While it’s fine to indulge in holiday food and festivities, we should also be conscious of the impact our activities have on the planet. Studies reveal that waste in the US increases by a shocking 25% between Thanksgiving and New Years – that amounts to 1 million tons of trash per week! This fab info-graphic by Jay Jay Pow Pow shows us what gets tossed and wasted each holiday season, so you can read up on the facts and educate yourself on how to cut down on waste this year. Jay Jay even has some crafty ideas over at his site, including how to make cute little porcupine dolls from recycled Christmas tree pine needles.
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