Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Entertaining, Homemade Bagels, and More

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The Week in DIY: Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Entertaining, Homemade Bagels, and More

Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer.


Entertain the Eco-Friendly Way on Thanksgiving, Beyond the Food

You’ve already ordered your free-range, local, organic turkey; here’s how to keep the rest of your Thanksgiving celebration sustainable.

4 Challenges to Reduce Plastic Pollution
Do your part to get plastic out of the waste stream — and out of the water — with these four suggestions.

Make Your Own Bagels: It’s Simpler Than You Think
Skip the line at the bagel shop this weekend and make your own version with this simple recipe.

Could the Happy Meal Ban Teach Kids to Avoid Junk Food Disguised in Pretty Packaging?
When it comes to fast food, good marketing can inspire us to look past environmental and health concerns, but teaching kids to think twice about a Happy Meal could spur change.

Forget America Recycles Day, Celebrate Zero Waste Day!
Buy less — and waste less — to make an environmental impact that goes way beyond recycling.

Are You Making Your Makeup Last?
Make the most of your lip gloss, eyeshadow, mascara, and other beauty essentials with these tips.

4 Reasons to Use Apple Cider Vinegar on Your Scalp
This pantry all-star does wonders for your scalp: It can get rid of dandruff, treat lice, and do the work of shampoo without the chemicals.

Top 10 Superfoods for Fall
Add these nutrient-rich foods — including pumpkin, pomegranates, broccoli, grape juice, and olive oil — to your fall menu for a delicious health boost.

There Are At Least 10 R’s, and Recycling is the Least of Them
You already reuse, reduce, and recycle, but these seven other R-words are just as critical to conservation.

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One Comment

  1. Jim Reed says:

    Great links that can help us all through a holiday when saving takes a back seat to over doing it!

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