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Family at Christmas photo by rockinfreeAre you likely to be one of the only environmentalists at the dinner table during the holidays? There's no reason to worry—use this handy guide to keep your crazy uncle from scoring any points and to help your confused cousin make better green choices. You'll find ready responses to all the most predictable dinner-table arguments. Who knows, you might even make a few converts!



 

Eco Tip

Become a vegetarian or vegan, or at least eat less meat. Meat is a big waster of water and energy—and generator of greenhouse gasses. It also exacerbates world hunger. One acre of land yields almost 18 times as much usable protein from plant versus animal sources—356 pounds if used to grow soybeans, 20 pounds if used to raise cattle for slaughter. More tips...

Eco Quote

He who knows what sweets and virtues are in the ground, the waters, the plants, the heavens, and how to come at these enchantments, is the rich and royal man. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), Essays, Second Series, 1844   More quotes...