As we move closer to Christmas,with thoughts turning to presents and lists, there are some important ecological facts to bear in mind.
Americans generate an added 5 million tons of waste during the holidays. Of this, four million tons are wrapping paper and shopping bags. Worse still, the majority of holiday wrapping paper can’t be recycled because it contains lead and/or metallic materials, which are toxic if burned. So it all winds up in our landfills.
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