Stockings are a fun way to create new eco-conscious holiday traditions and begin the shift toward more mindful and low waste gift giving. Rather than plastic dollar store trinkets, fewer (but better quality) items that can be used throughout the year can be much more fun. Here are 30+ eco-friendly stocking stuffer ideas for kids!
Embracing the rhythms of winter is key to creating eco-conscious holiday traditions. Rather than getting carried away by the holiday rush, use this time as an opportunity to create the kind of holiday season you truly want - one focused on the magic of family and togetherness instead of stuff.
Looking for something to get you started going zero waste with kids? A household trash audit is a great place to start! Get a clear picture of what you are throwing away each week and brainstorm ways to reduce it together. Click through for instructions and a free worksheet!
Looking to start your journey to sustainable living as a family? Begin this Earth Day weekend with a series of virtual workshops and events all about the what, how, and why of environmentally conscious living. Eight educators, scientists, sustainability advocates, and parents have teamed up to create the Sustainability & STEM Virtual Earth Day Summit, sharing practical activities and engaging lessons for kids and families!
The holiday season has so many opportunities to be green beyond eco-friendly gifts, wrapping, or decorations. Work some of these broader themes into your holiday break to start the new year off with a sustainable mindset.