If you’re like me, you’re not yet ready for the holidays — though you’ve been a few of your friends’ holiday parties already. If getting holiday-ready is on your to-do list for this weekend, this quartet of helpful articles should help keep things green and merry:
What’s the greenest way to cook up classic holiday fare? In Slate, Brian Palmer considers the carbon footprint of boiling, microwaving, baking, and shredding potatoes and other holiday favorites.
Have presents, but nothing to wrap them in? Reuse your old drink containers as gift boxes by following the directions at Re-Nest.
All those greening efforts and DIY projects stressing you out? At Blogher, Shannon Hyland shares her Steps for a smaller, saner holiday season. “It’s easier — and more rewarding — than you might think,” she says.