives to eating out at a restaurant or other activities that just aren’t feasible this time around. Shift a step further away from the traditional “dinner and a movie” date by leaning toward eco friendly endeavors to celebrate the special day with the ones you love. Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, either! Take the day as an opportunity to show your family and friends how much you care for them (and for the environment).
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.