Ready for 2009 already? I've put together some tips for greening your eco-celebrations -- and your eco-resolutions:
For your bubbly --
>> Your guide to distinctive, affordable sparkling wines made from grapes grown on human-scale farms without the use of chemicals. A good bottle can be had for as little as $15.99.
>> 9 Domestic Sparkling Wines for New Years Eve 2009. All of these wines are from the west coast; remember that if you live on the east side of the rockies, getting your wine / champagne from Europe will actually mean a lower carbon footprint.
And for the bubbly aftermath --
>> Take public transportation -- or carpool with a designated driver in a fuel-efficient vehicle -- to stay safe as well as eco-friendly.
And for the post-party resolutions:
>> A stress-free, eco-friendly weight loss plan: Simple Till Six. Mark Bittman decided to eat healthy until 6 pm, after which he ate whatever he wanted to for dinner. “Within four months, I’d lost more than 35 pounds and was below 180, less than I’d weighed in 30 years.”
Happy new year, everyone!