I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas: Gifts, Decorations, and Recipes that Use Less and Mean More

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Chronicle Books, Sep 30, 2009 - Cooking - 180 pages
This holiday season, Anna Gettyenvironmental advocate, writer, television personality, chef, mother, and organic living experthelps families reduce their carbon footprint and save money without sacrificing style or tradition. Anna advises how to best choose a tree (real or fake?), mitigate the negative effects of necessary travel, recycle post-holiday, and more. She shares favorite holiday recipes for organic appetizers and homemade craft ideas such as pinecone wreaths and recycled sweater pillows. With inspiring photographs, extensive resources, and advice from the "Lazy Environmentalist" Josh Dorfman, Seventh Generation's Jeffrey Hollender, and other leading eco-experts, familiesmight just find that these tips help them stay green all year longthe perfect New Year's resolution!
 

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User Review  - GrannySmith - LibraryThing

One of the worst Christmas craft books it has ever been my misfortune to come across. Greenie sermon on steroids, chock full of really bad and poorly thought out ideas ie using glue and real glitter on fruit as decoration and then eating the fruit. Read full review

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User Review  - TracyRowan - LibraryThing

Let's face it, the holiday season is geared towards conspicuous consumption. There's a lot of complaining about this that goes on every year about this time, but I don't see a lot of people doing ... Read full review

Contents

foreword
introduction
Chapter 1nesting
Chapter 2entertaining
Chapter 3trimming
Chapter 4giving
Chapter 5reflecting
Resources
Acknowledgments
Index
Table of Equivalents
Copyright

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Anna Getty is a leading green living expert. She works with the Organic Center, Global Green, NRDC, and Seventh Generation, among others, and is the author of the upcoming Easy Green Organic. Anna lives in Los Angeles.

Ron Hamad is an acclaimed photographer and director who lives in Los Angeles.

Zem Joaquin is ecofabulous.com's founder and editor-in-chief. She lives in San Francisco..

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