During this busy holiday season, we know that most of you are probably thinking about getting together with family, rather then balers and recycling equipment. But, we thought we would give you a chance to do some “dreaming of a green Christmas” with a little bit of both. So, as you finish your holiday shopping and get those last Christmas cards sent out, here are a couple great eco-friendly holiday blog posts so you don’t lose sight of your eco-friendly goals. First, a couple you may or may not have already read here on the Harmony blog are 20 Ideas for Greening your Christmas and 10 Ideas to Recycle and Minimize Waste this Holiday Season. Here are some other Green Christmas posts that we thought you may enjoy!
5 Ways to Have a Greener Christmas
Christmas gets a lot of criticism for becoming a holiday based more on getting and consuming than giving (and often for good reason). But we all have the personal choice to make Christmas what we want it to be. So for those who’d like a “greener” Christmas, here are some simple ideas. [Read more]
10 Simple DIY Ornaments Made from Reused Materials
It’s that time of year: people are heading to the Christmas tree lot or bringing their fake tree out of the basement. If you’re looking to do something new to decorate your tree this year, why not look for ways to reuse what you already have on hand? Check out these 10 ornament ideas made from materials you probably have around the house to make your tree original and eco-friendly. [Read more]
Real Christmas Trees are Recyclable
After the holidays, don’t throw your Real Christmas Tree in the trash or set it on the curb. Real Christmas Trees are biodegradable, which means they can be easily reused or recycled for mulch and other purposes. Here are some recycling options and tips on what to do with your tree after the holidays. Every community is different, but in general, you have a few options. [Read more]
With ‘furoshiki,’ you won’t need wrapping paper this holiday season.
Do you ever dream of a waste-free holiday season, or a Christmas morning that isn’t knee-deep in crumpled wrapping paper? Well, here’s the solution you’ve been waiting for. Allow me to introduce origami’s lesser-known cousin, furoshiki, which is a traditional Japanese cloth-folding technique that allows you to wrap objects of various shapes and sizes in a single piece of cloth. [Read more]
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at Harmony Enterprises! Wishing you and yours all the Season’s Blessings!
(Our offices will be closed at noon on December 24 and December 31, and all day on December 25 and January 1 so our staff can celebrate the holidays with their families)