Saturday, December 13, 2008

Giving The Gift Of Trash This Holiday Season

Christmas is a wasteful time of year. Wrapping paper and discarded packages. Month-old Christmas trees and leftover snacks. All of it gets pitched in the trash and eventually finds it's way to the landfill. The North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources says the holiday season increases the nation’s trash by an extra 1 million tons per week between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. [via WSLS 10]

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