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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

Unplug appliances when not in use. Your electronics—computers, TVs, phone chargers—use energy even when they're turned off. Stand-by power can account for as much as 20% of home energy use. Save both energy and money by unplugging your devices, or put them on a power strip that you can turn off when they are not in use.  More tips...

Eco Quote

How long can men thrive between walls of brick, walking on asphalt pavements, breathing the fumes of coal and of oil, growing, working, dying, with hardly a thought of wind, and sky, and fields of grain, seeing only machine-made beauty, the mineral-like quality of life?  - Charles A. Lindbergh, Reader's Digest, November 1939   More quotes...