How to have an Eco-Friendly Father’s Day

From greeting cards and gifts to meals for the family, it can be tough to stay environmentally friendly during holidays. Here are some tips and ideas on how you can have an eco-friendly Father’s Day.

1. Did you know that according to the National Greeting Card Association, Americans purchase approximately 6.5 billion greeting cards each year? That results in 2.5 million trees being cut down! Click here for ideas on how you can make your holiday greetings more green!

2. Repurpose boxes, newspapers, or even cereal boxes that you already have to make your own gift box or wrapping paper. Click here for even more gift-wrapping inspiration!

3. Did you know that according to the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan, meat products have a larger carbon footprint per calorie than grain or vegetable products? If you’ll be going out to eat for Father’s Day, consider having a meatless meal. You can even try Grades of Green’s Cheesy Portobello Burgers!