Gallery: 5 Cheap and Easy Last Minute Ways to Green Your Fourth of July

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Maybe you simply didn’t have enough time this year to think about it. Or maybe you’ve already gotten so many biodegradable plates, composting bins and other eco-hookups for your Fourth of July shindig that you feel you can’t possibly get any greener. Wait! Here are a few super simple and practically free ways to make your BBQ, beach bash or rooftop gathering more about celebrating and less about waste. Uncle Sam would be proud!

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  3. Sophie @ Century Finds July 2, 2009 at 2:01 pm

    I especially love the idea for guests to bring their own drinking vessels. It could be like a costume party, but with cups 😉

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