It’s a time of year for celebrating and getting together with friends and loved ones. Here are some sustainable tips to keep in mind now and year round.

Gift a Plant

Gift a Plant

Donate to a Local Charity

Use China Instead of Disposable Service Ware

Use China Instead of Disposable Service Ware

Source Food Locally

Source Food Locally

Select Sustainable Seafood

Select Sustainable Seafood

Serve Beverages in Pitchers

Compost Prep Food & Table Scraps

Compost Prep Food & Table Scraps

Use Reusable, Edible, or Living Table Decorations

Use Reusable, Edible, or Living Table Decorations

Use Cloth Napkins Instead of Paper

Use Cloth Napkins Instead of Paper

Serve Fairly Traded Organic Coffee, Tea, & Chocolate

Serve Fairly Traded Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate

Have Recycling Bins for Guests

Donate Leftovers & Unserved Food to a Local Charity

Donate Leftovers & Unserved Food to Local a Charity

Give Back & Volunteer

Give Back & Volunteer

Make Your Gifts

Buy Locally

Wrap Gifts with Paper