Green Holidays

Santa Relocation Project: Father Christmas to Leave North Pole Due to Global Warming

Santa Relocation Project: Father Christmas to Leave North Pole Due to Global Warming

With the Arctic Ice rapidly melting, Santa Claus is being forced to pick up and move his workshop. Letters addressed to the North Pole will need to be forwarded to his new address and Santa’s workshop

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Make Your Own DIY Green Gifts This Holiday Season!

Make Your Own DIY Green Gifts This Holiday Season!

This holiday season, skip the consumer madness and get crafty! Why not give your friends and family hand-made one-of-a-kind gifts that you made with a little of your own elbow grease (and we don't mean

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Photographer Jamie Kripke Documents the Bitter Side of Christmas Trees

Photographer Jamie Kripke Documents the Bitter Side of Christmas Trees

Ancient Egyptian, Roman and Chinese cultures once saw evergreen trees as symbols of eternal life, and Scandinavians placed them inside -- or just outside -- their homes to express hope for the forthcoming

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Petey’s Holiday Recipes: Vegan Almond Cookies

Petey’s Holiday Recipes: Vegan Almond Cookies

The holidays wouldn't be complete without someone whipping up a batch of cookies to be shared with friends and family. Just in time for Christmas, Inhabitat's Editor-in-Chief Jill Feherenbacher is sharing

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HOW TO: Green Your Christmas Tree

HOW TO: Green Your Christmas Tree

Christmas trees are one of the most enjoyable traditions of the holiday season, and there are lots of easy ways to go green with your Christmas tree: from using living potted Christmas trees, to recycled

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10 Architectural Gingerbread Creations from 2012 to Make You Salivate!

10 Architectural Gingerbread Creations from 2012 to Make You Salivate!

1. Selfridges Store Window inspired by the film by Bruce Weber This architectural cookie installation was inspired by the film produced by Bruce Weber for Selfridges department store in London. Titled

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14 Great Gifts for Your Parents

14 Great Gifts for Your Parents

Though you may not always see eye to eye, the holidays are still a time to show your parents how much you love them. After all, you'd be nowhere without them (literally). It's also a chance to introduce

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Customized Gifts For Your Friends and Family

Customized Gifts For Your Friends and Family

One of the easiest ways to ensure that a holiday gift will be liked by the recipient is to personalize it to suit their taste. Nowadays it's easy to create one-of-a-kind, customized gifts for everyone on

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10 Green Christmas Tree Alternatives to Make Your Holiday Shine

10 Green Christmas Tree Alternatives to Make Your Holiday Shine

Superstar Tree - $449.99 at Modernica Studio Candle Christmas Tree - Contact the artist for pricing Cardboard Alpine Tree - $24.99 at Cardboard Safari Cardboard Christmas Tree - $19.99 at The Cardboard

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16 Inspiring Green Gifts for Girls

16 Inspiring Green Gifts for Girls

Dolls, ribbons and ponies may seem like the traditional presents to give to little ladies, but today's modern girl is interested in much more than that. Instead of opting for some of the more staid

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16 Fun-Filled Green Gifts for Tots

16 Fun-Filled Green Gifts for Tots

Trying to figure out which gifts will make the holidays bright for your little ones without resorting to plastic toys from the local big box shop? We've taken the guesswork out of the whole process with

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Green Rabbit Nursery Delivers and Replants Live Christmas Trees in Austria

Green Rabbit Nursery Delivers and Replants Live Christmas Trees in Austria

Through a new special service in Austria, families can order a living Christmas tree online and have it delivered to their home in time for the holidays. Green Rabbit nursery in Vienna is offering up

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20 Gorgeous Green Holiday Gifts She’ll Love

20 Gorgeous Green Holiday Gifts She’ll Love

Baffled about what to get for the special lady in your life this holiday? Whether you're shopping for your girlfriend, wife, mom, sis, friend or grannie, our Green Gifts for Her guide has something that

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Dutch Engineer Uses CAD-Based Laser Program to Build Gingerbread House

Dutch Engineer Uses CAD-Based Laser Program to Build Gingerbread House

Dutch engineer Johan Von Konow has created a stunning gingerbread house - but instead of using traditional techniques he used a 50W laser engraver with a simple CAD program! Johan first created an

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12 Heirloom Gifts They Will Cherish Forever

12 Heirloom Gifts They Will Cherish Forever

We've been bringing you the best green gifts all week but it's important to point out that an object doesn't have to be biodegradable or made from recycled materials to be sustainable. The most

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How to Green Your Holidays With Eco-Friendly Christmas Decor

How to Green Your Holidays With Eco-Friendly Christmas Decor

The holidays are a time for peace on Earth and goodwill toward men, but decorating your home with energy-guzzling lights and dead trees hardly fits in either category. Luckily, eco-conscious yuletide

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The White House’s LED-Illuminated National Christmas Tree is Greener Than Ever in its 90th Year

The White House’s LED-Illuminated National Christmas Tree is Greener Than Ever in its 90th Year

The National Christmas Tree at the White House is greener than ever this year, as it's illuminated with over 450 strands of LED Christmas lights and 120 star-shaped LED ornaments, totaling over 4,000

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Awesome Green Gifts For Under $20!

Awesome Green Gifts For Under $20!

Strapped for cash, but still want to WOW everyone with your gift offerings? Shop our Green Gifts Under $20 Guide! Whether you’re shopping for your mom, dad, siblings, better half, kids, friends or

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HOW TO: Make Scrumptious Vegan Gluten-Free Hanukkah Jelly Donuts

HOW TO: Make Scrumptious Vegan Gluten-Free Hanukkah Jelly Donuts

The first day of Hanukkah is this coming Sunday - so why not celebrate the season with a batch of delicious vegan, gluten-free sufganiyot jelly donuts? We've rounded up our favorite recipe for these

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6 Easy Ways To Make Your Own Gift Wrap

6 Easy Ways To Make Your Own Gift Wrap

According to Earth911.com, "As much as half of the 85 million tons of paper products Americans consume every year goes toward packaging, wrapping and decorating goods... [and] wrapping paper and shopping

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8 Festive LED Christmas Lights To Save You Energy & Green Your Holidays

8 Festive LED Christmas Lights To Save You Energy & Green Your Holidays

Now that autumn has arrived, the holiday season is ramping up - and it's never too soon to start thinking about decor for the winter festivities to come. This year, instead of rolling out that tangled

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Gary Card’s Electric Christmas Tree is Made from Recycled Chevy Volt Parts!

Gary Card’s Electric Christmas Tree is Made from Recycled Chevy Volt Parts!

The electric Chevy Volt may be a pretty cool green ride - but did you know it also makes a great Christmas Tree? Engadget reports that Vauxhaull, the British subsidiary of General Motors, is celebrating

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HOLIDAY BAKING RECIPES: Petey’s Vegan Almond Cookies

HOLIDAY BAKING RECIPES: Petey’s Vegan Almond Cookies

One of the best ways to warm up the house, pump up the holiday cheer, and have a little fun with your friends and family is to spend a few hours baking! This holiday season Inhabitat's Editor-in-Chief

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Jubiltree: A Reusable Wooden Christmas Tree for a Greener Holiday Season

Jubiltree: A Reusable Wooden Christmas Tree for a Greener Holiday Season

Now that November's wound down to a close and Christmas is right around the corner it's high time to start decking the halls - but why sacrifice an entire grown tree for a single season's decor? The

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One Two Tree: An Eco friendly Christmas Tree That can be Styled to Suit any Space

One Two Tree: An Eco friendly Christmas Tree That can be Styled to Suit any Space

Standing 84.5 cm tall, One Two Tree is an eco-friendly Christmas tree that consists of 26 ‘branches’ that rotate on a ‘trunk’. A hole drilled in the end of each branch enables you to create a

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Sharing Is The New Shopping: Yerdle Offers Zero-Cost Alternative To Black Friday Madness

Sharing Is The New Shopping: Yerdle Offers Zero-Cost Alternative To Black Friday Madness

This year, many conscientious consumers are exploring an out of the box (literally) alternative to black Friday madness - one that is made possible by the rise of the sharing economy. Yerdle, which

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Happy Thanksgiving 2012 from Inhabitat!

Happy Thanksgiving 2012 from Inhabitat!

Photo from Shutterstock Happy Thanksgiving Inhabitants! 2012 was filled with many hardships, but it was also marked with milestones in innovation and breakthroughs in thinking that make us truly want

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Happy Thanksgiving from All of Us at Inhabitat!

Happy Thanksgiving from All of Us at Inhabitat!

Happy Thanksgiving image via Shutterstock Happy T(of)urkey Day, readers! It's hard to believe that another holiday season is upon us — where does the time go?! We love Thanksgiving here at Inhabitat,

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DIY: Make a Homemade Organic Apple Pie with Butter Crust for the Holidays!

DIY: Make a Homemade Organic Apple Pie with Butter Crust for the Holidays!

Thanksgiving is just days away and, for those of you with unfinished menus, we have a delicious organic apple pie recipe that is guaranteed to make your guests swoon.  It's especially important to buy

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FAST Is a Surfing Villa Steps Away from The Hague’s Beach

FAST Is a Surfing Villa Steps Away from The Hague’s Beach

With prices starting from €15, FAST provides an affordable accommodation with plenty of "free sunshine, free harbor views and free sea-breeze". Guests are invited to stay at "The Bather", a sleeping

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