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7 Eco-Friendly Holiday Cards

Alexis Petru

Each year, as many as 2 billion holiday cards are mailed in the U.S. between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, generating enough waste to fill a football field 10 stories high, according to California’s lead recycling agency. But don’t think you have to sacrifice your annual holiday card to keep your festivities eco-friendly. We’ve found seven holiday cards that are better for the planet, but still merry and fun: from electronic greetings to cards you can compost.

Read about these 7 Eco-friendly holiday cards at:

christmas card

Photo: Snail’s Pace Paper


One response

  1. Thank you for all these ideas. I love sending Christmas cards, but struggle to find cards that are not only environmentally-friendly, but also meaningful and useful — my Great Aunt Betty isn’t going online to check for an e-card, LOL.

    – John Watson, Waste Diversion Education Coordinator, Halton Region
    BLOG; TWITTER @HaltonRecycles

    December 15, 2011 at 1:11 pm

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