The holidays are a time for showing appreciation for family and spending time with one another. Unfortunately, they’re also a time for buying more than usual, mailing more packages than any other time, and generating the most waste out of the year. While it’s great to show your appreciation for loved ones, the holidays don’t have to be a time of year that hurts the environment. With just a few simple changes, you can reduce your impact on the environment and make the holidays into a green time that’s actually beneficial to the environment. Here’s a breakdown of green holiday tips offered by members of Grades of Green.