Your Green Holiday Checklist

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By Beth Porter, Better Paper Project Director It’s no secret that the “most wonderful time of the year” leaves behind massive piles of trash. Waste1 in the U.S. increases 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day – that’s an additional 1 million tons of waste heading to our already overflowing landfills each week. Green America will help you enjoy […]

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Finding eco-friendly clothing for back-to-school

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Editorial intern Kara Turtinen explores how children’s clothes are made, and discovers what to look for, and what to avoid, when purchasing for back-to-school. From her article in the latest Green American: Items made from sustainable fibers are the safest and Earth-friendliest clothing for kids and adults. Here’s what to look for: Organic cotton: Organic cotton is grown without the […]

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